CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 14

No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!

Product Code: B0014SOS

CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 14

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Secrets of Opening Surprises brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas. They may seem outrageous at first sight, but have proven to be perfectly playable. An SOS deviates very early from the regular lines in a mainstream opening, usually even before move six! That is why it is so easy to actually bring the variation on the board. You will baffle your opponent without having studied large quantities of stuffy theory. Please have a quick look at the SOS's in this issue


  1. Jeroen Bosch - The SOS Files
  2. Jeroen Bosch - SOS in the Lasker Defence
  3. Simon Williams - King's Gambit: Tartakower Variation
  4. Alexander Finkel - An Opening Bomb in the Slav
  5. Dimitri Reinderman - Sicilian Najdorf: the 'Mejvik Variation'
  6. Sinisa Drazic - A King's Indian Surprise
  7. Igor Lysyj - Queen's Indian: Chernyshov's Line
  8. Jeroen Bosch - An Unusual Taimanov
  9. Maurits Wind - The Mayet Defence
  10. Author Kogan - English Opening: Early Inspiration
  11. Alexander Finkel - Caro-Kann Advanced: an SOS Trend
  12. Matthieu Cornette - Grunfeld Fianchetto: a New Idea
  13. Max Illingworth - Sicilian: the Illingworth Gambit
  14. Jeroen Bosch - Avoiding the King's Indian Samisch
  15. Sinisa Drazic - Sicilian: the Bücker-Welling Variation
  16. Jeroen Bosch - Fianchetto in the Alekhine Four Pawns
  17. Author Kogan - King's Gambit – a Patzer Check


Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings.

Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory.

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Product Details

ISBN 9056913662
Manufacturer New in Chess
Author(s) Jeroen Bosch
Pages 144 Pages
Publication Date Mar 16, 2012
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
Popular Series Secrets of Opening Surprises