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    Year of Publication
    2002 2014 2002 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Alexander Cherniaev (1)
    2. Alexander Raetsky (3)
    3. Andrew Greet (4)
    4. Andrew Martin (1)
    5. Angus Dunnington (1)
    6. Byron Jacobs (2)
    7. Charlie Storey (1)
    8. Chris Ward (6)
    9. Christopher Scheerer (1)
    10. Christopher Wisnewski (1)
    11. Colin McNab (1)
    12. Craig Pritchett (1)
    13. Cyrus Lakdawala (6)
    14. Eduard Prokuronov (1)
    15. Edward Dearing (1)
    16. Endre Vegh (1)
    17. Gewain Jones (1)
    18. Glenn Flear (3)
    19. Jacob Aagaard (1)
    20. Jacob Aagaard (1)
    21. James Vigus (4)
    22. Jan Pinski (1)
    23. Joe Gallagher (3)
    24. Johan Hellsten (2)
    25. John Cox (4)
    26. John Cox (4)
    27. John Emms (17)
    28. John Shaw (2)
    29. John Watson (2)
    30. Jovanka Houska (3)
    31. Lorin D'Costa (1)
    32. Matthew Sadler (1)
    33. Maxim Chetverik (2)
    34. Milos Pavlovic (1)
    35. Neil McDonald (9)
    36. Nick Conticello (2)
    37. Nicolai V. Pedersen (1)
    38. Nigel Davies (9)
    39. Peter Lalic (1)
    40. Peter Wells (1)
    41. Richard Palliser (23)
    42. Sam Collins (1)
    43. Simon Williams (2)
    44. Steve Giddins (2)
    45. Tim Taylor (1)
    46. Timothy Taylor (4)
    47. Tony Kosten (1)
    48. Yelena Dembo (3)
    49. Yury Lapshun (2)
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    1. FAN - Figurine (8)
    2. AN - Algebraic (3)
    Topics
    1. Opening (2)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Chess Developments (3)
    2. Dangerous Weapons (13)
    3. Move by Move (10)
    4. Starting Out (32)
    Host
    1. GM Damien Lemos (1)
    2. IM Cyrus Lakdawala (1)
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    Items 1 to 36 of 123

      EBOOK - Play the Queen's Gambit
      Few would disagree that the Queen's Gambit is one of the most important openings in chess. It has a long and distinguished history and has been played by virtually all the strongest Grandmasters: Garry Kasparov, Vladimir Kramnik, Anatoly Karpov, Vishy Anand - the list goes on and on! From the very beginning White develops actively, takes the initiative and strives to dominate the center. Most agree that the Queen's Gambit is White's best chance for an opening advantage after 1. d4 d5.
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      EBOOK - Play the Queen's Gambit

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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Accelerated Dragon
      Fundamental Coverage of a Dynamic Sicilian
      The Accelerated Dragon is a dynamic choice for Black and arguably the most natural way to play the Sicilian Defence: Black develops rapidly and chooses the most active squares to place his or her pieces. Unknowing white players looking for a direct attack similar to the one used against traditional Dragon are shocked by Black's increased options due to the flexible move order.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Accelerated Dragon

      Fundamental Coverage of a Dynamic Sicilian
      Catalog Code: E-B0030EM
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      EBOOK - Play 1... Nc6
      A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire For Black
      Are you constantly struggling with the black pieces? Cant make up your mind which openings to play? Are you looking for something new: an all-in-one solution to your problems? Look no further! In this original book, Christoph Wisnewski, who is renowned for his innovative and adventurous opening ideas, provides the reader with an ambitious and all-encompassing repertoire for Black against every main line opening that White can play, based on the initial move 1...Nc6.
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      EBOOK - Play 1... Nc6

      A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire For Black
      Catalog Code: E-B0067EM
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      EBOOK - Opening Repertoire - Fianchetto System
      Weapons for White Against the King's Indian and Grunfeld
      Grandmaster Damian Lemos presents a repertoire for White against both the King's Indian and Grünfeld defences. Many players struggle to find suitable lines to challenge these two popular and dynamic openings, or find the masses of theory in the main lines difficult to digest. Lemos solves this perennial problem by advocating a solid system of development based on the fianchetto system, where understanding ideas is more important than move memorization.
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      EBOOK - Opening Repertoire - Fianchetto System

      Weapons for White Against the King's Indian and Grunfeld
      Catalog Code: E-B0388EM
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      EBOOK - Fighting the Anti-Sicilians
      Combating 2. c3, the Closed, the Morra Gambit and Other Tricky Ideas
      The Sicilian Defence is by far Black's most popular answer to 1. e4 at all levels of chess. The reason for this is easy to understand: from the very first move Black unbalances the position and can play for a win without needing to take unjustified risks. This is particularly the case with the Open Sicilian, where Black can take comfort from the knowledge that his superior pawn structure ensures control of the centre and excellent long-term chances.
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      EBOOK - Fighting the Anti-Sicilians

      Combating 2. c3, the Closed, the Morra Gambit and Other Tricky Ideas
      Catalog Code: E-B0157EM
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      EBOOK - Play 1. b4
      Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
      Do you wish to surprise your opponents on the first move? Do you enjoy playing creatively from the beginning of the game? Look no further than 1 b4! With this aggressive pawn lunge White takes the game into relatively unknown territory and forces Black players onto their own devices. Those facing 1 b4 are not allowed to fall into the comfort zone of established theory; instead they have to think for themselves from very early on.
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      EBOOK - Play 1. b4

      Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
      Catalog Code: E-B0075EM
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory?

      Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the embarrassment of choices available?

      Look no further for the answer! In Dangerous Weapons: 1 e4 e5, renowned opening experts John Emms, Glenn Flear and Andrew Greet take a revolutionary look at one of the most famous and widely-played chess openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analysed paths, the authors concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0189EM
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      EBOOK - How to play against 1. d4
      Finding a suitable defence to 1 d4 isn't an easy task, especially if you don't have endless time available to study all the latest theoretical developments. If you choose fashionable openings, it's imperative to keep pace with modern theory if you want to succeed with Black.
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      EBOOK - How to play against 1. d4

      Catalog Code: E-B0314EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Classical Sicilian
      In this book, Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik revisit the basics of the Classical Sicilian, elaborating on the crucial early moves and plans for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Classical Sicilian

      Catalog Code: E-B0018EM
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Benoni and Benko
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      In this book, four renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the Benoni, the Benko and all their associated variations. Instead of traveling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Benoni and Benko

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0193EM
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      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni
      Chess Developments is a brand new series providing state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires.
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      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni

      Catalog Code: E-B0340EM
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      EBOOK - The Veresov
      Surprise Your Opponents with the Tricky 2. Nc3!
      The Veresov could be the one for you! It's a surprisingly tricky system that, in the right hands, can be forged into a powerful attacking weapon. White forgoes the normal queen's pawn opening ideas in favor of speedy development of the queenside pieces. One advantage of this underrated line is that players with the black pieces are less likely to be familiar with all the subtleties here than in a more mainstream opening.
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      EBOOK - The Veresov

      Surprise Your Opponents with the Tricky 2. Nc3!
      Catalog Code: E-B0284EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION
      The Sicilian Defence is the most popular opening at all levels of tournament play from Linares to the local club championship. The Sicilian is played regularly by Kasparov, Anand, Kramnik, Leko, Topalov, and Shirov - a.k.a. the best players in the world. In this book a multinational line-up of leading experts give recommendations against their own pet lines in the Sicilian Defence.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

      Catalog Code: E-B0019EM
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      E-BOOK - Starting Out - Caro-Kann
      In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the Caro-Kann, studying the key principles of its many variations. Throughout the book there is an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while important strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
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      E-BOOK - Starting Out - Caro-Kann

      Catalog Code: E-B0043EM
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Nimzo-Indian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      In this book, John Emms, Chris Ward and Richard Palliser team up to examine one of the most popular and respected openings at all levels of chess: the Nimzo-Indian. Instead of pursuing the well-trodden paths, they choose an original approach, concentrating on fresh or little-explored variations of the Nimzo, and selecting a wealth of "dangerous" options for both colours. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Nimzo-Indian

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0191EM
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      EBOOK - Slay the Spanish
      Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez
      Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents weapons for Black against the hugely popular Spanish Opening, with a repertoire based on the Modern Steinitz Defence. This has justifiably earned a reputation as an important alternative to the main lines, and it's easy to see its appeal. The Modern Steinitz can lead to razor-sharp positions, such as in the Siesta Variation, where one slip by either player could prove to be fatal. But a major attraction of the Modern Steinitz is its flexibility, and Black can also choose to play in a more positional manner.
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      EBOOK - Slay the Spanish

      Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez
      Catalog Code: E-B0323EM
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      EBOOK - The English - Move by Move
      This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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      EBOOK - The English - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0348EM
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      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Pirc
      In this book, James Vigus examines the most theoretically important and instructive Pirc games since the publication of his highly acclaimed The Pirc in Black and White, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.
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      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Pirc

      Catalog Code: E-B0349EM
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      EBOOK - Scandinavian
      From a theoretical backwater to a fully blown main line opening, the rise of the Scandinavian Defence (1. e4 d5) has been nothing short of meteoric. Over the past fifteen years the Scandinavian has become more and more popular both at club and Grandmaster level. It even managed to obtain an ultimate seal of approval when Vishy Anand employed it in his World Championship match with Garry Kasparov!
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      EBOOK - Scandinavian

      Catalog Code: E-B0172EM
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      EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire
      Former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala presents a range of vicious weapons for White in a repertoire which is perfect for those who have little time for study, but enjoy taking opponents out of their comfort zones and causing them problems from the very beginning.
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      EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

      Catalog Code: E-B0320EM
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - French
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      In Dangerous Weapons: The French, International Master John Watson takes a revolutionary look at one of the most famous and widely-played chess openings: the French Defence. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, Watson concentrates on fresh or little-explored variations of the French, selecting a wealth of "dangerous" options for both colours. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - French

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0190EM
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      EBOOK - Queen's Gambit Declined
      In this book, Grandmaster Sadler explains the ideas behind the Queen's Gambit Declined, one of Black's most dependable replies to the queen's pawn. He discusses all of the major variations in popular practice, explaining the key plans and ideas and highlighting important recent developments. Written by Grandmaster Matthew Sadler, one of the world's top young players, this book offers a full explanation of both the latest theory and important thematic ideas and covers the ever-popular Queen's Gambit Declined.
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      EBOOK - Queen's Gambit Declined

      Catalog Code: E-B0102EM
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      EBOOK - Mastering the Opening
      The opening phase of the game throws up difficult questions for those keen to study and improve their chess. In Mastering the Opening, international master Byron Jacobs outlines the key plans and strategies in all major openings and helps the reader to decide upon an opening repertoire. This guide deals with every major opening, has numerous thematic games that illustrate important principles and a revolutionary layout allows readers to absorb the key ideas.
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      EBOOK - Mastering the Opening

      Catalog Code: E-B0143EM
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      EBOOK - Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld
      Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and other annoying systems? The King's Indian and the Grunfeld are two of Black's most popular answers to 1 d4; unsurprising given that they were long-time favourites of chess legends Garry Kasparov and, before him, Bobby Fischer. Brimming with complexity and dynamism, these two openings often leave those playing White scratching their heads wondering how to squeeze even the slightest of advantages out of the opening and, just as crucially, how to avoid becoming swamped in a morass of complicated theory.
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      EBOOK - Beating the King's Indian and Grunfeld

      Catalog Code: E-B0156EM
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      EBOOK - Play the Queen's Indian
      The Queen's Indian is a dynamic and flexible way to meet 1 d4, and it leads to complex and intricate positions rich in ideas both sides. Such is the high regard for the Quee''s Indian that virtually all the world's top players have utilized it at one time or another.

      In this book, Andrew Greet presents a complete repertoire for Black. He reveals his secrets, offers answers against all of White's possibilities, and highlights the principal tactical and positional plans.
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      EBOOK - Play the Queen's Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0289EM
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      In Dangerous Weapons: Anti-Sicilians, prominent opening specialists John Emms, Richard Palliser and Peter Wells take a revolutionary look at a popular group of openings - the Anti-Sicilians.
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0267EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Benoni Systems
      Including the Schmidt Benoni, the Czech Benoni and the Benko Gambit
      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of Benoni Systems. This book is a study of all the crucial Benoni systems apart from the Modern Benoni. It presents diverse and practical options against the queen's pawn opening for dynamic, tactical players and solid, positional players alike. Included are such daring defenses as the controversial Blumenfeld Counter-Gambit and the Benko Gambit, a favorite with uncompromising Grandmasters such as Veselin Topalov and Vassily Ivanchuk.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Benoni Systems

      Including the Schmidt Benoni, the Czech Benoni and the Benko Gambit
      Catalog Code: E-B0298EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - King's Indian Attack
      The King's Indian Attack was a firm favourite of the legendary Bobby Fischer, and more recently it has been utilised with great success by world-class Grandmasters such as Alexander Morozevich. The renowned chess coach Mark Dvoretsky regards the King's Indian Attack as a perfect weapon on which to base an opening repertoire.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - King's Indian Attack

      Catalog Code: E-B0003EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games
      'Open Games' refer to a myriad of openings arising after the ever-popular 1 e4 e5: the Italian Game, the Scotch, The Two Knights Defence, the King's Gambit, the Evans Gambit, the Bishop's Opening, the Four Knights, the Petroff and much more besides.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games

      Catalog Code: E-B0276EM
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      EBOOK - The New Old Indian
      A Repertoire for Black against 1 d4
      The Old Indian Defence is considered to be a sound way for Black to meet 1 d4. Some might argue that it is steady rather than spectacular, but is this reputation totally deserved? Grandmaster Alexander Cherniaev strongly disagrees, and in this book he introduces ambitious and aggressive ways for Black to play in the main lines. He constructs an improved version of a repertoire he has himself utilized with great success against grandmaster opposition. Using illustrative games, he studies the fundamental tactical and positional ideas for both sides, and also covers what to do if White avoids the Old Indian.
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      EBOOK - The New Old Indian

      A Repertoire for Black against 1 d4
      Catalog Code: E-B0332EM
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      EBOOK - Play the Sicilian Kan
      A Dynamic and Flexible Repertoire for Black
      A Dynamic and Flexible Repertoire for Black! The Kan is an ideal choice as an opening weapon against 1. e4, as it is one of the easiest variations of the Sicilian to learn and play. This is because, unlike some variations of the Sicilian, you don't need to memorize loads of opening theory in order to be successful.
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      EBOOK - Play the Sicilian Kan

      A Dynamic and Flexible Repertoire for Black
      Catalog Code: E-B0074EM
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      EBOOK - Italian Game and Evan's Gambit
      The Italian Game (sometimes referred to as the Giuoco Piano) is one of the oldest openings around, and also one of the first lines a player learns when he or she is introduced to chess. It leads to play that is easy to understand: both sides develop their pieces logically and begin attacks on the opposing kings. The Italian Game gives both White and Black the opportunity to play either aggressively and in gambit fashion, or in a restrained and positional manner. One of White's most exciting and attacking options is the legendary Evans Gambit, which has been brought back into the limelight in this modern era by such uncompromising players as World Champion Garry Kasparov, Alexander Morozevich,and England's Nigel Short.
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      EBOOK - Italian Game and Evan's Gambit

      Catalog Code: E-B0232EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Colle
      This book is a further addition to Everyman's best-selling Starting Out series, which has been acclaimed for its original approach to tackling chess openings. International Master Richard Palliser examines the fundamentals of the Colle, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Colle

      Catalog Code: E-B0029EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov
      This book is a further addition to Everyman's best-selling Starting Out series, which has been acclaimed for its original approach to tackling chess openings. John Cox revisits the fundamentals of the Sveshnikov, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov

      Catalog Code: E-B0025EM
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann
      Dazzle Your Opponents
      Are you tired of playing the same old openings again and again? Perhaps it's time for a change: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three opening specialists get together to take a revolutionary look at the Caro-Kann. In doing so they take the road less travelled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann

      Dazzle Your Opponents
      Catalog Code: E-B0309EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Modern
      The Modern Defence is a dynamic, ambitious and universal opening, one that can be used against virtually every system White can play. Black's provocative strategy is based upon allowing White to construct an imposing pawn centre in the anticipation that a well-timed strike will bring about its downfall.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Modern

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