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    Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    The Evans Gambit is one of the most dangerous chess openings ever invented as white recklessly sacrifices a pawn on move 4 to obtain a lasting initiative with an enduring lead in development. The Evans Gambit arises via the move order 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4!? – as white sacrifices this pawn to distract black’s minor pieces and open lines for instant attacking prospects as black’s king will have a difficult time getting out of the center.
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    Decimate Black with the Evans Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

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    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack - Move by Move
    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack is an ideal opening choice for players keen to avoid mainline theory but still wanting to set their opponents problems from the outset. In the Nimzo-Larsen, White begins 1 b3 and then develops in hypermodern fashion – planning to undermine any central structures Black dares to erect. A key attraction of the Nimzo-Larsen is that White can steer the game into either sharp play or elaborate strategic battles. In this book, International Master Cyrus Lakdawala invites you to join him in examining the many different variations of the Nimzo-Larsen. Lakdawala studies the typical plans and tactics for both sides, offers repertoire options for White, provides answers to all the key questions and tells you everything you need to know about playing the Nimzo-Larsen Attack.
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    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0371EM
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    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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    Play 1. b4

    Shock Your Opponents with the Sokolsky
    Catalog Code: B0075EM
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    Play 1.b3
    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack - A Friend for Life
    The popularity of the Nimzo-Larsen Attack is largely based on its surprise value, but in fact 1.b3 is one of White's more logical first moves, since by immediately developing his queen's bishop, White aims at undermining the black centre.
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    Play 1.b3

    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack - A Friend for Life
    Catalog Code: B0001NIC
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    The Sniper
    Play ...g6, ....Bg7 and ...c5!
    The Sniper is a dynamic and universal opening weapon for Black which can be used against all mainline openings. Black's system of development with ...g6 and ...Bg7 initially allows White to occupy the centre but, in true hypermodern style, Black strikes back immediately with ...c5. The Sniper can lead to original or barely-known positions in which Black can strive for the initiative. It's also rich in move-order possibilities, with potential transpositions into Sicilian, King's Indian or Benko-type positions.
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    The Sniper

    Play ...g6, ....Bg7 and ...c5!
    Catalog Code: B0328EM
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    EBOOK - The Sniper
    Play ...g6, ....Bg7 and ...c5!
    The Sniper is a dynamic and universal opening weapon for Black which can be used against all mainline openings. Black's system of development with ...g6 and ...Bg7 initially allows White to occupy the centre but, in true hypermodern style, Black strikes back immediately with ...c5. The Sniper can lead to original or barely-known positions in which Black can strive for the initiative. It's also rich in move-order possibilities, with potential transpositions into Sicilian, King's Indian or Benko-type positions.
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    EBOOK - The Sniper

    Play ...g6, ....Bg7 and ...c5!
    Catalog Code: E-B0328EM
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    The Blackmar Diemer Gambit
    A Modern Guide to a Fascinating Chess Opening
    The Blackmar-Diemer Gambit is a dangerous attacking opening which has amassed a cult following amongst club players, a loyal band of supporters like no other in chess. White sacrifices a pawn in return for a strong initiative which tests Black's defensive capabilities to the limit. Some experts have questioned its objective soundness, but there's no doubting its success and popularity over the board, where pressure and a ticking clock often means it's impossible to find the right defence.
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    The Blackmar Diemer Gambit

    A Modern Guide to a Fascinating Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0321EM
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    The Ryder Gambit Accepted - UPDATED EDITION
    The Ryder Gambit is a fun opening, one which gives rise to spectacular combinational possibilities. Even a player with limited experience can create a magnificent mating attack which can be shown to friends and kibbitzers and even published in local chess magazines. The fans of this opening are true lovers of this royal game and even if their enthusiasm is unjustified by objective analysis, it is nevertheless one of the joys of chess.
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    The Ryder Gambit Accepted - UPDATED EDITION

    Catalog Code: B0085IS
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    Play the Benko Gambit
    The Benko Gambit is undoubtedly one of Black's most dynamic openings. In return for his pawn investment Black gains long-term pressure, which is often so powerful it continues right through into the endgame. White must decide whether to grab the pawn and try to hold on, or to choose a more aggressive approach. Either way, Black generally succeeds in his aim of unbalancing the position from a very early stage.
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    Play the Benko Gambit

    Catalog Code: B0333EM
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    SHOPWORN - Play the Benko Gambit
    The Benko Gambit is undoubtedly one of Black's most dynamic openings. In return for his pawn investment Black gains long-term pressure, which is often so powerful it continues right through into the endgame. White must decide whether to grab the pawn and try to hold on, or to choose a more aggressive approach. Either way, Black generally succeeds in his aim of unbalancing the position from a very early stage.
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    SHOPWORN - Play the Benko Gambit

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    No Passion For Chess Fashion
    Fierce Openings For Your New Repertoire
    Professional grandmasters study the latest wrinkles of their favorite openings. They have time to think about innovations in the Sicilian Najdorf, the Marshall Attack, or the Semi-Slav. It's part of their job. But club players can rarely afford such luxury, and an excellent way for them to beat their busy schedules is to play good, solid opening lines that happen to be out of style.
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    No Passion For Chess Fashion

    Fierce Openings For Your New Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0072EU
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    How to Play the From Gambit
    Henry Bird's 1.f4 has become the choice of many players who wish to avoid the voluminous theory surrounding 1.e4, 1.d4 and even 1.c4. If Black plays passively then he is likely to find himself in an inferior line, especially if he allows a reversed Dutch defense. But there is an exciting alternative to the main lines - the From Gambit! With l...e5 Black makes it clear that he is willing to fight. The lines which arise often involve forced piece sacrifices for both sides, and knowledge of the middlegame ideas is critical.
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    How to Play the From Gambit

    Catalog Code: B0107IS
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    Crushing White - The SNIPER! - VOLUME 1
    An Easy to Learn Chess Opening & Strategy
    This instructional book was created to reveal the secrets of the SNIPER, which is a universal system that Black can play against virtually any white formation.
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    Crushing White - The SNIPER! - VOLUME 1

    An Easy to Learn Chess Opening & Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0059OB
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    Fly the Pterodactyl
    FIDE master Eric Schiller presents the opening in all its glory with detailed opening analysis and over. The complete illustrative games in this book you will find all you need to know to take up it as black and confront your opponents from the very earliest stages of the game.
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    Fly the Pterodactyl

    Catalog Code: B0131IS
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    Blackmar-Diemer Gambit Bogoljubow Variation
    The Blackmar-Diemer Gambit is rarely seen at the chess master level but is popular and successful among amateur players. It was played by Grandmaster Efim Bogoljubow who played two matches for the World Chess Championship and who said "When I am white I win because I am white. When I am black I win because I am Bogoljubov.
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    Blackmar-Diemer Gambit Bogoljubow Variation

    Catalog Code: B0142IS
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    Mission - Checkmate! with the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit
    This is a book for chess players who love to play for checkmate from the very first move.
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    Mission - Checkmate! with the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit

    Catalog Code: B0152IS
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    Attack with Black
    A Ukrainian Champion Provides a Blockbuster Repertoire with the Benko and Blumenfeld Gambits
    Aveskulov examines all of White's options and move-orders after 1 d4 Nf6, and shows an aggressive reply to each of them.
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    Attack with Black

    A Ukrainian Champion Provides a Blockbuster Repertoire with the Benko and Blumenfeld Gambits
    Catalog Code: B0182GB
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    Janowski - Indian Defence
    1d4 Nf6 2 c4 d6 3 Nc3 Bf5
    The Janowski-Indian (1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 d6 3 Nc3 Bf5) has enjoyed the patronage of such strong chess players as Mikhail Tal, Jan Timman, Bent Larsen, Larry Christiansen, John Fedorowicz and Kamran Shirazi.
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    Janowski - Indian Defence

    1d4 Nf6 2 c4 d6 3 Nc3 Bf5
    Catalog Code: B0165IS
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    Standing Up to the Trompowski - Chess Lecture - Volume 23
    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    Standing Up to the Trompowski - Chess Lecture - Volume 23

    Catalog Code: DVD0023CL
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    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13
    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    Openings Overview - a4,b4,g4,h4,1.e4, 1.d4, 1.c4/Nf3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 13

    Catalog Code: DVD0013CL
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    How to Face Unorthodox Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 15
    Founded in 2005 ChessLecture.com is one of the largest chess instructional libraries in the world. Our lectures are created and presented by Grand Masters, International Masters and National Masters and contain excellent instruction by experienced players for the chess enthusiast.
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    How to Face Unorthodox Openings - Chess Lecture - Volume 15

    Catalog Code: DVD0015CL
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    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - The Flank Openings - VOLUME 5
    In the fifth volume of our openings tutorials we will be dealing with the Flank Openings. We make a start with the English Opening 1.c4. If Black replies in traditional fashion with 1...e5, this is a Reversed Sicilian. We have devoted four videos to the various systems, Lars Schandorff will take you through the Reversed Dragon, the English Four Knights, the Botvinnik System and alternatives.
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    CHESSBASE TUTORIALS - The Flank Openings - VOLUME 5

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    Playing the Trompowsky
    An Attacking Repertoire
    If like most chess players you have a limited amount of time that you can spend studying, but you still want to push for an advantage with White, then the Trompowsky is a great choice.  
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    Playing the Trompowsky

    An Attacking Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0086QT
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    Crushing White - The SNIPER! - VOLUME 2
    An Easy to Learn Chess Opening & Strategy
    Crushing White: The SNIPER! is the second of a Black comprehensive repertoire two volume set by International Grandmaster Ron W. Henley. This instructional book was created to reveal the secrets of the SNIPER, which is a universal system that Black can play against virtually any white formation. Black has won many beautiful games by employing various secret Sniper weapons. In the 456 pages, thematic tactics and strategy are explained with the use of 1143 diagrams.
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    Crushing White - The SNIPER! - VOLUME 2

    An Easy to Learn Chess Opening & Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0079OB
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    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70
    GM Jesse Kraai shows you the ins and outs of the Fried Liver Attack for beginners all the way up through how advanced players can use this to their advantage. He then goes on to show you how it was employed in 2 high profile games. Jesse says, “The Fried Liver is not just for beginners!”
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    Fried Liver and Variations, Theory and Examples - Chess Lecture - Volume 70

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    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 160 - The SNIPER - VOL. 6
    On this DVD GM Ron W. Henley continues his popular Universal System for The Aggressive Black Player. 1.e4 g6 Bg7 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.c3 Covering lines against the often difficult to meet c3 Sicilian,Grand Prix Attack, Closed Sicilian and Scholar's mate.
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    FOXY OPENINGS - Volume 160 - The SNIPER - VOL. 6

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    The Trompowsky Attack - Move by Move
    In this book, International Master Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Trompowsky Attack. Originally a favourite among club players, in recent years the Trompowsky has been transformed into a powerful weapon even at grandmaster level. It particularly appeals to bold, ambitious players and leads to positions which are rich in possibilities for both sides. Using illustrative games and drawing on his own experience with the opening, Lakdawala provides a repertoire for White, covers the main positional and tactical ideas for both sides, provides answers to all the key questions and tells you everything you need to know about successfully playing the Trompowsky Attack.
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    The Trompowsky Attack - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0389EM
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    EBOOK - The Trompowsky Attack - Move by Move
    In this book, International Master Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Trompowsky Attack. Originally a favourite among club players, in recent years the Trompowsky has been transformed into a powerful weapon even at grandmaster level.
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    EBOOK - The Trompowsky Attack - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0389EM
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