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      Tiger's Modern
      In this book Swedish grandmaster Tiger Hillarp Persson presents his own favourite defence against 1.e4, the Modern Defence with a6. With his trademark laidback approach, he explains the different White replies to his system. His repertoire is based on deep understanding, common themes, and interesting games, rather than simply theory to be memorized.
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      Tiger's Modern

      Catalog Code: B0021QT

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      Pocket Opening Instructor
      is an interactive tutorial for Pocket PC for intermediate players. This is a perfect opening manual.
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      Pocket Opening Instructor

      Catalog Code: WIN0078CV
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      Beat the KID
      The King's Indian Defence is one of Black's most ambitious and popular replies to 1.d4 so White needs to be well prepared. Jan Markos shows the way with three separate repertoires for White. Each of the lines he explains has a different style, ranging from solidly positional to wildly attacking.
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      Beat the KID

      Catalog Code: B0003QT

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      Alterman Gambit Guide - Black Gambits - VOLUME 1
      The Alterman Gambit Guide: Black Gambits 1 is both an opening book and an instructional manual. Sharpen your tactics and learn to play dynamic attacking chess while studying the most entertaining gambits.
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      Alterman Gambit Guide - Black Gambits - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0055QT

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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4
      Modern Chess Opening, vol. 4, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 266 games/lectures.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4

      Catalog Code: E-WIN0108CV
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5
      Modern Chess Opening, vol. 5, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 294 games/lectures.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5

      Catalog Code: E-WIN0109CV
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6
      Modern Chess Opening, vol. 6, Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 416 games/lectures.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6

      Catalog Code: E-WIN0110CV
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
      The Modern Chess Opening, Vol. 7 course is aimed at teaching the student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of important Other Openings.
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      DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7

      Catalog Code: E-WIN0111CV
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      DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
      Learn to play chess by learning the opening mistakes and traps that have been discovered over time.
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      DOWNLOAD - Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders

      Catalog Code: E-WIN0130CV
      Our Price: $19.95

      Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
      Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders is the opening training program for Pocket PC. The chess material prepared by IM Yaroslav Ulko and IM Aleksey Mitenkov, both experienced coaches and players in Russia and aimed at intermediate players.
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      Pocket Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders

      Catalog Code: WIN0060CV
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      Challenging the Grunfeld
      The young Scottish IM delivers a profound yet entertaining survey of the statistically most dangerous line against the Grunfeld Defence: the Modern Exchange Variation with 8.Rb1. Dearing has achieved the very difficult balance between analytical depth and general explanation which is seldom achieved even by seasoned writers.
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      Challenging the Grunfeld

      Catalog Code: B0011QT
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      Modernized - The King's Indian Defense
      This book is a full repertoire (from Black’s perspective) for the King’s Indian Defense. By using a variety of theoretical games from recent Grandmaster practice (as well as a number of classical examples), Bojkov covers every major line in depth, with due coverage to all sidelines as well. The reader will also become familiarized with many strategic ideas, thematic tactics, and the abundance of imaginative possibilities the King’s Indian Defense is famous for.
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      Modernized - The King's Indian Defense

      Catalog Code: B0083OB
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      Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders
      Learn to play chess by learning the opening mistakes and traps that have been discovered over time.
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      Encyclopedia of Opening Blunders

      Catalog Code: WIN0130CV
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      Beating The Open Games
      In this book Marin reveals his own opening repertoire, which he prepared for high-level international competition. But besides giving concrete answers to any worries players might have about facing the Open Games, Marin uses his renowned writing skills to lucidly convey the main strategic ideas.
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      Beating The Open Games

      Catalog Code: B0001QT
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0020QT
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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1
      "Grandmaster Repertoire" is a new series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0026QT
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      The Caro-Kann - Grandmaster Repertoire 7
      In chess, the Caro-Kann opening is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1.e4. It is a regular favorite of elite players, who know that computer-aided preparation now threatens the sharpest lines of the Sicilian or Ruy Lopez (at the very least with a forced draw).

      The Caro-Kann is less susceptible to such forcing lines - Black sets out to equalize in the opening, and win the game later. Grandmaster Lars Schandorff reveals a bulletproof chess opening repertoire and lucidly explains how Black should play the middle and endgame
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      The Caro-Kann - Grandmaster Repertoire 7

      Catalog Code: B0037QT
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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - VOLUME 1
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - The Grünfeld Defence offers a repertoire for Black against 1.d4.
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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0050QT
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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 9 - VOLUME 2
      The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - The Grünfeld Defence offers a repertoire for Black against 1.d4. Avrukh's two previous Grandmaster Repertoire books for White received universal rave reviews and have been hugely influential on chess players all over the world, including at the very highest level.
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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 9 - VOLUME 2

      Catalog Code: B0060QT
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      Mayhem in the Morra
      1... c5 Wiped Off the Map! - Sicilian Refuted!
      Esserman is the world's leading expert on the Morra Gambit and he shares all his secrets and many novelties in a lively witty style. The Morra leads to exciting gambit play, so some players decline the offer with 3...Nf6 - Esserman also shows how White can attack this cautious defence.
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      Mayhem in the Morra

      1... c5 Wiped Off the Map! - Sicilian Refuted!
      Catalog Code: B0065QT
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      Playing 1.d4 - The Queen's Gambit
      This book offers White an easy to remember aggressive repertoire, based on occupying the centre and then expanding. Schandorff presents the ideas and information in an accessible and entertaining style.
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      Playing 1.d4 - The Queen's Gambit

      Catalog Code: B0067QT
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      Playing 1. d4 - The Indian Defences
      A Grandmaster's Guide
      Chess players are offered an ambitious repertoire for White with 1.d4 in two volumes, with this book covering all lines except 1...d5. The repertoire is based on classical lines and inspired by Botvinnik’s approach.
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      Playing 1. d4 - The Indian Defences

      A Grandmaster's Guide
      Catalog Code: B0070QT
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      Grandmaster Repertoire 12 - The Modern Benoni
      The Modern Benoni arises after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6. It leads to unbalanced structures and exciting play, so it has naturally been a favourite of ambitious attacking players such as Tal, Fischer and, more recently, Topalov, Ivanchuk and Gashimov.
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      Grandmaster Repertoire 12 - The Modern Benoni

      Catalog Code: B0075QT
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      The King's Gambit
      There was a golden era when The King’s Gambit was the favourite opening of every attacking player. In the glory days of Paul Morphy it was considered almost cowardly to play anything else. Legends such as Spassky and Bronstein kept the flame burning in the 20th century, but its popularity faded as players became distrustful of White’s ultra-aggressive approach. Nevertheless there are honourable exceptions whose games prove that this ancient weapon can still draw blood – Short, Nakamura and Zvjaginsev are world-class players who have used the King’s Gambit successfully. In this groundbreaking work, GM John Shaw shows that the ultimate Romantic chess opening remains relevant and dangerous even in the computer era. GM John Shaw has been Scottish Champion three times. This is his most ambitious book to date, and was many years in the making.
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      The King's Gambit

      Catalog Code: B0084QT
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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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      Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 1
      The French Defence is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. Black invites his opponent to gain space in the centre, with the intention of undermining the enemy position and launching a counterattack. Although the amount of theory has expanded in recent years, the French often leads to positions where positional and strategic understanding prove more relevant than long sequences of computer-generated moves. Grandmaster Repertoire 14 - The French Defence 1 introduces the Winawer Variation after the opening moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4, and provides expert recommendations against all of White's major possibilities
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      Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 1

      Catalog Code: B0088QT
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      Playing the French
      The French Defence is one of the most solid and strategically rich responses to 1.e4. Many opening lines have been analysed to death by computer, but the French is relatively resistant to this growing trend, as the characteristic blocked pawn centre leads to situations where a player with superior understanding can overcome an opponent whose expertise lies in computer-assisted preparation.
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      Playing the French

      Catalog Code: B0081QT
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      Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 2
      The French Defence is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. Grandmaster Repertoire 15 – The French Defence 2 covers the most critical variation of the Winawer, which occurs after the opening moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3† 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4. This volume presents three contrasting ways of meeting White’s aggressive opening system: 7...cxd4 leading to the notorious Winawer Poisoned Pawn; 7...0–0 8.Bd3 f5, a solid yet strategically complex system; and 7...0–0 8.Bd3 Nbc6, which leads to a tense, full-blooded battle.

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      Grandmaster Repertoire - The French Defence - Vol. 2

      Catalog Code: B0090QT
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      Opening Lab
      This is a perfect opening manual. It features a theoretical review of all the chess openings, which are illustrated by instructive games of the greatest chess players.
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      Opening Lab

      Catalog Code: WIN0081CV
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      Modern Chess Opening - Open Games (1.e4 e5) - VOLUME 1
      This course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of the Open Games.
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      Modern Chess Opening - Open Games (1.e4 e5) - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: WIN0105CV
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      Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2
      Modern Chess Opening, vol. 2, Semi-Open Games (1.e4) course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 426 games/lectures.
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      Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2

      Catalog Code: WIN0106CV
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      Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3
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      Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3

      Catalog Code: WIN0107CV
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