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    1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Edition Olms
    2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Russell Enterprises
    Year of Publication
    2003 2013 2003 to 2013
    Author(s)
    1. Carsten Hansen (1)
    2. Daniel Lowinger (1)
    3. Hannes Langrock (1)
    4. John Donaldson (1)
    5. Karsten Muller (1)
    6. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
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      Spanish Exchange Variation
      A Fischer Favorite - White Repertoire for Tournament Players
      The Spanish Exchange Variation lets you play one of the major chess openings, the Ruy Lopez, without the risk of drowning in the huge flow of information now available to the modern chess-player. White's play in this opening is often very thematic, thus an understanding of the typical positions is more important than concrete knowledge of variations.
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      Spanish Exchange Variation

      A Fischer Favorite - White Repertoire for Tournament Players
      Catalog Code: B0012OE

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      The Modern Morra Gambit
      A Dynamic Weapon Against the Sicilian
      In this completely revised second edition, the author probes the secrets of this gambit with tactical acuity and strategic objectivity. He concludes that "Most of Black's defensive systems objectively offer acceptable prospects in a complicated battle. Nevertheless, I can promise that every talented attacking player who studies the Morra Gambit will achieve excellent practical results. The positions that arise are extremely difficult to play, especially if the defender is not familiar with them.
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      The Modern Morra Gambit

      A Dynamic Weapon Against the Sicilian
      Catalog Code: B0054RE
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      The 3... Qd8 Scandinavian - Simple and Strong
      The world's oldest opening variation, 3...Qd8 in the Scandinavian Defense, has resurfaced in the last decade to give players at all levels a winning edge. Whether you prefer a sharp tactical game or slower positional maneuvering, the 3...Qd8 Scandinavian provides a genuine alternative for club players and grandmasters seeking to play for a win from the outset.
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      The 3... Qd8 Scandinavian - Simple and Strong

      Catalog Code: B0069RE
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      222 Opening Traps After 1. d4
      Traps lurk in every stage of a chess game, but they occur especially often in the opening. In this instructional volume, the two internationally recognized masters of the game cover the traps that can be expected after the double advance of the white d-pawn. For every possible opening after 1.d4. including the Queen's Gambit or the King's Indian Defense - there are explanatory texts detailing the most typical trap motifs.
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      222 Opening Traps After 1. d4

      Catalog Code: B0010OE
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      A Strategic Opening Repertoire
      In 1998 a slim volume by IM John Donaldson explored the crafting of a sophisticated but easily assimilated group of interrelated opening strategies intending to establish small but lasting advantages. The result, A Strategic Opening Repertoire was an instant success. Now this second edition, revised by Danish FM Carsten Hansen with the assistance of John Donaldson, is greatly expanded - twice the size, with many more games and detailed explanations.
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      A Strategic Opening Repertoire

      Catalog Code: B0027RE
      Our Price: $29.95

      Opening Developments
      School of Chess Excellence - VOLUME 4
      The fourth in Mark Dvoretsky's School of Chess Excellence series, this book analyzes opening problems that players may face in any game. As always, there are numerous examples to help illustrate the best choices to make for chess success.
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      Opening Developments

      School of Chess Excellence - VOLUME 4
      Catalog Code: B0004OE
      Our Price: $34.95

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