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    Items 145 to 180 of 346

      EBOOK - Taming the Sicilian
      A Repertoire for White Against the Most Popular Black Opening
      The Sicilian Defence is Black's most ambitious and popular defence to 1 e4. Finding a suitable weapon against it has taxed many a grandmaster's brain. Should White dive into the labyrinth of mountainous theory and complications, in which the player who knows the latest theoretical wrinkle is likely to prevail, or should White abstain and instead head for the more tranquil waters of the various Anti-Sicilians on offer? Perhaps the answer lies somewhere in-between!
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      EBOOK - Taming the Sicilian

      A Repertoire for White Against the Most Popular Black Opening
      Catalog Code: E-B0212EM
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      EBOOK - Play the Nimzo-Indian
      The Nimzo-Indian is one of Black's most universally popular and respectable answers to 1 d4. It could be said that no other opening allows Black to play for a win from such a sound positional basis, while its flexibility gives rise to a multitude of different positions rich in tactical and positional play.
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      EBOOK - Play the Nimzo-Indian

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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 - Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      In Dangerous Weapons: The Sicilian, John Emms and Richard Palliser team up to investigate by far the most popular and widely-played chess opening, but in a revolutionary way. They concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations of the open Sicilian, selecting a wealth of ideas and options for both colours. Many of the carefully chosen weapons are innovative, visually shocking, incredibly tricky, or have been unfairly discarded; they are guaranteed to throw even your most experienced opponent off balance. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you assured and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0192EM
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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

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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 - The Budapest Gambit
      The Budapest Gambit is an ambitious and adventurous opening for Black, who offers a pawn as early as the second move in return for active and rapid development. It has always been a particular favorite at club level, where it still provides a surprise weapon, but it has also been utilized with success by top-class Grandmasters.
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      EBOOK - The Budapest Gambit

      Catalog Code: E-B0281EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - c3 Sicilian
      In this book, c3 Sicilian expert John Emms goes back to basics: he explains in depth the reasoning behind the critical early moves - something that is often neglected - and uses instructive games to demonstrate key plans for both White and Black.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - c3 Sicilian

      Catalog Code: E-B0017EM
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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 - Starting Out - Sicilian Grand Prix Attack
      In this book Gawain Jones, one of the world' leading experts on the Grand Prix Attack, provides everything you need to know about this opening. Using illustrative games and drawing upon his own wealth of experience, he introduces the key moves and ideas for both sides, taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that has often been neglected or taken for granted.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Grand Prix Attack

      Catalog Code: E-B0022EM
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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 - Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Dangerous Weapons is a series of opening books which supply the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire. In this book, three opening experts team up and take a contemporary look at the Ruy Lopez, one of the most popular chess openings. Instead of analysing the well-trodden main lines they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, 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: The Ruy Lopez

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0363EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern
      The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess writers, who are used to writing for players of all levels and are renowned for their ability to explain ideas in a lucid and straightforward manner.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

      Catalog Code: E-B0014EM
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      EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas
      What are the greatest opening ideas in chess history? This is a fascinating question that would undoubtedly spark endless debate and discussion amongst all the experts and enthusiasts of the game. From the invention and development of openings which are now considered to be mainline, to the wealth of stunning one-move novelties which have convincingly overturned previous expert assessments, there is certainly a plethora of brilliant ideas to choose from - everyone will have their own opinion on this subject!
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      EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas

      Catalog Code: E-B0081EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit
      The Queen's Gambit Declined is one of the most popular and fundamental chess openings of all time and it has been the battleground for countless world-class encounters throughout the history of chess. Adherents include a long list of World champions, including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov and Vladimir Kramnik.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit

      Catalog Code: E-B0041EM
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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 - 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 - Play the Accelerated Dragon
      The Accelerated Dragon remains one of Black’s most popular choices in the Sicilian, and the attractions are obvious. Black’s opening strategy is easy to understand, and his pieces are quickly developed on active squares. Furthermore, White players hoping to attack in the same way as against the traditional Dragon will be shocked by the Accelerated Dragon’s greater flexibility and possibilities for a swift counterattack.
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      EBOOK - Play the Accelerated Dragon

      Catalog Code: E-B0385EM
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      EBOOK - Improve Your Opening Play
      Grandmaster Chris Ward explains the important ideas behind every major opening, unravelling among others the secrets of the Sicilian, the mysteries of the Modern and the fundamentals of the French. He emphasizes the need to understand the key elements of each opening rather than simply memorize a series of complicated variations which leave you stranded if the opponent varies from the expected route.
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      EBOOK - Improve Your Opening Play

      Catalog Code: E-B0214EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined
      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. Neil McDonald goes back to the basics of the Queen's Gambit Declined, introducing the keymoves and ideas, and taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that is often neglected or taken for granted in other texts.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined

      Catalog Code: E-B0027EM
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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 - 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 - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move
      This new series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Moveformat greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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      EBOOK - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0345EM
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      EBOOK - Nimzo-Indian Kasparov Variation
      4. Nf3 as Popularized by Garry Kasparov
      The Nimzo-Indian Defence is certainly one of Black's most respectable ways of meeting 1 d4; it's popular at all levels of chess and white players have been banging their heads against brick walls in trying to find an advantageous line. What can White do to throw his opponent off balance at an early stage? The answer is contained in this book!
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      EBOOK - Nimzo-Indian Kasparov Variation

      4. Nf3 as Popularized by Garry Kasparov
      Catalog Code: E-B0249EM
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      EBOOK - Alekhine Alert
      A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4
      Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White's central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on.
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      EBOOK - Alekhine Alert

      A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4
      Catalog Code: E-B0301EM
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      EBOOK - Play the English
      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
      An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics.
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      EBOOK - Play the English

      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
      Catalog Code: E-B0073EM
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      EBOOK - Seven Ways to Smash the Sicilian
      One of the main reasons the Sicilian is the most popular opening is that is it promotes such bold and aggressive chess. But as White it's not enough just to attack; you must do so in the right way, using the appropriate weapons. In this book Yury Lapshun and Nick Conticello introduce, categorize and analyse the "Seven Deadly Sacrifices" White has at his disposal.
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      EBOOK - Seven Ways to Smash the Sicilian

      Catalog Code: E-B0264EM
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      EBOOK - Play 1. e4 e5
      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Open Games
      Play 1 e4 e5! Nigel Davies provides a complete answer to this perennial problem by offering a concise and practical repertoire for the Black player, whilst crucially including a dependable defence to the Ruy Lopez - White's most popular attacking try in the Open Games. Davies is the perfect choice for this subject, having been battle-hardened by years of international competition in these openings.
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      EBOOK - Play 1. e4 e5

      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Open Games
      Catalog Code: E-B0068EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Reti
      The Reti is a popular opening at all levels of chess. The great advantage it possesses over other openings is that it's a thematic system which can be adopted against many different defences, and because of this it's a firm favourite amongst those who prefer the understanding of ideas over dry memorization of moves.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Reti

      Catalog Code: E-B0295EM
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      EBOOK - Play the Najdorf - Scheveningen Style
      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Most Dynamic of Openings
      The Najdorf Sicilian is one of the most sharp, dynamic and popular openings that Black can play and is a firm favourite amongst the world's elite players, including world number one Garry Kasparov. From very early on, Black unbalances the game to a reach a position in which one can play for the win without exceptional risk.
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      EBOOK - Play the Najdorf - Scheveningen Style

      A Complete Repertoire for Black in the Most Dynamic of Openings
      Catalog Code: E-B0245EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Najdorf
      The Sicilian Najdorf is one of Black's sharpest and most popular lines against 1 e4. From the very start Black directs the game into asymmetrical positions in which he or she can play for the win without unjustified risk. For this reason the Najdorf has been a firm favourite amongst the very elite of world chess, including Garry Kasparov and, before him, Bobby Fischer. In Starting Out: Sicilian Najdorf Richard Palliser takes a fresh look at this famous opening.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Sicilian Najdorf

      Catalog Code: E-B0020EM
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Modern Benoni
      The Modern Benoni is one of Blacks most ambitious and audacious defences to the queens pawn opening, and it has been used with devastating effect by such legends as Mikhail Tal, Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. From the very start Black creates an exceptional imbalance in the position, one which leads to dynamic play and gives Black real chances to seize the initiative.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - Modern Benoni

      Catalog Code: E-B0013EM
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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 - Fighting The Ruy Lopez
      The Ruy Lopez is incredibly common at all levels of chess, and everyone who plays 1. e4 e5 as Black needs to have a reliable antidote to this powerful opening. In this book, Milos Pavlovic provides the answer, devising a sound and yet ambitious repertoire for Black, the basis of which is provided by the legendary and ever-popular Marshall Attack.
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      EBOOK - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

      Catalog Code: E-B0262EM
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      EBOOK - French Advance
      The Advance Variation is a popular and direct way of meeting the ultra-solid French Defence. Very early on in the game White opts to fix the pawn structure and establishes a genuine space advantage, upon which he later hopes to mount a serious attack. This method of playing against the French Defence has become a firm favourite amongst uncompromising Grandmasters such as Alexei Shirov, England's Nigel Short and the rising star in Russia, Alexander Grischuk.In this book, opening expert Sam Collins explains the strategies and tactics of this dynamic opening, studying both the main lines as well as the more offbeat variations. Through the use of model games for both White and Black, he provides a thorough grounding in the key plans and ideas, so that readers can quickly and confidently begin to use the French Advance in their own games.
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      EBOOK - French Advance

      Catalog Code: E-B0162EM
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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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