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    Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: B0078IS

    Traditional chess openings emphasize control of the center. Flank Openings are opening systems first developed by such players as Reti and Nimzowitsch in which the player of the white pieces concedes control of the center to Black, but then seeks to undermine the center and cause it to collapse with attacks from the sides. Grandmaster Raymond Keene explains the concepts and ideas behind these chess opening systems.
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    The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings
    Catalog Code: B0120IS

    This book presents the indispensable foundations for the understanding of the variations of the chess openings.
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    The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings

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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I
    Catalog Code: B0121IS

    This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I

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    Dreispringerspiel bis Königsgambit - GERMAN EDITION
    Moderne Theorie der Schacheröffnungen
    Catalog Code: B0190IS

    Three Knights Game, Four Knights, Italian game, Two Knights, Russian Defence, Vienna Game, including the King's Gambit A new opening book by Keres - which for many chess fans the big event! No doubt rightly, for the well-known Soviet chess grandmaster knows not only how to explain the current state of opening theory, but he has enriched himself with important ideas in the theory of many openings. His basic opening works therefore receive the most recognition worldwide.
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    Dreispringerspiel bis Königsgambit - GERMAN EDITION

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    Practical Chess Openings
    Catalog Code: B0205IS

    Practical Chess Openings is a basic openings book covering all the major openings, in alphabetical order. At the beginning of each section is a general description of the opening and its history, including the names of famous players who played it.
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    Winning Chess Traps
    300 Ways to Win In the Opening
    Catalog Code: B0210IS

    A modernized collection of 300 traps in the chess openings used today. The dead wood of traps in unused openings has been cut away and replaced try new traps in the latest openings. Each trap complete in itself-an introductory explanation, opening moves, diagram of position when trap is sprung, concluding moves to check-mate, or decisive win of material. All classes of players, weak or strong, need the vital information in this book to avoid pitfalls or catch an unwary opponent napping.
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    Theory of Chess Openings - Open Games - RUSSIAN EDITION
    Catalog Code: B0202IS

    Paul Keres. The theory of chess openings. In two books. Open debuts. Tallinn Estonian state. ed. 1949, 1952. 288 p. Before applying the novelty in the opening, make sure you did not write about it. Keres, half a century ago! In depth study, this work has no equal. Materials offered in the book are systematic sampling, and of course, a critical treatment of the vast material that the theory and practice of chess found mostly in the last half century, and which, taken together, form what is generally accepted to call "opening theory." 48).
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    Theory of Chess Openings - Open Games - RUSSIAN EDITION

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    Play the Tarrasch
    2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: B0239IS

    The Tarrasch Defence to the Queen's Gambit, which arises after 1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Ne3 c5, is one ofthe most flexible systems at Black's disposa. He can choose the aggressive attacking play of the Von Henning-Schara Gambit, sharp positional play of the isolated pawn positions in teh Classical Tarrasch, or take a chance on the risky Swedish variation.
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    How to Play the Torre Attack
    Catalog Code: B0140IS

    This new edition is greatly expanded by over 100 games with commentary.
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    How to Play the Torre Attack

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    How To Play the Sicilian Defense
    Catalog Code: B0038IS

    This book explains the ideas behind the Sicilian Defense and gives the reader many useful rules of thumb as a guide to playing all the standard types of positions that arise in the Sicilian. Any player who reads and understands the ideas explained in this book will be assured of scoring many more points in Sicilian Defense games.
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    How To Play the Sicilian Defense

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    Sacrifices in the Sicilian
    Catalog Code: B0070IS

    The Sicilian Defense is the most exciting of all chess openings and the most popular at all levels of play. The attacking and tactical possibilities of the Sicilian are numerous. There are many sacrificial ideas that occur time and again in the Sicilian, and it is the task of this book to clarify and analyze them
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    The Blue Book of Charts to Winning Chess
    Catalog Code: B0030IS

    This is THE book that first introduced a concept that has revolutionized tournament chess for most players. The concept is simply to create a database of chess games, sorted by openings, and then see which opening moves produce the best results. This book concludes that the overall winning percentage for White is 59%.
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    The Blue Book of Charts to Winning Chess

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    Chess Archives
    Catalog Code: B0194IS

    Chess Archives was published monthly by a team of Dutch chess opening analysts, headed by former World Champion Dr. Max Euwe. If a new opening trick or trap were discovered, one could be sure it would appear soon in Chess Archives. Readers of established books like Modern Chess Openings could have an unpleasant surprise when a line the were playing had been refuted by new discoveries. That was unlikely to happen to any reader of Chess Archives because the new issues would always contain the latest stuff.
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    Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard
    Catalog Code: WIN0090CB

    On this DVD Danish IM Jacob Aagaard introduces you to the secrets of the Nimzoindian Defence.
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    Nimzo-Indian Defense: The Easy Way - Jacob Aagaard

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    Paulsen System
    Catalog Code: WIN0172CB

    The CD offers to the player of the black pieces an almost complete repertoire against 1.e4, but is also well suited to the player with White, since the author also offers the latter his recommendations.
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    Paulsen System

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    Chigorin Defense
    Catalog Code: WIN0159CB

    On master level, the Chigorin Defence has been played relatively seldom, and probably that's one of the reasons why it has been analysed less intensively than other openings.
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    Colle System
    Catalog Code: WIn0165CB

    The Colle System is rather a playing scheme than an opening.
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    Opening Repertoire for Black
    Catalog Code: WIN0166CB

    The CD is suitable for club players and contains the ChessBase Reader based on ChessBase 9.
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    Trompowsky Attack
    Catalog Code: WIN0170CB

    The Trompowsky attack, which arises after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 has matured into a full-blooded opening. On this CD a repertoire from White´s point of view is given.
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    Caro-Kann Panov
    Catalog Code: WIN0187CB

    The Caro-Kann opening (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5) is said, possibly unfairly, to be a bit on the tame side.
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    English 1. c4 e5
    Catalog Code: WIN0150CB

    With the move 1.c4, you can avoid some of the openings and lines to be feared after 1.d4. Following 1.c4 e5 – this move order is also called reversed Sicilian.
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    English 1. c4 e5

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    French w/o Nc3
    Catalog Code: WIN0157CB

    he French Defense has a proven reputation for adaptability and soundness, and is attractive to the Black player who seeks a complex strategic fi ght in unbalanced positions, with healthy counterplay and many chances to decide sharp battles in his favor!
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    King's Gambit
    Catalog Code: WIN0160CB

    In the hands of the inventive attacking player, the King's Gambit is an extremely dangerous weapon.
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    King's Indian with h3
    Catalog Code: WIN0174CB

    The system with h3, which offers White many tactical possibilities, has been proven to be quite successful in practice.
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    Modern Benoni
    Catalog Code: WIN0194CB

    The Modern Benoni is a fighting defence that will suit players aiming for active play rather than patient defence.
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    Nimzo Indian 4. f3
    Catalog Code: WIN0164CB

    The variations 4.f3 and the Sämisch, which are presented on this CD, are ideally suited to fight the Nimzo Indian.
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    Classical Nimzo-Indian
    Catalog Code: WIN0188CB

    The Nimzo-Indian is not only one of the most solid openings against 1.d4, but it also suits the player with Black who is aiming from the start for the full point.
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    Philidor Defense
    Catalog Code: WIN0178CB

    The Philidor Denfence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 combines a number of advantages. The black player has a choice of various types of positions - he can play with or without capturing on d4.
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    PIRC defense
    Catalog Code: WIN0169CB

    The Pirc Defence is a highly flexible and double-edged opening with which Black can avoid premature simplification and go for the full point.
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    Queen's Gambit with 5. Bf4
    Catalog Code: WIN0161CB

    The Queen's Gambit Orthodox is one of the most solid defences for Black against 1. d4.
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    Queen's Gambit Accepted
    Catalog Code: WIN0181CB

    The Queens Gambit Accepted is one of the classical openings against 1.d4 and has been (is) part of the repertoire of all World Champions.
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    Classical Sicilian
    Catalog Code: WIN0154CB

    This is the position which has been examined by our English author. GM Kosten's very commited work is an exclusive database with "only" 942 entries.
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    Classical Sicilian

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    Dragon for Experts
    Catalog Code: WIN0177CB

    His first CD is intended first of all for players who already have some experience with the Dragon.
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    Sveshnikov Sicilian
    Catalog Code: WIN0197CB

    The Sicilian Sveshnikov variation is a increasingly popular line in the Sicilian Defense.
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    Sveshnikov Sicilian

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    Meran Variation
    Catalog Code: WIN0149CB

    The Meran Variation is an extremely dynamic opening, and its no coincidence that it belongs to the opening repertoire of geniusses such as Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand and Shirov.
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    Meran Variation

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    Gambit lexicon
    Catalog Code: WIN0020CB

    The exclusive annotated database. Contains more than 4 millions games from 1560 to 2008 in the highest ChessBase quality standard. 62,000 games contain commentary from top players, with ChessBase opening classification with more than 100,000 key positions, direct access to players, tournaments, middlegame themes, endgames.
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