Welcome

Popular Chess Openings

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Mongoose Press
  2. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Convekta
  3. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Chess Digest
Clearance Items
  1. Unbeatable Deal! (71)
Price
$0 $100 $0 to $100
Year of Publication
1973 2016 1973 to 2016
Manufacturer
  1. Everyman Chess (269)
  2. ChessBase (250)
  3. ChessDVDs (166)
  4. New in Chess (111)
  5. ChessLecture.com (92)
  6. S1 Editrice (76)
  7. Chess Digest (65)
  8. Ishi Press (47)
  9. Quality Chess (40)
  10. Empire Chess (39)
  11. Chess Stars LTD. (19)
  12. Gambit Publishing (16)
  13. Convekta (16)
  14. Killer Chess (10)
  15. Batsford Chess (8)
  16. Russell Enterprises (7)
  17. Chess King (6)
  18. Self Published (6)
  19. Sahovski Chess (5)
  20. Thinkers Publishing (4)
  21. Mongoose Press (4)
  22. Cardoza Chess (4)
  23. Chess Information (3)
  24. Chess Evolution (3)
  25. Pergamon Chess (2)
  26. Russian Chess House (2)
  27. Kopec Chess (2)
  28. Simon and Schuster (2)
  29. Random House (1)
  30. Hays Publishing (1)
  31. Chess Press (1)
  32. Chess Enterprises (1)
  33. Cadogan Chess (1)
  34. Dover Chess (1)
  35. American Chess (1)
  36. Paramount Ridge Press (1)
  37. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (1)
  38. iChess.net (1)
  39. Players' Press (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. AN - Algebraic (63)
  2. DN - Descriptive (3)
  3. FAN - Figurine (3)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Windows (16)
Author(s)
  1. Alexander Raetsky (1)
  2. Andrew Soltis (24)
  3. Eric Schiller (4)
  4. Eric Schiller (4)
  5. Eric Tangborn (1)
  6. Larry Evans (1)
  7. Maxim Chetvarik (1)
  8. O'Kelly De Galway (1)
  9. Paul Powell (1)
  10. Peter Tamburro (1)
  11. Stephen W. Gordon (1)
  12. Tim Harding (5)
Show Less Show More

Items 1 to 36 of 85 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Grid  List 

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening Set - All 7 VOLUMES
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0112CV

    This product features seven volumes of Modern Chess Opening series, covering almost all chess openings. The series provide detailed classification and contain a lot of training material.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening Set - All 7 VOLUMES

    $99.95
    The Czech Benoni in ACTION
    Catalog Code: B0108EU

    Had enough of the same old queen’s pawn openings? Afraid of losing just because you forgot White’s latest move 23 novelty in the main lines? In The Czech Benoni in Action, two practitioners of this little-known but sound counterattacking system join forces to show how you can pose novel problems for opponents of all strengths, leaving them to fend for themselves as early as move 3.
    img

    The Czech Benoni in ACTION

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $19.96

    Openings for Amateurs
    Catalog Code: B0103EU

    Don’t have the time to study opening theory, or to figure out where you’re going wrong with your games? Are you looking for guidance on how to handle the opening so that you can get a playable middlegame? Openings for Amateurs is written with two kinds of chessplayers in mind: average “club” players who can’t afford to learn variations 30 moves deep; and scholastic players looking to take the next step in their chess development.
    img

    Openings for Amateurs

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $19.96

    CLEARANCE - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
    Catalog Code: WIN0111CV

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7

    Regular Price: $31.95

    Special Price $15.98

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0106CV

    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.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Open Games (1.e4) - VOLUME 2

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0111CV

    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.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Other Openings - VOLUME 7

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Opening Lab
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0081CV

    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.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Opening Lab

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0109CV

    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.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0107CV

    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Sicilian Defense (1.e4 c5) - VOLUME 3

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Open Games (1.e4 e5) - VOLUME 1
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0105CV

    This course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies of the Open Games.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Open Games (1.e4 e5) - VOLUME 1

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0110CV

    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.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6

    $15.95
    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4
    Catalog Code: E-WIN0108CV

    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.
    img

    DOWNLOAD - Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4

    $15.95
    The Fighting Dragon
    How to Defeat the Yugoslav Attack
    Catalog Code: B0126EU

    The Fighting Dragon is a revolutionary Chess book, allowing the reader to adsorb key patterns and themes that crop up over and over again in the Dragon variation of the Sicilian Defense. Using a carefully selected collection of short games from international play, Powell shows the dangers that lurk for White in one of the sharpest lines from the whole Sicilian complex, the Yugoslav Attack. In the process, the author lays out a different approach to mastering not just the opening, but both chess and even life itself.
    img

    The Fighting Dragon

    Regular Price: $15.95

    Special Price $12.76

    CLEARANCE - No Passion For Chess Fashion
    Fierce Openings For Your New Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0072EU

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - No Passion For Chess Fashion

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    The Sicilian Flank Game
    Catalog Code: CB0401RB

    s
    img

    The Sicilian Flank Game

    Regular Price: $5.00

    Special Price $4.00

    CLEARANCE - The Veresov Attack
    Catalog Code: CB0008CD

    The Veresov Attack is a vigorous opening system which offers a wealth of interesting strategic and tactical chances for white. It is interesting to note that it sort of resembles a sort of ''Queenside Ruy Lopez''. This often leads to rapid queenside castling with sharpened play. Alternately, white can simply continue to develop his kingside pieces followed by kingside castling. This ''dual castling'' motif of the Veresov can keep black guessing as to white's true intentions.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Veresov Attack

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Dynamic Philidor Counter-Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0068CD

    Black defends his King's pawn before proceding with similar play as in the Greco Counter-Gambit. Suddenly White does not have positional play against a Philidor Defense, but is thrown into tactical complications of this gambit. You, as Black, will know what to do while your opponent eats time on his clock trying, repeat trying, to find his way. Black is playing to win.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Dynamic Philidor Counter-Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Nimzovich Attack: Norfolk Gambits
    Catalog Code: CB0018CD

    This is Volume 1 in the author's new series Chess Openings For Hustlers. ''You will find similar lines of attack and similar combination situations in several different lines. These can be either very useful (if you take the time to learn them) or very treacherous. The one thing the Norfolk Gambit should not do is bore you''-author. ''Be warned: If you are a `bean counter' obsessed with saving pawns for an extended end-game, do not play these gambits! However, if you are willing to commit to an attack which will decimate the 'bean counters' of the chess world, this book is for you''- Phillip A. York.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Nimzovich Attack: Norfolk Gambits

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - How to Play the Torre Attack - Second, Thoroughly Revised Edition
    Catalog Code: CB0075CD

    White plays 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 followed by Bg5. The Torre Attack is a very flexible opening employed by white which involves quick development and fight for control of the e4 square. A standard setup would involve placing the queen's knight on d2, light-squared bishop to d3, king's rook to e1 after a quick castling, and pawn to e3 or e4. However, there is a flexibility that allows for many different setups, depending on the strategic path that the white player wishes to employ and black's setup. This flexible, dynamic system has been employed by virtually every top GM at some point in their career, even at the World Championship match level. Schiller shows why this opening system should be part of every player's repertoire.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - How to Play the Torre Attack - Second, Thoroughly Revised Edition

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Benko Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0023CD

    Smith & Hall: ''The Benko Gambit is a rare sort of opening: Black offers a pawn on the third move to snatch the initiative from White. The psychological effect is instantaneous. White, who thought he would control the opening with the initial tempo is immediately faced with vexing decisions. 'Do I take the pawn and try to keep it?'(Accepted); 'Do I take it for a little white but offer to return it later?' (Semi-Accepted); 'Or do I avoid the gambit altogether?' (Declined). 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5!. In any event we show that whichever course white adopts, black will obtain fluid counter-play. If white commits inaccuracies(even relatively slight ones), Black can quickly seize the initiative. By first studying our familiarization section the student new to the Benko will be given a good overview of all the main variations in the Benko Gambit. Next we present a thorough and up-to-date survey of all the major variations to show how Black can steer play into dynamic counter-play-oriented positions, which will provide exciting games and good practical winning chances. Bash 'em with the Benko!''
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Benko Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Four Gambits to Beat the French
    Catalog Code: CB0086CD

    Four Gambits to Beat the French
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Four Gambits to Beat the French

    Regular Price: $12.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Catalan
    Catalog Code: CB0034CD

    The Catalan Opening is currently in the repertoire of most all of the world's elite players. It has even been played at the World Championship level many times! This is largely because it combines strategic pressure with possibilities for a very sharp, complicated tactical struggle. This is perfect for those who insist on decisive chess. However, there are also some quieter, more solid lines. The Catalan combines the Queen's Gambit pawn duo(d4 and c4) with the hypermodern fianchettoed KB as with 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.g3 or 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3. From g2, the KB strikes through the center squares e4 and d5 and beyond to c6, b7, and a8, applying pressure to Black's Queenside. Another important advantage of the Catalan is that it can be used to side step popular Black defenses such as the Nimzo-Indian and Queen's-Indian. It can also be reached by transpositions from many different move orders. This is very good against strong opposition!
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Catalan

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - A Road to the Master Title
    Catalog Code: CB0092CD

    A Road to the Master Title
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - A Road to the Master Title

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation
    Catalog Code: CB0049CD

    The title is to make it strong and clear it is written from the White side. You do not have to wade through page after page, suggestion after suggestion, to find the best White continuations. The analysis will show you how to get an advantage with White by getting you through the opening against all Black variations. White plays 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 followed by 3.Ne2, with the flexible option to break through with d4 if desired.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense Chameleon Variation

    Regular Price: $13.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Henning Schara Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0098CD

    Henning Schara Gambit
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Henning Schara Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Evans Gambit Revolution
    Catalog Code: CB0054CD

    Grandmaster are beating Grandmasters whether they accept or decline 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4. Kasparov was one that lead the way. The text may force a re-evaluation of most Evans Gambit analysis. The author's improvements were sent by the author to Kasparov's agent in London. This is the first modern treatment of the Evans which reflects to a high degree the overwhelming body of games won by White. This book gives good analysis and advice on a very strong and dynamic weapon to use against 1..e5 players.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Evans Gambit Revolution

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - How to Play Against the Staunton Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0108CD

    How to Play Against the Staunton Gambit
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - How to Play Against the Staunton Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Leningrad Dutch 7...Qe8
    Catalog Code: CB0004CD

    No matter what white plays, you are given a black winning answer. Many games of the strong GM Dutch defense expert Malaniuk are given. Also games by leading GM's such as Ivanchuk, Beliavsky, and Bareev are demonstrated. This book shows how to play one of the most dynamic, strategically rich defenses in chess.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Leningrad Dutch 7...Qe8

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the English Opening
    Catalog Code: CB0062CD

    Beating the English Opening
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the English Opening

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Dynamic White Openings
    Catalog Code: CB0016CD

    It's time to change your White opening or at least have a second one to diversify your opening system. No longer are the openings in the book called ''Irregular'' because GM's and IM's are playing them. Covered are the dynamic 1.b4!, the aggressive Grob's Attack 1.g4!, the surprisingly excellent Queen's Knight Attack 1.Nc3!, slow stuff 1.e3 and 1.d3 and 1.a3, & the disreputable 1.h4 & other white first moves.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Dynamic White Openings

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

Items 1 to 36 of 85 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Grid  List