X

Popular Chess Openings

Currently Shopping by:
  1. Remove This Item Year of Publication: 2005 - 1983
Clearance Items
  1. Unbeatable Deal! (59)
Price
$0 $170 $0 to $170
Year of Publication
1971 2016 1983 to 2005
Manufacturer
  1. Everyman Chess (170)
  2. New in Chess (106)
  3. ChessLecture.com (74)
  4. ChessBase (73)
  5. Ishi Press (46)
  6. Quality Chess (40)
  7. Empire Chess (39)
  8. ChessDVDs (20)
  9. Chess Stars LTD. (19)
  10. Gambit Publishing (14)
  11. Russell Enterprises (11)
  12. S1 Editrice (6)
  13. Mongoose Press (3)
  14. Chess Information (3)
  15. Thinkers Publishing (3)
  16. Cardoza Chess (2)
  17. Russian Chess House (2)
  18. Chess Evolution (2)
  19. Self Published (2)
  20. Sahovski Chess (2)
  21. Random House (1)
  22. Chess Enterprises (1)
  23. Batsford Chess (1)
  24. Chess King (1)
  25. iChess.net (1)
  26. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (1)
  27. Edition Olms (1)
  28. Paramount Ridge Press (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Collections
  1. ChessLecture.com DVDs (74)
  2. Empire Chess (37)
  3. Foxy Openings (16)
  4. Chess Developments (8)
  5. Know the Terrain (1)
  6. Power Play (1)
  7. Chess Endgames (1)
  8. My Best Games by Shirov (1)
  9. Roman's Lab (1)
  10. Grandmaster Repertoire (1)
  11. Chess King's Video DVDs (1)
  12. Polgar DVD Collection (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Move by Move (46)
  2. New in Chess Yearbooks (29)
  3. Starting Out (27)
  4. Dangerous Weapons (12)
  5. Chess Developments (11)
  6. Secrets of Opening Surprises (10)
  7. Tactics in the Opening (4)
  8. Winning Chess (1)
  9. Chess Explained (1)
Show Less Show More
Foreign Language?
  1. Written in German (4)
  2. Written in Russian (1)
Host
  1. FM Alisa Melekhina (1)
  2. FM Dennis Monokroussos (3)
  3. GM Alejandro Ramirez (4)
  4. GM Andrei Volokitin (1)
  5. GM Axel Delorme (1)
  6. GM Bryan Smith (2)
  7. GM Damien Lemos (10)
  8. GM Daniel King (5)
  9. GM Danny Gormally (1)
  10. GM Dejan Bojkov (2)
  11. GM Erwin L'Ami (3)
  12. GM Eugene Perelshteyn (15)
  13. GM Jesse Kraai (10)
  14. GM Leonid Kritz (8)
  15. GM Lubomir Ftacnik (2)
  16. GM Maxim Dlugy (1)
  17. GM Michal Krasenkow (3)
  18. GM Mihail Marin (5)
  19. GM Mihail Marin (1)
  20. GM Nadezhda Anatolyevna Kosintseva (1)
  21. GM Nick Pert (3)
  22. GM Niclas Huschenbeth (1)
  23. GM Nigel Davies (2)
  24. GM Parmimarjan Negi (1)
  25. GM Pavel Eljanov (1)
  26. GM Peter Nielsen (1)
  27. GM Rafael Leitão (1)
  28. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (2)
  29. GM Ron Henley (2)
  30. GM Ronen Har-Zvi (2)
  31. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (4)
  32. GM Sam Shankland (3)
  33. GM Sergei Tiviakov (1)
  34. GM Simon Williams (8)
  35. GM Susan Polgar (2)
  36. GM Timur Gareev (3)
  37. GM Victor Bologan (6)
  38. GM Victor Mikhalevski (3)
  39. IM Andrew Martin (21)
  40. IM Attila Turzo (2)
  41. IM Bill Paschall (11)
  42. IM Bryan Smith (8)
  43. IM Christian Richter (1)
  44. IM Cyrus Lakdawala (1)
  45. IM David Vigorito (7)
  46. IM David Vigorito (2)
  47. IM John Paul Wallace (1)
  48. IM John Watson (2)
  49. IM Jorge Ferreira (1)
  50. IM Lorin D'Costa (2)
  51. IM Mark Diesen (1)
  52. IM Robert Ris (3)
  53. IM Sam Collins (5)
  54. IM Valeri Lilov (6)
  55. NM Dana Mackenzie (8)
  56. Steve Lopez (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (348)
  2. AN - Algebraic (86)
  3. DN - Descriptive (16)
  4. LAN - Long Algebraic (2)
BOOK - Binding Type
  1. Hardcover (28)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Standard DVD Player (126)
  2. Windows (84)
  3. Works on both Windows and Mac-based Computers (9)
Author(s)
  1. Aaron Summerscale (1)
  2. Alex Chernin (1)
  3. Alexander Cherniaev (2)
  4. Alexander Delchev (4)
  5. Alexander Khalifman (1)
  6. Alexander Raetsky (3)
  7. Alexei Kornev (4)
  8. Alexey Bezgodov (3)
  9. Alexey Dreev (4)
  10. Ali Mortazavi (1)
  11. Alojzije Jankovic (1)
  12. Anatoly Karpov (2)
  13. Andew Greet (1)
  14. Andreas Tazermiadianos (1)
  15. Andrew Greet (5)
  16. Andrew Martin (1)
  17. Andrew Soltis (1)
  18. Andrey Obodchuk (2)
  19. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  20. Arthur Van De Oudeweetering (2)
  21. Atanas Kolev (1)
  22. Boris Avrukh (5)
  23. Branimir Maksimovic (2)
  24. Bruce Albertson (1)
  25. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
  26. Bryan Paulsen (2)
  27. Byron Jacobs (1)
  28. Carsten Hansen (2)
  29. Charles Hertan (1)
  30. Charlie Storey (2)
  31. Chess Informant (1)
  32. Chess Informants (2)
  33. Christian Bauer (1)
  34. Christof Sielecki (1)
  35. Christopher Scheerer (1)
  36. Christopher Wisnewski (1)
  37. Claude Bloodgood (1)
  38. Colin McNab (1)
  39. Craig Pritchett (2)
  40. Cyrus Lakdawala (29)
  41. Damian Lemos (2)
  42. Damian Lemos (2)
  43. Daniel Lowinger (4)
  44. Danny Kopec (1)
  45. Dave Taylor (1)
  46. David Levy (3)
  47. David Smerdon (1)
  48. David Vigorito (5)
  49. Dejan Antic (4)
  50. Dejan Bojkov (1)
  51. Denis Yevseev (1)
  52. Eduard Gufeld (2)
  53. Eduard Prokuronov (2)
  54. Edward Dearing (3)
  55. Efstratios Grivas (2)
  56. Emanuel Berg (3)
  57. Eric Schiller (25)
  58. Eric Schiller (24)
  59. Eric Schiller & Leonid Shamkovich (1)
  60. Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  61. Evgeny Sveshnikov (6)
  62. Evginiy Solozhenkin (1)
  63. Friso Nijboer (1)
  64. Gawain Jones (4)
  65. Georgi Orlov (1)
  66. Gewain Jones (1)
  67. Glenn Flear (2)
  68. Graham Burgess (2)
  69. Grigory Bogdanovisch (1)
  70. H. Golombek (1)
  71. Hannes Langrock (4)
  72. Henrique Marinho (1)
  73. Henry Grob (1)
  74. I. Ivanisevic (1)
  75. I.A. Horowitz (3)
  76. Igor Lysyj (2)
  77. Ilya Odeskky (1)
  78. Imre Hera (2)
  79. Imre Konig (1)
  80. Irving Chernev (1)
  81. Ivan Sokolov (3)
  82. Ivar Bern (1)
  83. Jacek Ilczuk (1)
  84. Jacob Aagaard (2)
  85. Jacob Aagaard (2)
  86. James Schuyler (1)
  87. James Vigus (5)
  88. Jan Pinski (2)
  89. Jeremy Silman (1)
  90. Jeroen Bosch (10)
  91. Jimmy Liew (2)
  92. Joe Gallagher (2)
  93. Johan Hellsten (5)
  94. John Clayton (1)
  95. John Cox (5)
  96. John Cox (5)
  97. John Donaldson (2)
  98. John Emms (13)
  99. John Shaw (4)
  100. John Watson (5)
  101. Jovanka Houska (4)
  102. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
  103. Junior Tay (3)
  104. Karsten Muller (1)
  105. Keith Hayward (1)
  106. Kevin Murphy (1)
  107. Kevin O'Connell (2)
  108. Kiril Georgiev (2)
  109. Konstantin Sakaev (2)
  110. Kostya Kavutskiy (1)
  111. Krzysztof Panczyk (1)
  112. Larry Evans (1)
  113. Larry Kaufman (4)
  114. Lars Schandorff (4)
  115. Leonid Shamkovich (2)
  116. Lev Alburt (3)
  117. Lorin D'Costa (4)
  118. Lubomir Ftacnik (1)
  119. M. Perunovic (1)
  120. Manuel Perez Carballo (1)
  121. Marc Esserman (1)
  122. Marian Petrov (1)
  123. Matthias Wahls (1)
  124. Matthieu Cornette & Fabian Libiszewski (1)
  125. Max Euwe (2)
  126. Maxim Chetvarik (1)
  127. Maxim Chetverik (2)
  128. Mihail Marin (2)
  129. Milos Pavlovic (2)
  130. Neil McDonald (11)
  131. New in Chess (7)
  132. Nick Conticello (1)
  133. Nick de Firmian (1)
  134. Nicolai V. Pedersen (2)
  135. Nigel Davies (2)
  136. Nikita Vitiugov (1)
  137. Nikolai Kalinichenko (2)
  138. Nikolaos Ntirlis (2)
  139. Nikolay Kalinichenko (3)
  140. Oleg Stetsko (1)
  141. Or Cohen (2)
  142. Parimarjan Negi (3)
  143. Paul Keres (2)
  144. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
  145. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
  146. Peter Lalic (1)
  147. Peter Tamburro (1)
  148. R. Markus (1)
  149. R.C. Griffith (1)
  150. Rainer Knaack (1)
  151. Raymond Keene (1)
  152. Reuben Fine (2)
  153. Richard Palliser (20)
  154. Richard Pert (1)
  155. Roman Dzindzichashvili (2)
  156. Roman Ovetchkin (3)
  157. Sabino Brunello (1)
  158. Sam Collins (2)
  159. Savielly Tartakower (2)
  160. Semko Semkov (3)
  161. Sergei Soloviov (2)
  162. Sergey Kasparov (6)
  163. Simen Agdestein (1)
  164. Simon Williams (3)
  165. Sipke Ernest (3)
  166. Stefan Djuric (3)
  167. Steve Giddins (6)
  168. Sverre Johnsen (1)
  169. Sverre Johnson (1)
  170. Tiger Hillarp Persson (1)
  171. Tim Taylor (2)
  172. Timothy Taylor (3)
  173. Tony Kosten (1)
  174. Tony Rotella (2)
  175. Ufuk Tuncer (2)
  176. Valeri Bronznik (3)
  177. Valery Aveskulov (1)
  178. Vassilios Kotronias (7)
  179. Victor Bologan (7)
  180. Victor Mikhalevsky (1)
  181. Viktor Moskalenko (6)
  182. Vincent Moret (1)
  183. Vladimir Barsky (4)
  184. Vladimir Malaniuk and Petr Marusenko (1)
  185. Vladimir Sveshnikov (1)
  186. Weaver Adams (1)
  187. Yasser Seirawan (1)
  188. Yelena Dembo (2)
  189. Yuri Yakovich (2)
  190. Yury Lapshun (1)
  191. Zaven Andriasyan (4)
  192. Zdenko Kozul (1)
  193. Zenon Franco (1)
  194. Zhanibek Amanov (1)
Show Less Show More

Items 1 to 36 of 660 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
    The Sveshnikov Sicilian
    Catalog Code: B0042BT

    The Sveshnikov Sicilian is arguably the most dynamic line in the whole of the Sicilian Defence. Black takes on certain structural weaknesses but gains active piece play as compensation, which is very much in keeping with the modern style of play. Black is not content to equalize but from the very startsets out to wrest the advantage from his opponent's hands.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    The Sveshnikov Sicilian

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - The Nimzo-Indian - 4. e3
    Comprehensive Coverage of the Long-Established Main Line of the Nimzo
    Catalog Code: B0078GB

    Ever since Nimzowitsch introduced his flexible, dynamic defence to the queen's pawn, debate has raged over White's best reply. Many variations have been in and out of fashion, but one line in particular has proved an enduring weapon - the sound and solid 4 e3 line, known as the Rubinstein Variation. The 4 e3 Nimzo is extraordinarily rich in strategy. All manner of different central pawn-structures can arise, such as the blocked centre characteristic of the Hübner Variation and a variety of IQP positions.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Nimzo-Indian - 4. e3

    Regular Price: $13.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Four Knights
    Catalog Code: B0089EM

    The Four Knights has the distinction of being one of the oldest openings in the history of chess. In a king's pawn opening, both players bring out their knights before contemplating further development. Despite its deceptively peaceful appearance, the Four Knights can lead to wild gambit play as well as calmer positional waters, while adherents include the renowned tactician from Latvia, Alexei Shirov.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    Out of Stock
    img

    CLEARANCE - Four Knights

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 3
    French Defence and Other Half-Open Games
    Catalog Code: B0003TITO

    For casual players and club players. Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 3

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - A Complete Guide to the Grivas Sicilian
    4... Qb6 - A Subtle and Reliable System for Black Explained in Detail
    Catalog Code: B0052GB

    This book is in every way a definitive guide: Efstratios Grivas provides the inside story on a variation of the Sicilian Defence that he has worked for more than 20 years to perfect, and which rightly bears his name. The Grivas Sicilian (1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Qb6) has proved itself sound and reliable in practice, but is also far less well investigated than most Sicilian systems.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - A Complete Guide to the Grivas Sicilian

    Regular Price: $23.95

    Special Price $5.00

    Italian Game and Evan's Gambit
    Catalog Code: B0232EM

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Italian Game and Evan's Gambit

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $5.00

    Beating the Fianchetto Defences
    A Challenging Repertoire Versus Five King's Fianchetto Defences
    Catalog Code: B0081GB

    Grivas provides a full and detailed repertoire for White against five important openings: the Grunfeld, King's Indian, Benoni, Benko and Modern. In each case, he has recommended a line in which he has a wealth of experience, and has played a significant personal role in developing over many years. The recommendations are geared towards posing Black unconventional problems: your opponents will not be able to churn out lengthy memorized variations, but will need to solve problems at the board in positions that are somewhat different in character from those normally reached in these openings.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Beating the Fianchetto Defences

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 5
    Indian Defences - Catalan & Benoni
    Catalog Code: B0005TITO

    Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started. The popular series Tactics in the Chess Opening teaches how to recognize opportunities to attack early in the game. You will also learn how to avoid standard pitfalls in the opening.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 5

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6
    Gambits and Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: B0006TITO

    This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Tactics in the Chess Opening - VOLUME 6

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 7
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0007SOS

    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 7

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    Beating Unusual Chess Openings
    Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and Other Annoying Systems
    Catalog Code: B0155EM

    Beating Unusual Chess Openings is a godsend to those chess players fed up with struggling against all opening moves other than White's main two: 1 e4 and 1 d4. From the respectable (English Opening, Reti and King's Indian Attack) through to the off-beat (Nimzo-Larsen Attack, Bird's Opening) and the totally bizarre (Orangutan, Grob); everything Black needs to know about facing unusual openings is covered within these pages.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Beating Unusual Chess Openings

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 8
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0008SOS

    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.''
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 8

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0009SOS

    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Starting Out - D-Pawn Attacks
    The Colle-Zukertort, Barry and 150 Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0036EM

    In this book Richard Palliser provides in-depth coverage of three of the most dangerous attacking set-ups available to White: the Colle-Zukertort, the Barry, and the 150 attacks. In recent years these three opening weapons have considerably gained in popularity, especially at club level, and it's easy to see why.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Starting Out - D-Pawn Attacks

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0010SOS

    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0011SOS

    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Fighting The Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0262EM

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Fighting The Ruy Lopez

    Regular Price: $25.95

    Special Price $5.00

    Play The Ponziani
    Catalog Code: B0292EM

    The Ponziani Opening enjoys a long history, but for some unknown reason it has been neglected in recent times. Don't be fooled by its apparently harmless reputation: the Ponziani is full of tricks and catches many unsuspecting opponents by surprise. It's also a perfect weapon for those who don't fancy learning the masses of theory associated with more high-profile openings like the Ruy Lopez.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Play The Ponziani

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Special Price $5.00

    Beating 1. e4 e5
    A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
    Catalog Code: B0313EM

    Grandmaster John Emms presents a repertoire for White after 1 e4 e5, based on the Italian Game and the Bishop's Opening. The lines he recommends are built upon a sound yet aggressive system of development which can be deployed against virtually every Black defence.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    Out of Stock
    img

    Beating 1. e4 e5

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Attacks
    Powerful Charges & Topical Tactics
    Catalog Code: B0093NIC

    Against most Sicilian variations, White's sharpest and often best weapon is queenside castling, a strategy that frequently leads to spectacular fireworks. Regrettably, these powerful charges have never been properly categorized. Until this book.In Sicilian Attacks, Grandmaster Yuri Yakovich, who has more than thirty years of experience with complex Sicilian systems, analyses the Najdorf, the Scheveningen, the Dragon, the Taimanov and the Richter-Rauzer Variations.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Attacks

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 14
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0014SOS

    Secrets of Opening Surprises brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 14

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $5.00

    CLEARANCE - Steamrolling the Sicilian
    Play For a Win with 5. f3!
    Catalog Code: B0135NIC

    Are you looking for a way to outwit theory-sharks in the Open Sicilian? Then this may just be the book for you. The concept is simple: surprise your opponent with 5.f3, build up a strong pawn centre, avoid all of Black’s main lines and steamroll his Sicilian! Experienced grandmaster Sergey Kasparov presents a complete repertoire for White which has all the right features for ambitious and creative chess players:
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Steamrolling the Sicilian

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $5.00

    SHOPWORN - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: SWB0009SOS

    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory. Appears twice a year. Ready-to-go chess opening ideas.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price $7.00

    SHOPWORN - The Killer Sicilian
    Fighting 1.e4 with the Kalashnikov
    Catalog Code: SWB0398EM

    In this book, opening expert Tony Rotella presents a Sicilian repertoire for Black, the backbone of which consists of the Kalashnikov Variation. The Kalashnikov is an ideal choice for those looking to take up the Sicilian.
    img

    SHOPWORN - The Killer Sicilian

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $9.58

    Janowski - Indian Defence
    1d4 Nf6 2 c4 d6 3 Nc3 Bf5
    Catalog Code: B0165IS

    The Janowski-Indian (1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 d6 3 Nc3 Bf5) has enjoyed the patronage of such strong chess players as Mikhail Tal, Jan Timman, Bent Larsen, Larry Christiansen, John Fedorowicz and Kamran Shirazi.
    img

    Janowski - Indian Defence

    $9.95
    Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION
    Teil I-II Damengambit
    Catalog Code: B0208IS

    Hinweis uber die Entstehung mit einer biografischen Erganzung. Dr. Euwe hat es verstanden, durch seine einfache und methodische Kommentierung der Eroffnungsgedanken und der Zugfolgen den schwierigen Stoff jedermann leicht zuganglich zu machen. Was die Euwe'schen Werke speziell auszeichnet, ist vor allem ihre grossartige Klarheit im Aufbau der verschiedenen Systeme, die jederzeit ein rasches Nachschlagen der gewunschten Variante erlaubt. Dieses Werk hat schon vielen Schachfreunden zur Meisterstarke verholfen!
    img

    Theorie der Schach-Eroffnungen - GERMAN EDITION

    $9.95
    SHOPWORN - Chess Movies 1
    Quick Tricks
    Catalog Code: SWB0037RE

    Chess MoviesTM represents a new idea in the Pandolfini Chess Library Series. It offers instructional material with every single move diagrammed and explained. Thus a chessboard and pieces are not needed to follow through. This makes it possible to rely solely on the book itself, as one would with a text on tactics and problems, without having to set up the positions, even though the present volume, Quick Tricks, contains games of ten full moves or more.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Chess Movies 1

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price $9.98

    SHOPWORN - French Defense
    The Solid Rubinstein Variation
    Catalog Code: SWB0076RE

    This book is an eye-opener, and even top grandmasters might find that they have underestimated Black’s resources in important positions…The average tournament and online player will appreciate Langrock’s straightforward, no-nonsense style. He keeps the complexity of the analysis within bounds, and highlights relevant details without drifting into obscure page-long analytical byways. General themes are clearly presented within the context of illustrative games…The result is a book that covers a broad swath of material in a modest number of pages. I’m sure that you will be well-rewarded for its study, and come out with a useful new weapon in your chess arsenal.'' From International Master John Watson's Foreword
    img

    SHOPWORN - French Defense

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $9.98

    Starting Out - English
    Catalog Code: B0024EM

    Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    Out of Stock
    img

    Starting Out - English

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Winning Chess Openings
    An Introduction to the Moves, Strategies, and Philosophy of Chess Openings from one of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0194EM

    The two greatest challenges for beginning chess players are not only to survive the openings phase, but also to choose appropriate attack and defense formations in the process. WINNING CHESS OPENINGS shows you how to do both. In Yasser Seirawan's entertaining, easy-to-follow style, you're shown formations that can be used with other White or Black pieces.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Winning Chess Openings

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Gambits in the Slav
    Catalog Code: CB0059RB

    IM's Donaldson and Silman are completing a series of volumes on the Slav Defense which will cover the opening in unprecedented detail, as well as bringing previous work up to date. This first volume to appear presents a number of gambit lines, including the Winawer and Slav Gambits. The first is one of today's hottest variations!
    img

    Gambits in the Slav

    $10.00
    Ruy Lopez Exchange
    Catalog Code: B0107EM

    The Ruy Lopez Exchange (or Spanish Exchange) is a classical and well-respected opening that is a favourite amongst Grandmasters and club players alike. It has provided the battle scene for many heavyweight clashes between world's elite, including (amongst others) Alexei Shirov, Jan Timman, Nigel Short and Michael Adams. Very early on in the game, a distinctive pawn structure is obtained, and in this particular opening it's the understanding of key ideas, plans and structures that's more important than the memorisation of long theoretical variations.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Ruy Lopez Exchange

    Regular Price: $23.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Discovering Chess Openings
    Building a Repertoire From Basic Principles
    Catalog Code: B0159EM

    There's no denying that the opening is one of the most daunting phases of the game for newcomers to chess. There are literally hundreds of different opening lines, many with unusual sounding names, and some of these go up to twenty or so moves of theory. What is a chess player supposed to do: memorize countless variations?
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Discovering Chess Openings

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Starting Out - Classical Sicilian
    Catalog Code: B0018EM

    In this book, Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik revisit the basics of the Classical Sicilian, elaborating on the crucial early moves and plans for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Starting Out - Classical Sicilian

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov
    Catalog Code: B0025EM

    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. John Cox revisits the fundamentals of the Sveshnikov, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    Starting Out - Sicilian Sveshnikov

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price $10.00

    A Strategic Opening Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0027RE

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    A Strategic Opening Repertoire

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $10.00

Items 1 to 36 of 660 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
lb
lb