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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0009SOS

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0011SOS

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 12
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 12

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0012SOS

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 13
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Secrets of Opening Surprises brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas. They may seem outrageous at first sight, but have proven to be perfectly playable. An SOS deviates very early from the regular lines in a mainstream opening, usually even before move six!
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 13

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0013SOS

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    The Four Knights Game
    A New Adventure in an Old Chess Opening
    The Four Knights variation is one of the oldest chess openings, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years it has been injected with numerous fresh ideas and has shaken off the reputation of being a peaceful choice. White has quite a few ways to create tension and play for the attack.
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    The Four Knights Game

    A New Adventure in an Old Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0108NIC

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    The Rossolimo Sicilian
    A Powerful Anti-Sicilian that Avoids Tons of Theory
    Play real chess instead of trying to memorize endless database lines! That is what the Rossolimo Sicilian offers and why this opening has become so popular with chess players all over the world. If you play 3.Bb5 in the Sicilian, you do not need to keep up-to-date with the dazzling theoretical developments in all kinds of Open Sicilians.
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    The Rossolimo Sicilian

    A Powerful Anti-Sicilian that Avoids Tons of Theory
    Catalog Code: B0103NIC

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    The Black Lion
    The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1. e4 and 1. d4
    More than 85% of all chess games start with either 1.e4 or 1.d4. The Black Lion presents a flexible, logical and sensible way for Black to meet both of these moves. This robust, multipurpose opening system looks quiet, like a sleeping lion - hence the name. But when this predator is provoked, and the game heats up, Black eats its prey in an extremely swift and efficient way.
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    The Black Lion

    The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1. e4 and 1. d4
    Catalog Code: b0062NIC

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    The Ragozin Complex
    A Guide for White and Black
    The Ragozin Complex is a flexible and versatile chess opening system that, despite its popularity, rarely has been a subject of serious study in chess literature. A hybrid of the Queen's Gambit and the Nimzo-Indian Defence, the Ragozin featured in a famous book by Soviet theoretician Lipnitsky in the 1950s. Bobby Fischer decided to learn Russian to be able to read that work and immediately afterwards started playing the Ragozin.
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    The Ragozin Complex

    A Guide for White and Black
    Catalog Code: B0106NIC

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    Ruy Lopez Revisited
    Offbeat Weapons & Unexplored Resources
    The Ruy Lopez (or Spanish Opening) is one of the oldest and most important chess openings, popular with amateurs as well as professional players. Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov presents bold, but very playable, off-beat weapons for Black, as well as dynamic new ideas and refutations in many main-line variations, for both Black and White. An accessible and inspirational book book by world-famous Ivan Sokolov who, in his rich career, has beaten world champions Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand. Much useful material for aspiring club players, said British Chess Magazine about Sokolov's previous book - 'Winning 132,'.
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    Ruy Lopez Revisited

    Offbeat Weapons & Unexplored Resources
    Catalog Code: B0084NIC

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 4
    1. c4 / 1. Nf3 / Other First Moves
    Chess Opening Essentials is an accessible primer and a reference book at the same time. It gives a flavor of how every opening works and explains the similarities with other openings as well as the differences. In addition, it also points at the various middlegame plans that apply after the opening has ended.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 4

    1. c4 / 1. Nf3 / Other First Moves
    Catalog Code: B0089NIC

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 1
    The Complete 1. e4
    This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 1

    The Complete 1. e4
    Catalog Code: B0023NIC

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 2
    1. d4 d5 / 1. d4 Various / Queen's Gambits
    This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, and is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 2

    1. d4 d5 / 1. d4 Various / Queen's Gambits
    Catalog Code: B0024NIC

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3
    The Complete Indian Defenses
    This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3

    The Complete Indian Defenses
    Catalog Code: B0025NIC

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 6
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 6

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0006SOS
    Our Price: $21.95

    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 7
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 7

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0007SOS
    Our Price: $21.95

    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 8
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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."
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 8

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0008SOS
    Our Price: $21.95

    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    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.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0010SOS
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    Sicilian Attacks
    Powerful Charges & Topical Tactics
    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.
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    Sicilian Attacks

    Powerful Charges & Topical Tactics
    Catalog Code: B0093NIC
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    The Wonderful Winawer
    Strategic Ideas & Surprise Weapons for Dynamic Chess Players
    The widely-played Winawer Variation has been called 'the jewel in the crown of the French Defence'. It is easy to see why. This is an opening for players who love a real fight. Black immediately attacks White's centre and the resulting positional dynamics offer chances to both sides.
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    The Wonderful Winawer

    Strategic Ideas & Surprise Weapons for Dynamic Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0094NIC
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    The Fabulous Budapest Gambit
    Much More Than Just a Sharp Weapon
    The Fabulous Budapest Gambit does not shower you with long computer-generated variations, but provides crystal-clear insights into the wide spectrum of this opening, explaining the plans for both White and Black.

    Moskalenko's lively style will infect you and encourage you to start playing this opening which is a great weapon at any level, from club player to grandmaster.
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    The Fabulous Budapest Gambit

    Much More Than Just a Sharp Weapon
    Catalog Code: B0040NIC
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    Sabotage the Grunfeld
    A Cutting-edge Repertoire for White based on 3.f3
    Grandmaster Larry Kaufman presents a very effective way for White to disrupt the plans and demolish the position of players on the black side of the popular Grünfeld Defence.
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    Sabotage the Grunfeld

    A Cutting-edge Repertoire for White based on 3.f3
    Catalog Code: B0142NIC
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    A Cutting-Edge Gambit against the Queen’s Indian
    Hit the Nimzowitsch Variation with 6. d5!
    The ultra-sharp pawn sacrifice 6.d5 has caused a revolution in the 4… Ba6 line of the Queen’s Indian Defence in recent years. The ingenious gambit was hotly debated at the highest level by players like Alexey Shirov, for White, and Peter Leko, for Black. At club level it became a dangerous weapon for attackers.
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    A Cutting-Edge Gambit against the Queen’s Indian

    Hit the Nimzowitsch Variation with 6. d5!
    Catalog Code: B0141NIC
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    1.d4 - Beat the Guerrillas!
    A Powerful Opening Repertoire Against Annoying Black Sidelines
    This manual fills a big gap in chess literature. After 1.d4, probably the most widely played opening move in the world, Black can avoid main line theory by deviating into a whole variety of irritating unorthodox sidelines. White players often stumble into unknown and dangerous territory where their tricky opponent awaits them, fully prepared.
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    1.d4 - Beat the Guerrillas!

    A Powerful Opening Repertoire Against Annoying Black Sidelines
    Catalog Code: B0107NIC
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    Play 1.b3
    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack - A Friend for Life
    The popularity of the Nimzo-Larsen Attack is largely based on its surprise value, but in fact 1.b3 is one of White's more logical first moves, since by immediately developing his queen's bishop, White aims at undermining the black centre.
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    Play 1.b3

    The Nimzo-Larsen Attack - A Friend for Life
    Catalog Code: B0001NIC
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    A Vigorous Chess Opening Repertoire for Black
    Tackling 1.e4 with 1...e5
    The Petroff Defence is anything but dull. Although it is a frequent choice of top grandmasters, club players often fear that it leads to passive play. This book will debunk this prejudice and open new vistas.
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    A Vigorous Chess Opening Repertoire for Black

    Tackling 1.e4 with 1...e5
    Catalog Code: B0137NIC
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    Steamrolling the Sicilian
    Play For a Win with 5. f3!
    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:
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    Steamrolling the Sicilian

    Play For a Win with 5. f3!
    Catalog Code: B0135NIC
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    The Extreme Caro-Kann
    Attacking Black with 3.f3
    The Caro-Kann Defence has become one of the most important and popular replies to 1.e4. Its ‘solid’ and ‘drawish’ reputation no longer applies in modern chess. In fact, White could do with some new ideas to fight for an advantage in this chess opening.
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    The Extreme Caro-Kann

    Attacking Black with 3.f3
    Catalog Code: B0140NIC
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    NIC Yearbook 94 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Magnus Carlsen's Midas Touch in the Scotch
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 94 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Magnus Carlsen's Midas Touch in the Scotch
    Catalog Code: B0094PYB
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    NIC Yearbook 95 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Alexander Grischuk - Gimme Your Poisoned Pawn, Baby!
    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 95 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Alexander Grischuk - Gimme Your Poisoned Pawn, Baby!
    Catalog Code: B0095PYB
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    NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Garry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez
    A brand-new 248 page regular edition of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News with, FREE of charge, 56 pages with a wide range of high-voltage Anniversary extras:
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    NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Garry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0100PYB
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    The Powerful Catalan
    A Complete Repertoire For White
    In this book top Grandmaster Victor Bologan presents a complete repertoire for White. He covers all of Black’s options as well as possible transpositions to other openings.
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    The Powerful Catalan

    A Complete Repertoire For White
    Catalog Code: B0122NIC
    Our Price: $29.95

    Diamond Dutch
    Strategic Leads & Powerful Weapons
    The widely-played Dutch Defence is a sharp choice. Black does not try to preserve a positional balance, but chooses to fight it out. No author is more qualified to explore new ideas in the Dutch than Viktor Moskalenko, a renowned champion of dynamic play. The Diamond Dutch is not a repertoire book. Moskalenko himself plays this chess opening with both colours and covers the entire spectrum for White as well as Black:
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    Diamond Dutch

    Strategic Leads & Powerful Weapons
    Catalog Code: B0139NIC
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    The Perfect Pirc-Modern
    Strategic ideas and Powerful Weapons
    In The Perfect Pirc-Modern, Viktor Moskalenko, a renowned propagator of dynamic play who has championed the Pirc-Modern for many years, presents and explains:
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    The Perfect Pirc-Modern

    Strategic ideas and Powerful Weapons
    Catalog Code: B0125NIC
    Our Price: $29.95

    The Strategic Nimzo-Indian - VOLUME 1
    A Complete Guide to the Rubinstein Variation
    The Nimzo-Indian Defence continues to be one of the most important chess openings, both at club level and with top players. In recent years it has undergone a number of significant changes and it's high time for a thorough look at the current state of affairs. Top grandmaster Ivan Sokolov is the perfect authority to do so.
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    The Strategic Nimzo-Indian - VOLUME 1

    A Complete Guide to the Rubinstein Variation
    Catalog Code: B0114NIC
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    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White
    A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire
    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White contains many improvements on existing opening theory and offers a good balance between narrative and variations.
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    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White

    A Complete, Sound and User-Friendly Chess Opening Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0117NIC
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    The Modern Scandinavian
    Themes, Structures and Plans in an Increasingly Popular Chess Opening
    The Modern Scandinavian is an updated and expanded translation of "Modernes Skandinavisch 2", which appeared in 2006 and also became a bestseller. This second book focuses not on theoretical lines but on the structural ideas after the moves 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5.
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    The Modern Scandinavian

    Themes, Structures and Plans in an Increasingly Popular Chess Opening
    Catalog Code: B0098NIC
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