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  1. Cyrus Lakdawala (15)
  2. David Vigorito (3)
  3. Glenn Flear (1)
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  5. James Vigus (2)
  6. Johan Hellsten (2)
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    Gambit Busters
    Take it, Keep it and Win!
    In this book, Sam Collins tackles this subject head on. He explores in depth the basic gambit approaches, the typical mistakes made at all levels, the world-class defensive and counterattacking techniques displayed by the great players, and how you can learn from them. In addition, he covers some key theory of many popular gambits in modern chess. Be bold, be brave and grab those pawns!
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    Gambit Busters

    Take it, Keep it and Win!
    Catalog Code: B0318EM

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    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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    How to play against 1. d4

    Catalog Code: B0314EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Dark Knight System
    A Repertoire with 1...Nc6
    Welcome to the Dark Knight System, a weapon which can be used against virtually every opening White can play! In the Dark Knight System, Black begins with 1...Nc6 and adopts a dark-square strategy.
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    SHOPWORN - The Dark Knight System

    A Repertoire with 1...Nc6
    Catalog Code: SWB0364EM

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Developments - The Pirc
    In this book, James Vigus examines the most theoretically important and instructive Pirc games since the publication of his highly acclaimed The Pirc in Black and White, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Developments - The Pirc

    Catalog Code: SWB0349EM

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    SHOPWORN - The English - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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    SHOPWORN - The English - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0348EM

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    SHOPWORN - The French Winawer - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    SHOPWORN - The French Winawer - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0362EM

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni
    Chess Developments is a brand new series providing state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni

    Catalog Code: SWB0340EM

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    SHOPWORN - 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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    SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez

    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Catalog Code: SWB0363EM

    Regular Price: $27.95

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    SHOPWORN - 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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    SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0345EM

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    SHOPWORN - Slay the Sicilian!
    Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents a repertoire for White against the most popular opening in chess – the Sicilian Defence. Taylor's repertoire is based first and foremost on the Open Sicilian, which is regarded as White's most ambitious and challenging response to the Sicilian.
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    SHOPWORN - Slay the Sicilian!

    Catalog Code: SWB0347EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Four Knights - Move by Move
    The Four Knights is an opening with a long and distinguished history. Despite its deceptively quiet appearance, it can lead to extremely sharp play
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    SHOPWORN - The Four Knights - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0350EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Torre Attack - 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 Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    SHOPWORN - The Torre Attack - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0351EM

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    SHOPWORN - 1... d6 - Move By Move
    This is a new series which provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    SHOPWORN - 1... d6 - Move By Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0338EM

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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Opening Strategy
    Just like his previous book, Mastering Opening Strategy is a product of Hellsten's many years' work as a full-time chess teacher and is specifically designed as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking.
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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Opening Strategy

    Catalog Code: SWB0344EM

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    SHOPWORN - Chess Developments - The Grunfeld
    In this book, David Vigorito examines the most theoretically important and instructive Grunfeld games, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.
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    SHOPWORN - Chess Developments - The Grunfeld

    Catalog Code: SWB0377EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Modern Defense - Move by Move
    The Modern Defence is an ambitious, counter-attacking choice for Black which can be played against all mainline openings. In typical hypermodern style, Black allows White to occupy the centre and then undermines this centre by attacking it with pawns and pieces. In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the key variations of the Modern Defence. He shares his experience and knowledge, presents a repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions.
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    SHOPWORN - The Modern Defense - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0369EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Nimzo-Indian - Move by Move
    Chess players are offered an ambitious repertoire for White with 1.d4 in two volumes, with this book covering all lines except 1...d5. The repertoire is based on classical lines and inspired by Botvinnik’s approach.
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    SHOPWORN - The Nimzo-Indian - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0355EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Colle - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    SHOPWORN - The Colle - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0366EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Scandinavian - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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    SHOPWORN - The Scandinavian - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0368EM

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    SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move
    In this book, John Emms examines his favorite Sicilian variation, which is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1 e4. He shares his knowledge from over 15 years studying and playing the Sicilian Taimanov at grandmaster level, examines the opening from both sides of the board and offers answers to the all the key questions.
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    SHOPWORN - The Sicilian Taimanov - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: SWB0346EM

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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann
    Dazzle Your Opponents
    Are you tired of playing the same old openings again and again? Perhaps it's time for a change: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three opening specialists get together to take a revolutionary look at the Caro-Kann. In doing so they take the road less travelled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann

    Dazzle Your Opponents
    Catalog Code: E-B0309EM
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    EBOOK - Opening Repertoire - Fianchetto System
    Weapons for White Against the King's Indian and Grunfeld
    Grandmaster Damian Lemos presents a repertoire for White against both the King's Indian and Grünfeld defences. Many players struggle to find suitable lines to challenge these two popular and dynamic openings, or find the masses of theory in the main lines difficult to digest. Lemos solves this perennial problem by advocating a solid system of development based on the fianchetto system, where understanding ideas is more important than move memorization.
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    EBOOK - Opening Repertoire - Fianchetto System

    Weapons for White Against the King's Indian and Grunfeld
    Catalog Code: E-B0388EM
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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 - 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 - The Trompowsky Attack - Move by Move
    In this book, International Master Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Trompowsky Attack. Originally a favourite among club players, in recent years the Trompowsky has been transformed into a powerful weapon even at grandmaster level.
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    EBOOK - The Trompowsky Attack - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0389EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn.
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    EBOOK - The Alekhine Defence - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0381EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - The French Winawer - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    EBOOK - The French Winawer - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0362EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - King's Indian Attack - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn.
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    EBOOK - King's Indian Attack - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0394EM
    Our Price: $21.95

    EBOOK - Mastering Opening Strategy
    Just like his previous book, Mastering Opening Strategy is a product of Hellsten's many years' work as a full-time chess teacher and is specifically designed as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking.
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    EBOOK - Mastering Opening Strategy

    Catalog Code: E-B0344EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    The Dark Knight System
    A Repertoire with 1...Nc6
    Welcome to the Dark Knight System, a weapon which can be used against virtually every opening White can play! In the Dark Knight System, Black begins with 1...Nc6 and adopts a dark-square strategy.
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    The Dark Knight System

    A Repertoire with 1...Nc6
    Catalog Code: B0364EM
    Our Price: $26.95

    Play the Dutch
    An Opening Repertoire for Black Based on the Leningrad Variation
    There's no doubt that the Dutch Defence is one of Black's most enterprising answers to 1 d4. Black strives to unbalance the position by creating an asymmetrical pawn structure on the very first move, giving himself every opportunity to fight for the initiative from the outset. It's no surprise that the Dutch particularly appeals to ambitious players who relish a complicated battle.
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    Play the Dutch

    An Opening Repertoire for Black Based on the Leningrad Variation
    Catalog Code: B0311EM
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    Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1
    The King's Indian remains a hugely popular opening - unsurprising given the attacking opportunities it offers. In many of the ultra-sharp main lines, White wins the queenside battle but this often turns out to be a Pyrrhic victory as Black wins the war by checkmating on the kingside! Black is hunting the enemy king and - in practical play - this gives him a psychological edge.
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    Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1

    Catalog Code: B0316EM
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    Beating 1. e4 e5
    A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
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    Beating 1. e4 e5

    A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
    Catalog Code: B0313EM
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    Chess Developments - The Pirc
    In this book, James Vigus examines the most theoretically important and instructive Pirc games since the publication of his highly acclaimed The Pirc in Black and White, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.
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    Chess Developments - The Pirc

    Catalog Code: B0349EM
    Our Price: $26.95

    Play the London System
    It's no secret why the London System is such a popular opening, especially at club level. White's development plan is very easy to learn, and it can be employed against virtually any defence. What's more, depending on mood, style or opponent, White can choose either to attack directly or to instigate a more positional strategy. Many players admit they hate facing the London System, which is surely another good reason to play it!
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    Play the London System

    Catalog Code: B0306EM
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    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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    Starting Out - The Reti

    Catalog Code: B0295EM
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