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McDonald, Neil

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Year of Publication
2003 2015 2003 to 2015
Manufacturer
  1. Everyman Chess (23)
  2. Batsford Chess (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Starting Out (10)
  2. Move by Move (2)
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (7)
  2. AN - Algebraic (4)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Windows (11)
Author(s)
  1. Neil McDonald (20)
  2. Simon Williams (2)
  3. Tim Crouch (2)

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  1. Starting Out - English

    Starting Out - English

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    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.

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  2. The Sveshnikov Sicilian

    The Sveshnikov Sicilian

    $21.95
    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. Learn More
  3. EBOOK - Starting Out - English

    EBOOK - Starting Out - English

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    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.

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  4. Starting Out - Dutch Defence

    Starting Out - Dutch Defence

    $24.95
    The Dutch Defence is an ambitious and underrated counter to the queen's pawn opening. With his very first move Black creates an asymmetrical pawn structure, thus unbalancing the position from a very early stage and allowing both White and Black players to fight for the initiative. Black also has many options within the Dutch Defence, from the ultra-solid Stonewall formation through to the fluid Classical System and the dynamic Leningrad Variation. Learn More
  5. EBOOK - Starting Out - Dutch Defence

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Dutch Defence

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    The Dutch Defence is an ambitious and underrated counter to the queen's pawn opening. With his very first move Black creates an asymmetrical pawn structure, thus unbalancing the position from a very early stage and allowing both White and Black players to fight for the initiative. Black also has many options within the Dutch Defence, from the ultra-solid Stonewall formation through to the fluid Classical System and the dynamic Leningrad Variation.

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  6. Starting Out - 1. e4

    Starting Out - 1. e4

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    In 'Starting Out: 1 e4!' Neil McDonald solves this perennial problem by providing the reader with a strong and trustworthy repertoire with the white pieces based on the popular opening move 1 e4. The recommended lines given here have stood the test of time and are regularly employed by Grandmasters. Reading this book will give you the confidence to play these variations against all strengths of player and provide you with reliable opening armoury for years to come Learn More
  7. Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined

    Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined

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    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. Neil McDonald goes back to the basics of the Queen's Gambit Declined, introducing the keymoves and ideas, and taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that is often neglected or taken for granted in other texts. Learn More
  8. EBOOK - Starting Out - 1. e4

    EBOOK - Starting Out - 1. e4

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    In 'Starting Out: 1 e4!' Neil McDonald solves this perennial problem by providing the reader with a strong and trustworthy repertoire with the white pieces based on the popular opening move 1 e4. The recommended lines given here have stood the test of time and are regularly employed by Grandmasters. Reading this book will give you the confidence to play these variations against all strengths of player and provide you with reliable opening armoury for years to come

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  9. EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined

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    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. Neil McDonald goes back to the basics of the Queen's Gambit Declined, introducing the keymoves and ideas, and taking care to explain the reasoning behind them - something that is often neglected or taken for granted in other texts.

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  10. Chess Secrets - The Giants of Strategy

    Chess Secrets - The Giants of Strategy

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    Short Description for Chess Secrets : Giants of Strategy - B0268EM Learn More
  11. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Strategy

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Strategy

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  12. EBOOK - How to Play Against 1. e4

    EBOOK - How to Play Against 1. e4

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    It's not easy finding a good opening to play against 1 e4, especially if you don't have endless time available to study the latest theoretical developments. If you choose fashionable openings, it's often a necessity to keep pace with modern theory if you want to succeed with Black. This book provides a solution. Neil McDonald advocates his favorite opening - the very popular French Defence - but chooses a repertoire for Black that requires only the minimum amount of move memorization.

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  13. EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

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  14. Starting Out - The Reti

    Starting Out - The Reti

    $26.95
    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. Learn More
  15. EBOOK - Starting Out - The Reti

    EBOOK - Starting Out - The Reti

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    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. Learn More
  16. Play the Dutch

    Play the Dutch

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    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. Learn More
  17. EBOOK - Play the Dutch

    EBOOK - Play the Dutch

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    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. Learn More
  18. The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    $27.95
    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. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. Learn More
  19. EBOOK - The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    EBOOK - The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

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    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. 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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  20. Break the Rules!

    Break the Rules!

    $26.95
    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas. Learn More
  21. EBOOK - Break the Rules!

    EBOOK - Break the Rules!

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    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.

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  22. SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!

    SHOPWORN - Break the Rules!

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    In this instructive and entertaining book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies in depth the key components of successful rule-breaking in chess. Drawing upon his own experience and using examples from modern grandmaster chess, McDonald examines how to avoid stereotypical thinking, how to exploit typical thinking patterns, and how to confuse and beat opponents with surprising ideas.

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  23. The Killer Dutch

    The Killer Dutch

    $29.95
    In this book, Williams examines the Classical Dutch in great depth. He also presents a complete repertoire for Black with the Dutch Defense, which is based on his own repertoire he has used successfully at grandmaster level for many years. As well as presenting the latest theory and revealing his new ideas in the key lines, Williams highlights the main tactical and strategic ideas for both sides and covers important issues such as move orders. Learn More
  24. SHOPWORN - The Killer Dutch

    SHOPWORN - The Killer Dutch

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    In this book, Williams examines the Classical Dutch in great depth. He also presents a complete repertoire for Black with the Dutch Defense, which is based on his own repertoire he has used successfully at grandmaster level for many years. As well as presenting the latest theory and revealing his new ideas in the key lines, Williams highlights the main tactical and strategic ideas for both sides and covers important issues such as move orders. Learn More

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