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    1. The Tarrasch Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 10

      The Tarrasch Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 10

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      The Tarrasch Defense arises after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3._c3 c5 and leads to wildly complex and dynamic play. With deep analysis and countless novelties, Ntirlis and Aagaard have revived the coolest classical chess opening for use by grandmasters and amateurs in the 21st century.

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    2. The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - VOLUME 1

      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - VOLUME 1

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      Grandmaster Repertoire is a series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - The Grünfeld Defence offers a repertoire for Black against 1.d4.

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    3. The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 9 - VOLUME 2

      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 9 - VOLUME 2

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      The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - The Grünfeld Defence offers a repertoire for Black against 1.d4. Avrukh's two previous Grandmaster Repertoire books for White received universal rave reviews and have been hugely influential on chess players all over the world, including at the very highest level.

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    4. Attacking Chess - The French

      Attacking Chess - The French

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      This will prove ideal for players who like to seize the initiative and cause problems for their opponents from the outset. Williams' recommendations in the French are based on his own repertoire which he has successfully employed at Grandmaster level.

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    5. EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The French

      EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The French

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      This will prove ideal for players who like to seize the initiative and cause problems for their opponents from the outset. Williams' recommendations in the French are based on his own repertoire which he has successfully employed at Grandmaster level.

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    6. SHOPWORN - Attacking Chess - The French

      SHOPWORN - Attacking Chess - The French

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      This will prove ideal for players who like to seize the initiative and cause problems for their opponents from the outset. Williams' recommendations in the French are based on his own repertoire which he has successfully employed at Grandmaster level.

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    7. Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2

      Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2

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      The King's Indian remains a hugely popular opening at all levels of chess - unsurprising given the attacking opportunities it offers. In many of the ultra-sharp main lines, both sides can fight for the initiative. White frequently wins the queenside battle but this often turns out to be a Pyrrhic victory as Black wins the war by checkmating on the kingside!

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    8. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann

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      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. Learn More
    9. The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

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      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.

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    10. The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

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      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime.

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    11. Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1

      Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1

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      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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    12. EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1

      EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1

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      ng'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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    13. The Caro-Kann - Grandmaster Repertoire 7

      The Caro-Kann - Grandmaster Repertoire 7

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      In chess, the Caro-Kann opening is one of Black's most reliable answers to 1.e4. It is a regular favorite of elite players, who know that computer-aided preparation now threatens the sharpest lines of the Sicilian or Ruy Lopez (at the very least with a forced draw).

      The Caro-Kann is less susceptible to such forcing lines - Black sets out to equalize in the opening, and win the game later. Grandmaster Lars Schandorff reveals a bulletproof chess opening repertoire and lucidly explains how Black should play the middle and endgame

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    14. The Sicilian Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 6

      The Sicilian Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 6

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      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime.

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    15. Starting Out - Open Games

      Starting Out - Open Games

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      'Open Games' refer to a myriad of openings arising after the ever-popular 1 e4 e5: the Italian Game, the Scotch, The Two Knights Defence, the King's Gambit, the Evans Gambit, the Bishop's Opening, the Four Knights, the Petroff and much more besides. Learn More
    16. EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games

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      'Open Games' refer to a myriad of openings arising after the ever-popular 1 e4 e5: the Italian Game, the Scotch, The Two Knights Defence, the King's Gambit, the Evans Gambit, the Bishop's Opening, the Four Knights, the Petroff and much more besides. Learn More
    17. Starting Out - The Reti

      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
    18. 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
    19. 1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2

      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2

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      "Grandmaster Repertoire" is a new series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.

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    20. Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

      Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

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      Perhaps it's time for a change and here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the Dutch Defense, one of Black's most ambitious answers to 1. d4. In doing so they take the road less traveled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Learn More
    21. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

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      Perhaps it's time for a change and here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the Dutch Defense, one of Black's most ambitious answers to 1. d4. In doing so they take the road less traveled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Learn More
    22. Starting Out - The Scandinavian

      Starting Out - The Scandinavian

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      In recent years the Scandinavian has been catapulted into the limelight, and it has now firmly established itself as an opening to be reckoned with. Why has it become popular? Because it's easy to play! Learn More
    23. EBOOK - Starting Out - The Scandinavian

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Scandinavian

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      In recent years the Scandinavian has been catapulted into the limelight, and it has now firmly established itself as an opening to be reckoned with. Why has it become popular? Because it's easy to play! Learn More
    24. The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1

      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1

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      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.

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    25. Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

      Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      Do you need a well-deserved break from your normal chess openings? Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the numerous choices available? Look no further for the answer! In "Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern", prominent opening specialists take a revolutionary look at two popular and closely related openings.

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    26. SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      Do you need a well-deserved break from your normal chess openings? Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the numerous choices available? Look no further for the answer! In "Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern", prominent opening specialists take a revolutionary look at two popular and closely related openings.

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    27. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      Do you need a well-deserved break from your normal chess openings? Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the numerous choices available? Look no further for the answer! In "Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern", prominent opening specialists take a revolutionary look at two popular and closely related openings.

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    28. Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

      Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

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      In Dangerous Weapons: Anti-Sicilians, prominent opening specialists John Emms, Richard Palliser and Peter Wells take a revolutionary look at a popular group of openings - the Anti-Sicilians. Learn More
    29. Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

      Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

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      The Sicilian Defence is the most popular opening at all levels of tournament play from Linares to the local club championship. The Sicilian is played regularly by Kasparov, Anand, Kramnik, Leko, Topalov, and Shirov - a.k.a. the best players in the world. In this book a multinational line-up of leading experts give recommendations against their own pet lines in the Sicilian Defence.

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    30. EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

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      In Dangerous Weapons: Anti-Sicilians, prominent opening specialists John Emms, Richard Palliser and Peter Wells take a revolutionary look at a popular group of openings - the Anti-Sicilians. Learn More
    31. EBOOK - Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

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      The Sicilian Defence is the most popular opening at all levels of tournament play from Linares to the local club championship. The Sicilian is played regularly by Kasparov, Anand, Kramnik, Leko, Topalov, and Shirov - a.k.a. the best players in the world. In this book a multinational line-up of leading experts give recommendations against their own pet lines in the Sicilian Defence.

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    32. Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10

      Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10

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      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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    33. Starting Out - The Trompowsky

      Starting Out - The Trompowsky

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      The Trompowsky Attack is well known as an ambitious and aggressive opening. Initially an offbeat line favoured by club players, in recent history it has undergone somewhat of a transformation. Thanks to the efforts and innovations of Grandmasters such as Mickey Adams and Julian Hodgson, it has been fine-tuned into a powerful attacking weapon, and today it is seen as an important mainline opening in its own right. Learn More
    34. EBOOK - Starting Out - The Trompowsky

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Trompowsky

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      The Trompowsky Attack is well known as an ambitious and aggressive opening. Initially an offbeat line favoured by club players, in recent history it has undergone somewhat of a transformation. Thanks to the efforts and innovations of Grandmasters such as Mickey Adams and Julian Hodgson, it has been fine-tuned into a powerful attacking weapon, and today it is seen as an important mainline opening in its own right. Learn More
    35. Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings

      Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings

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      Are you tired of playing the same old openings time and time again? Perhaps it's time for a change, but you cannot decide between the numerous options available. Here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas!

      In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at Flank Openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Learn More
    36. SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings

      SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings

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      Are you tired of playing the same old openings time and time again? Perhaps it's time for a change, but you cannot decide between the numerous options available. Here's the answer: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas!

      In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at Flank Openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. Learn More

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