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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0033QT

      "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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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2

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      The Sicilian Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 6
      Catalog Code: B0039QT

      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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      The Sicilian Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 6

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0042QT

      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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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3
      Catalog Code: B0044QT

      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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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

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      The Tarrasch Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 10
      Catalog Code: B0064QT

      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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      The Tarrasch Defense - Grandmaster Repertoire 10

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0020QT

      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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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1

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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0026QT

      "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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      1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1

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      The Caro-Kann - Grandmaster Repertoire 7
      Catalog Code: B0037QT

      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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      The Caro-Kann - Grandmaster Repertoire 7

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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0050QT

      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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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 8 - VOLUME 1

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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 9 - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0060QT

      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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      The Grunfeld Defence - Grandmaster Repertoire 9 - VOLUME 2

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      Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined
      Catalog Code: B0027EM

      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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      Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Declined

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      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.
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      Starting Out - D-Pawn Attacks

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      Starting Out - Open Games
      Catalog Code: B0276EM

      '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.
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      Starting Out - Open Games

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      Starting Out - The Scandinavian
      Catalog Code: B0283EM

      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!
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      Starting Out - The Scandinavian

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      Attacking Chess - The French
      A Dynamic Repertoire For Black
      Catalog Code: B0325EM

      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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      Attacking Chess - The French

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      Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0329EM

      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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      Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 2

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      Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0189EM

      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 embarrassment of choices available?

      Look no further for the answer! In Dangerous Weapons: 1 e4 e5, renowned opening experts John Emms, Glenn Flear and Andrew Greet take a revolutionary look at one of the most famous and widely-played chess openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analysed paths, the authors concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
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      Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5

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      Dangerous Weapons - French
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0190EM

      In Dangerous Weapons: The French, International Master John Watson takes a revolutionary look at one of the most famous and widely-played chess openings: the French Defence. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, Watson concentrates on fresh or little-explored variations of the French, 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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      Dangerous Weapons - French

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      Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0285EM

      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.
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      Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

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      Starting Out - Slav and Semi-Slav
      Catalog Code: B0004EM

      The very closely linked Slav and Semi-Slav Defences are two of the most popular and combative openings that Black can play against the Queen's Gambit. They have provided the battleground for thousands of exciting encounters between the world's chess elite, including Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Alexei Shirov and Alexander Morozevich.
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      Starting Out - Slav and Semi-Slav

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      Starting Out - Closed Sicilian
      Catalog Code: B0015EM

      The Closed Sicilian is an ideal weapon for players who wish for an aggressive way to attack the Sicilian but have neither the time nor the inclination to learn the seemingly endless mountains of opening theory associated with Open Sicilians. In the Closed Sicilian an awareness of the typical themes is far more important than memorising variations.
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      Starting Out - Closed Sicilian

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      Starting Out - Sicilian Schveningen
      Catalog Code: B0021EM

      The Scheveningen is an uncompromising and flexible variation of Black's most popular defence to 1 e4, the Sicilian. It's a firm favourite of the world's greatest ever chess player, Garry Kasparov, who used it many times in crucial games, including his world championship matches against Anatoly Karpov and Vishy Anand.
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      Starting Out - Sicilian Schveningen

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      Starting Out - The Accelerated Dragon
      Fundamental Coverage of a Dynamic Sicilian
      Catalog Code: B0030EM

      The Accelerated Dragon is a dynamic choice for Black and arguably the most natural way to play the Sicilian Defence: Black develops rapidly and chooses the most active squares to place his or her pieces. Unknowing white players looking for a direct attack similar to the one used against traditional Dragon are shocked by Black's increased options due to the flexible move order.
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      Starting Out - The Accelerated Dragon

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      Starting Out - The Reti
      Catalog Code: B0295EM

      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

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      Attacking Chess - The King's Indian - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0316EM

      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

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      Dangerous Weapons - Benoni and Benko
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0193EM

      In this book, four renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the Benoni, the Benko and all their associated variations. Instead of traveling down well-trodden and analyzed paths, they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colors. 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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      Dangerous Weapons - Benoni and Benko

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      Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION
      Catalog Code: B0019EM

      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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      Starting Out - The Sicilian - 2ND EDITION

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      Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0187EM

      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.
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      Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings

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      Dangerous Weapons - Queen's Gambit
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0188EM

      Are you tired of playing the same old openings time and time again? Fed up with constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to play something new and inspiring, but cannot decide between the numerous options available? Don't despair - help is at hand!

      In Dangerous Weapons: The Queen's Gambit, opening experts Richard Palliser, Glenn Flear and Chris Ward team up to investigate one of the most popular openings in chess history, but in a revolutionary way. They concentrate on little-explored and fun-to-play variations of the Queen's Gambit, 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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      Dangerous Weapons - Queen's Gambit

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      Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0192EM

      In Dangerous Weapons: The Sicilian, John Emms and Richard Palliser team up to investigate by far the most popular and widely-played chess opening, but in a revolutionary way. They concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations of the open Sicilian, selecting a wealth of ideas and options for both colours. Many of the carefully chosen weapons are innovative, visually shocking, incredibly tricky, or have been unfairly discarded; they are guaranteed to throw even your most experienced opponent off balance. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you assured and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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      Dangerous Weapons - Sicilian

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      Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0263EM

      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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      Dangerous Weapons - Pirc and Modern

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      Dangerous Weapons - The King's Indian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0266EM

      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!
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      Dangerous Weapons - The King's Indian

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      Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: B0267EM

      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.
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      Dangerous Weapons - Anti-Sicilian

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      Starting Out - The Modern
      Catalog Code: B0002EM

      The Modern Defence is a dynamic, ambitious and universal opening, one that can be used against virtually every system White can play. Black's provocative strategy is based upon allowing White to construct an imposing pawn centre in the anticipation that a well-timed strike will bring about its downfall.
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      Starting Out - The Modern

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      Starting Out - King's Indian Attack
      Catalog Code: B0003EM

      The King's Indian Attack was a firm favourite of the legendary Bobby Fischer, and more recently it has been utilised with great success by world-class Grandmasters such as Alexander Morozevich. The renowned chess coach Mark Dvoretsky regards the King's Indian Attack as a perfect weapon on which to base an opening repertoire.
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      Starting Out - King's Indian Attack

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      Starting Out - Dutch Defence
      Catalog Code: B0006EM

      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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      Starting Out - Dutch Defence

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