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Year of Publication
2003 2014 2003 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Johan Hellsten (1)
  2. John Emms (1)
  3. Jovanka Houska (1)
  4. Richard Palliser (1)
  5. Thomas Engqvist (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (7)
  2. AN - Algebraic (1)
Topics
  1. Biographical (1)
  2. Opening (1)
  3. Strategy (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Chess Developments (3)
  2. Dangerous Weapons (12)
  3. Move by Move (11)
  4. My Great Predecessors (2)
  5. Starting Out (35)
  6. Winning Chess (3)
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    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III
    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987
    Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are unquestionably the participants who featured in the greatest ever chess rivalry. Between 1984 and 1990 they contested five long matches for the World Championship. This 3rd volume of the 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' series concentrates on the third and fourth matches in this sequence: London/Leningrad 1986 and Seville 1987. Both matches were tremendously exciting and hard fought and both produced chess of an extremely high level.
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    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME III

    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1986-1987
    Catalog Code: E-B0272EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - The Budapest Gambit
    The Budapest Gambit is an ambitious and adventurous opening for Black, who offers a pawn as early as the second move in return for active and rapid development. It has always been a particular favorite at club level, where it still provides a surprise weapon, but it has also been utilized with success by top-class Grandmasters.
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    EBOOK - The Budapest Gambit

    Catalog Code: E-B0281EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Starting Out - The Scandinavian
    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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    EBOOK - Starting Out - The Scandinavian

    Catalog Code: E-B0283EM
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    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess
    Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
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    EBOOK - Rules of Winning Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0287EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch
    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    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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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - The Dutch

    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Catalog Code: E-B0285EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - Starting Out - The Reti

    Catalog Code: E-B0295EM
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    EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!
    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
    Both players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.
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    EBOOK - Who Dares Wins!

    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides
    Catalog Code: E-B0294EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games
    '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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    EBOOK - Starting Out - Open Games

    Catalog Code: E-B0276EM
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    EBOOK - Alekhine Alert
    A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4
    Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White's central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on.
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    EBOOK - Alekhine Alert

    A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4
    Catalog Code: E-B0301EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess
    The main reason why we lose at chess is no big secret: we all make unnecessary mistakes! But simply acknowledging this fact isn't enough to help us improve. The big question is, how can we eliminate these mistakes from our game, or at least keep them to an absolute minimum?
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    EBOOK - Why we Lose at Chess

    Catalog Code: E-B0303EM
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    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly
    Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
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    EBOOK - How to win at Chess - Quickly

    Catalog Code: E-B0312EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Beating 1. e4 e5
    A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
    Grandmaster John Emms presents a repertoire for White after 1 e4 e5, based on the Italian Game and the Bishop's Opening. The lines he recommends are built upon a sound yet aggressive system of development which can be deployed against virtually every Black defence.
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    EBOOK - Beating 1. e4 e5

    A Repertoire for White in the Open Games
    Catalog Code: E-B0313EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - Play the London System

    Catalog Code: E-B0306EM
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    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV
    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1988-2009
    Between 1984 and 1990 Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov contested five long matches for the World Championship. This fourth volume of the series 'Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess' concentrates on all the games played between the two from 1988 to the present day and features their fifth World Championship match played in New York and Lyon 1990.
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    EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess - VOLUME IV

    Kasparov vs. Karpov 1988-2009
    Catalog Code: E-B0308EM
    Our Price: $29.95

    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy

    Catalog Code: E-B0310EM
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    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - How to play against 1. d4

    Catalog Code: E-B0314EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - Play the Dutch

    An Opening Repertoire for Black Based on the Leningrad Variation
    Catalog Code: E-B0311EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    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 - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire
    Former American Open Champion Cyrus Lakdawala presents a range of vicious weapons for White in a repertoire which is perfect for those who have little time for study, but enjoy taking opponents out of their comfort zones and causing them problems from the very beginning.
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    EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    Catalog Code: E-B0320EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Slay the Spanish
    Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez
    Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents weapons for Black against the hugely popular Spanish Opening, with a repertoire based on the Modern Steinitz Defence. This has justifiably earned a reputation as an important alternative to the main lines, and it's easy to see its appeal. The Modern Steinitz can lead to razor-sharp positions, such as in the Siesta Variation, where one slip by either player could prove to be fatal. But a major attraction of the Modern Steinitz is its flexibility, and Black can also choose to play in a more positional manner.
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    EBOOK - Slay the Spanish

    Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: E-B0323EM
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    EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The French
    A Dynamic Repertoire For Black
    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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    EBOOK - Attacking Chess - The French

    A Dynamic Repertoire For Black
    Catalog Code: E-B0325EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - The Slav - 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, Move by Move 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 Slav - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0331EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    EBOOK - Declining the Queen's Gambit
    This book provides a repertoire for Black with the ever-popular "Queen's Gambit Declined". Opening expert John Cox covers not one but two key options for Black. The Tartakower Variation is a sophisticated defence used successfully by world champions such as Kasparov, Karpov and Kramnik.
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    EBOOK - Declining the Queen's Gambit

    Catalog Code: E-B0330EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - The New Old Indian
    A Repertoire for Black against 1 d4
    The Old Indian Defence is considered to be a sound way for Black to meet 1 d4. Some might argue that it is steady rather than spectacular, but is this reputation totally deserved? Grandmaster Alexander Cherniaev strongly disagrees, and in this book he introduces ambitious and aggressive ways for Black to play in the main lines. He constructs an improved version of a repertoire he has himself utilized with great success against grandmaster opposition. Using illustrative games, he studies the fundamental tactical and positional ideas for both sides, and also covers what to do if White avoids the Old Indian.
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    EBOOK - The New Old Indian

    A Repertoire for Black against 1 d4
    Catalog Code: E-B0332EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - The Ruy Lopez - 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. 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 Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0334EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Play the Benko Gambit
    The Benko Gambit is undoubtedly one of Black's most dynamic openings. In return for his pawn investment Black gains long-term pressure, which is often so powerful it continues right through into the endgame. White must decide whether to grab the pawn and try to hold on, or to choose a more aggressive approach. Either way, Black generally succeeds in his aim of unbalancing the position from a very early stage.
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    EBOOK - Play the Benko Gambit

    Catalog Code: E-B0333EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4
    Dealing with the Scandinavian, Pirc, Modern, Alekhine and other Tricky Lines
    Anyone who plays 1 e4 as White must be prepared not only for Black’s main defences but also an assortment of less popular lines. These, when taken together, represent a significant percentage of the replies you can expect to meet when opening 1 e4.
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    EBOOK - Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4

    Dealing with the Scandinavian, Pirc, Modern, Alekhine and other Tricky Lines
    Catalog Code: E-B0337EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation
    Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk
    Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.
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    EBOOK - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

    Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk
    Catalog Code: E-B0336EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - 1... d6 - Move By Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0338EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    EBOOK - 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. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires.
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    EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Modern Benoni

    Catalog Code: E-B0340EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Sicilian Dragon
    In this book David Vigorito focuses on all the critical Yugoslav Attack lines, examining the most important and instructive games in recent years and highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Vigorito is well known for his opening expertise and his lucid explanations of the main plans and tactics will benefit all players.
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    EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Sicilian Dragon

    Catalog Code: E-B0339EM
    Our Price: $22.95

    EBOOK - The Caro-Kann - Move by Move
    In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Caro-Kann, which enjoys a richly deserved reputation as one of Black's most reliable defences. It provides an ideal blend of soundness and dynamism, which allows Black to create counterplay from a solid platform.
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    EBOOK - The Caro-Kann - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0341EM
    Our Price: $24.95

    EBOOK - The Triangle System
    Noteboom, Marshall Gambit and other Semi-Slav Triangle lines
    Scherbakov has over 20 years of experience studying and playing these opening variations, which have been tried and tested successfully at grandmaster level and are ideally designed for players who want to challenge White in the opening.
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    EBOOK - The Triangle System

    Noteboom, Marshall Gambit and other Semi-Slav Triangle lines
    Catalog Code: E-B0343EM
    Our Price: $22.95

    EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames
    Chess players are known to be obsessed by openings. However, world champions have recommended that up-and-coming players should actually begin by studying the endgame first.
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    EBOOK - The Greatest Ever Chess Endgames

    Catalog Code: E-B0342EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - Slay the Sicilian!

    Catalog Code: E-B0347EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    EBOOK - 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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    EBOOK - The Sicilian Scheveningen - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0345EM
    Our Price: $19.95

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