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1971 2014 1971 to 2014
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  1. Andrew Soltis (1)
  2. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  3. Bill Robertie (1)
  4. Boris Alterman (1)
  5. Bruce Albertson (1)
  6. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
  7. Chess Informant (1)
  8. Chess Informants (5)
  9. Christopher Scheerer (2)
  10. Cyrus Lakdawala (1)
  11. Eduard Gufeld (1)
  12. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  13. Eric Schiller (2)
  14. Eric Schiller (2)
  15. Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  16. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
  17. Gary Lane (1)
  18. Graham Burgess (2)
  19. H. Golombek (1)
  20. I.A. Horowitz (2)
  21. Imre Konig (1)
  22. Irving Chernev (1)
  23. James Schuyler (2)
  24. James Vigus (2)
  25. Jeroen Bosch (12)
  26. Jerry Van Rekon (1)
  27. Johan Hellsten (2)
  28. John Emms (2)
  29. John Watson (5)
  30. Ken Neat (1)
  31. Larry Evans (1)
  32. Leo Jansen (1)
  33. Lev Alburt (2)
  34. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
  35. New in Chess (32)
  36. Nick de Firmian (1)
  37. Nigel Davies (4)
  38. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
  39. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
  40. Peter Tamburro (1)
  41. R.C. Griffith (1)
  42. Raymond Keene (2)
  43. Reuben Fine (2)
  44. Richard Palliser (2)
  45. Roman Dzindzichashvili (2)
  46. Sam Collins (2)
  47. Sid Pickard (1)
  48. Stefan Djuric (4)
  49. Tim Onions (1)
  50. Tony Kosten (2)
  51. Viacheslav Eingorn (1)
  52. Weaver Adams (1)
  53. Yasser Seirawan (2)
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  1. FAN - Figurine (86)
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Topics
  1. Game Collections (4)
  2. Opening (4)
Popular Book Series
  1. Dangerous Weapons (3)
  2. New in Chess Yearbooks (36)
  3. Secrets of Opening Surprises (12)
  4. Winning Chess (2)
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  7. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (32)
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  9. GM Timur Gareev (1)
  10. GM Victor Mikhalevski (1)
  11. IM Andrew Martin (8)
  12. IM Bill Paschall (1)
  13. IM Danny Kopec (2)
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    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas
    Catalog Code: E-B0081EM

    What are the greatest opening ideas in chess history? This is a fascinating question that would undoubtedly spark endless debate and discussion amongst all the experts and enthusiasts of the game. From the invention and development of openings which are now considered to be mainline, to the wealth of stunning one-move novelties which have convincingly overturned previous expert assessments, there is certainly a plethora of brilliant ideas to choose from - everyone will have their own opinion on this subject!
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    EBOOK - Greatest Ever Chess Opening Ideas

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    Chess from Morphy to Botvinnik
    A Century of Chess Evolution
    Catalog Code: B0049IS

    This book is one of the great classics of chess literature. The author, Imre Konig, was an International Master of Chess and a great analyst as well as an entertaining writer. He describes the development of chess opening theory and discusses lines of play no longer in vogue but which remain powerful weapons for the practical tournament player.This book was originally published in 1950 as "Chess from Morphy to Botwinnik".
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    Chess from Morphy to Botvinnik

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0009SOS

    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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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9

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    Mastering the Chess Openings - VOLUME 3
    Flank Openings, Practical Play and General Topics
    Catalog Code: B0055GB

    In this highly-acclaimed and popular series, John Watson helps chess-players achieve a more holistic and insightful view of the openings. He explains not only the ideas and strategies behind specific openings, but also the interconnections of chess openings taken as a whole. By presenting the common threads that underlie opening play, Watson provides a permanent basis for playing openings of any type.
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    Mastering the Chess Openings - VOLUME 3

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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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    SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons - Flank Openings
    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Catalog Code: SWB0187EM

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

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    Ten Ways to Succeed in the Opening
    Catalog Code: B0001PA

    First published in 2001 and recently reprinted in 2009 this book is one of three designed for young players. The other two are Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middle Game, and Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame.
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    Ten Ways to Succeed in the Opening

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    Chess Openings for Black Explained
    A Complete Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0009LV

    Chess Openings for Black, Explained gives you a complete repertoire of carefully selected, interrelated openings. Three-time U.S. champion and master teacher Lev Alburt, along with his grandmaster co-authors, provides everything you need to know to defend with confidence against each and every one of White's first moves.
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    Chess Openings for Black Explained

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    The Black Lion
    The Chess Predator's Choice Against Both 1. e4 and 1. d4
    Catalog Code: b0062NIC

    More than 85% of all chess games start with either 1.e4 or 1.d4. The Black Lion presents a flexible, logical and sensible way for Black to meet both of these moves. This robust, multipurpose opening system looks quiet, like a sleeping lion - hence the name. But when this predator is provoked, and the game heats up, Black eats its prey in an extremely swift and efficient way.
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    The Black Lion

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0010SOS

    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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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 10

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    How to Win in the Chess Openings
    From a Three Time US Open Champion
    Catalog Code: B0044IS

    International Master Al Horowitz goes through every major chess opening system and provides just one line of play for White, one line of play for Black, and the reason for each move by White or Black. This book will not show the reader how to win every game, but it will provide an easy route which will enable the player to get a reasonable, playable position out of the opening with good winning chances, even against the strongest opponents, without having to memorize a bunch of opening lines.
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    How to Win in the Chess Openings

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 2
    1. d4 d5 / 1. d4 Various / Queen's Gambits
    Catalog Code: B0024NIC

    This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, and is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 2

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3
    The Complete Indian Defenses
    Catalog Code: B0025NIC

    This volume helps beginners to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening ideas, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire, as well as a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 3

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    NIC Yearbook 90 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Leinier Dominguez - Perfect Preparation to Crush Aronian in the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0090HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 90 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    NIC Yearbook 90 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Leinier Dominguez - Perfect Preparation to Crush Aronian in the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0090PYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 90 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    How to Open a Chess Game
    Catalog Code: B0074IS

    This is one of the most interesting, most unusual and most instructive chess books ever written. Seven of the World's Strongest Chess Grandmasters were each asked to write down their thoughts about how a serious chess amateur might best approach the problem of, very simply, "opening" a chess game?
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    How to Open a Chess Game

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    NIC Yearbook 91 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Fabio Caruana Keeps Black Searching in the Marshall
    Catalog Code: B0091HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 91 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    Fabio Caruana Keeps Black Searching in the Marshall
    Catalog Code: B0091PYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 91 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0011SOS

    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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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 11

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    Flank Openings
    Catalog Code: B0078IS

    Traditional chess openings emphasize control of the center. Flank Openings are opening systems first developed by such players as Reti and Nimzowitsch in which the player of the white pieces concedes control of the center to Black, but then seeks to undermine the center and cause it to collapse with attacks from the sides. Grandmaster Raymond Keene explains the concepts and ideas behind these chess opening systems.
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    Flank Openings

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    Fundamental Chess Openings (FCO)
    A New One-Volume Guide to All the Chess Openings
    Catalog Code: B0142GB

    The first moves of a chess game define the nature of the whole struggle, as both players stake their claim to the critical squares and start to develop their plans. It is essential to play purposefully and to avoid falling into traps or reaching a position that you don't understand.
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    Fundamental Chess Openings (FCO)

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    NIC Yearbook 92 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Poikovsky Winner Alexander Motylev - One Step Beyond in the Anti-Moscow Slav
    Catalog Code: B0092HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 92 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    Poikovsky Winner Alexander Motylev - One Step Beyond in the Anti-Moscow Slav
    Catalog Code: B0092PYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 92 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    Chess Openings for White Explained
    Winning with 1. e4 - 2nd Edition
    Catalog Code: B0013LV

    Legendary World Champion Bobby Fischer describing the opening move 1. e4. Three-time US Champion Champion Lev Alburt, famous for his ability to turn aspiring players into masters, teams up with two-time U.S. Champion Roman Dzindzichashvili and young international star Eugene Perelshteyn to give you a complete repertoire of opening play-as well as a review of all openings and an explanation of the principles of playing this crucial stage of the game.
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    Chess Openings for White Explained

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    NIC Yearbook 93 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Short Shrift to the Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: B0093HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons. A must-have publication for serious chess students.
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    NIC Yearbook 93 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    Short Shrift to the Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: B0093PYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 93 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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    Mastering the Chess Openings - VOLUME 4
    Gambits - Preparation - Fianchettoes - Symmetry
    Catalog Code: B0162GB

    In this highly-acclaimed and popular series, John Watson helps chess-players achieve a more holistic and insightful view of the openings. He explains not only the ideas and strategies behind specific openings, but also the interconnections of chess openings taken as a whole. By presenting the common threads that underlie opening play, Watson provides a permanent basis for playing openings of any type.
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    Mastering the Chess Openings - VOLUME 4

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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 4
    1. c4 / 1. Nf3 / Other First Moves
    Catalog Code: B0089NIC

    Chess Opening Essentials is an accessible primer and a reference book at the same time. It gives a flavor of how every opening works and explains the similarities with other openings as well as the differences. In addition, it also points at the various middlegame plans that apply after the opening has ended.
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    Chess Opening Essentials - VOLUME 4

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    NIC Yearbook 94 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Magnus Carlsen's Midas Touch in the Scotch
    Catalog Code: B0094HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 94 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    Magnus Carlsen's Midas Touch in the Scotch
    Catalog Code: B0094PYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 12
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0012SOS

    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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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 12

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    NIC Yearbook 95 - HARDCOVER EDITION
    Alexander Grischuk - Gimme Your Poisoned Pawn, Baby!
    Catalog Code: B0095HYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    NIC Yearbook 95 - HARDCOVER EDITION

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    Alexander Grischuk - Gimme Your Poisoned Pawn, Baby!
    Catalog Code: B0095PYB

    New In Chess Yearbook, which appears four times a year, contains the latest news in chess openings, and each issue brings you dozens of new ideas on the cutting edge of modern chess theory. The Yearbook not only covers the latest fashion, but also offers fresh insights into underrated gambits, rare continuations, and almost forgotten weapons.
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    Gambit Busters
    Take it, Keep it and Win!
    Catalog Code: B0318EM

    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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    SHOPWORN - Gambit Busters
    Take it, Keep it and Win!
    Catalog Code: SWB0318EM

    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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    SHOPWORN - Gambit Busters

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