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    General Chess Openings

    Year of Publication
    1971 2014 1971 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
    2. Bill Robertie (1)
    3. Boris Alterman (1)
    4. Bruce Albertson (1)
    5. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
    6. Byron Jacobs (1)
    7. Chess Informant (1)
    8. Chess Informants (5)
    9. Chris Ward (1)
    10. Christopher Scheerer (3)
    11. Cyrus Lakdawala (2)
    12. Eduard Gufeld (2)
    13. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    14. Eric Schiller (1)
    15. Eric Schiller (2)
    16. Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
    17. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
    18. Gary Lane (1)
    19. Graham Burgess (2)
    20. H. Golombek (1)
    21. I.A. Horowitz (2)
    22. Imre Konig (1)
    23. Irving Chernev (1)
    24. James Schuyler (2)
    25. James Vigus (3)
    26. Jeroen Bosch (11)
    27. Jerry Van Rekon (1)
    28. Johan Hellsten (3)
    29. John Emms (2)
    30. John Watson (2)
    31. Ken Neat (1)
    32. Larry Evans (1)
    33. Leo Jansen (1)
    34. Lev Alburt (2)
    35. Mark Dvoretsky (1)
    36. New in Chess (32)
    37. Nick de Firmian (1)
    38. Nigel Davies (6)
    39. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
    40. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
    41. Peter Tamburro (1)
    42. R.C. Griffith (1)
    43. Raymond Keene (2)
    44. Reuben Fine (2)
    45. Richard Palliser (3)
    46. Roman Dzindzichashvili (2)
    47. Sam Collins (2)
    48. Sid Pickard (1)
    49. Stefan Djuric (4)
    50. Tim Onions (1)
    51. Tony Kosten (3)
    52. Viacheslav Eingorn (1)
    53. Weaver Adams (1)
    54. Yasser Seirawan (2)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (81)
    2. AN - Algebraic (21)
    3. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
    4. DN - Descriptive (11)
    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 (11)
    4. Winning Chess (2)
    Host
    1. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
    2. GM Alexei Shirov (1)
    3. GM Damien Lemos (1)
    4. GM Daniel King (1)
    5. GM Jesse Kraai (1)
    6. GM Nigel Davies (5)
    7. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (32)
    8. GM Susan Polgar (2)
    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)
    14. IM Sam Collins (1)
    15. IM Valeri Lilov (3)
    16. NM Dana Mackenzie (7)
    17. Steve Lopez (2)
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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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      NIC Yearbook 91 - PAPERBACK EDITION
      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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      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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      NIC Yearbook 94 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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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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      NIC Yearbook 95 - PAPERBACK EDITION
      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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      NIC Yearbook 95 - PAPERBACK EDITION

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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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      Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening
      Catalog Code: B0004SHV

      The Small Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings is based on the same 500 fundamental codes and system of elimination but it's a fifth the length. Instead of five books just one! The best and most up to date information. The creative output of generations of chess masters filtered for the reader's convenience.
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      Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening

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      The Blue Book of Charts to Winning Chess
      Catalog Code: B0030IS

      This is THE book that first introduced a concept that has revolutionized tournament chess for most players. The concept is simply to create a database of chess games, sorted by openings, and then see which opening moves produce the best results. This book concludes that the overall winning percentage for White is 59%.
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      The Blue Book of Charts to Winning Chess

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      A Ferocious Opening Repertoire
      Catalog Code: B0320EM

      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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      A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

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      EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire
      Catalog Code: E-B0320EM

      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

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      Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 13
      No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
      Catalog Code: B0013SOS

      Secrets of Opening Surprises brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas. They may seem outrageous at first sight, but have proven to be perfectly playable. An SOS deviates very early from the regular lines in a mainstream opening, usually even before move six!
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      Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 13

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      Alterman Gambit Guide - Black Gambits - VOLUME 1
      Catalog Code: B0055QT

      The Alterman Gambit Guide: Black Gambits 1 is both an opening book and an instructional manual. Sharpen your tactics and learn to play dynamic attacking chess while studying the most entertaining gambits.
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      Alterman Gambit Guide - Black Gambits - VOLUME 1

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