Manufacturer of the World's Finest Chess Products 

  • The Outlet: Imperfect Chess Items from The House of Staunton!
  • New Products at The House of Staunton! Chess Pieces, Chessboards, Books, DVDs, & More!
  • The House of Staunton Clearance Items
X

General Chess Openings

Clearance Items
  1. 75% Off Books (Shown in Cart) (16)
Discounted Items
  1. Show Me The Sales Items! (2)
Price
$0 $125 $0 to $125
Year of Publication
1971 2015 1971 to 2015
Manufacturer
  1. New in Chess (51)
  2. Everyman Chess (24)
  3. ChessDVDs (18)
  4. ChessBase (14)
  5. Ishi Press (13)
  6. ChessLecture.com (11)
  7. Convekta (10)
  8. Sahovski Chess (5)
  9. Chess Digest (5)
  10. Gambit Publishing (4)
  11. Chess King (4)
  12. Empire Chess (3)
  13. Batsford Chess (2)
  14. Chess Information (2)
  15. Cardoza Chess (2)
  16. Chess Stars LTD. (2)
  17. Simon and Schuster (2)
  18. Self Published (1)
  19. Random House (1)
  20. Mongoose Press (1)
  21. Dover Chess (1)
  22. Hays Publishing (1)
  23. Kopec Chess (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Collections
  1. Roman's Lab (31)
  2. ChessLecture.com DVDs (11)
  3. Foxy Openings (11)
  4. Empire Chess (3)
  5. Kopec Chess Collection (2)
  6. Polgar DVD Collection (2)
  7. Chess King's Video DVDs (2)
  8. Power Play (1)
  9. Chessbase Tutorials (1)
Topics
  1. Game Collections (10)
  2. Opening (8)
Popular Book Series
  1. New in Chess Yearbooks (36)
  2. Secrets of Opening Surprises (9)
  3. Dangerous Weapons (3)
  4. Winning Chess (2)
Foreign Language?
  1. Written in German (1)
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 Rustam Kasimdzhanov (1)
  9. GM Susan Polgar (2)
  10. GM Timur Gareev (1)
  11. GM Victor Mikhalevski (1)
  12. IM Andrew Martin (8)
  13. IM Bill Paschall (2)
  14. IM Danny Kopec (2)
  15. IM Sam Collins (1)
  16. IM Valeri Lilov (3)
  17. NM Dana Mackenzie (7)
  18. Steve Lopez (2)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (71)
  2. AN - Algebraic (21)
  3. DN - Descriptive (11)
  4. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
Hardcover?
  1. Yes (12)
Hardware Requirements
  1. Windows (52)
  2. Standard DVD Player (42)
  3. Pocket PC (2)
Author(s)
  1. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  2. Bill Robertie (1)
  3. Bruce Albertson (1)
  4. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
  5. Byron Jacobs (1)
  6. Chess Informant (1)
  7. Chess Informants (3)
  8. Chris Ward (1)
  9. Christopher Scheerer (3)
  10. Cyrus Lakdawala (2)
  11. David Levy (1)
  12. Eduard Gufeld (1)
  13. Efstratios Grivas (1)
  14. Eric Schiller (1)
  15. Eric Schiller (2)
  16. Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  17. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (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 (3)
  25. Jeroen Bosch (9)
  26. Jerry Van Rekon (2)
  27. Johan Hellsten (3)
  28. John Emms (1)
  29. John Watson (1)
  30. Larry Evans (1)
  31. Leo Jansen (2)
  32. Lev Alburt (2)
  33. New in Chess (26)
  34. Nick de Firmian (1)
  35. Nigel Davies (6)
  36. Nikolay Kalinichenko (2)
  37. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
  38. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
  39. Peter Tamburro (1)
  40. R.C. Griffith (1)
  41. Raymond Keene (3)
  42. Reuben Fine (2)
  43. Richard Palliser (3)
  44. Roman Dzindzichashvili (2)
  45. Sid Pickard (1)
  46. Stefan Djuric (1)
  47. Tim Onions (1)
  48. Tony Kosten (3)
  49. Weaver Adams (1)
  50. Yasser Seirawan (2)
Show Less Show More

Items 145 to 180 of 207 total

per page
Page:
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
    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.
    img

    Fundamental Chess Openings (FCO)

    Our Price: $29.95
    NIC Yearbook 92 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    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.
    img

    NIC Yearbook 92 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $29.95
    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.
    img

    Chess Openings for White Explained

    Our Price: $29.95
    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.
    img

    NIC Yearbook 93 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $38.95
    NIC Yearbook 93 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    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.
    img

    NIC Yearbook 93 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $29.95
    NIC Yearbook 94 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    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.
    img

    NIC Yearbook 94 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $29.95
    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.
    img

    NIC Yearbook 95 - HARDCOVER EDITION

    Our Price: $38.95
    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.
    img

    NIC Yearbook 95 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $29.95
    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.
    img

    Small Encyclopedia of Chess Opening

    Our Price: $69.95
    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%.
    img

    The Blue Book of Charts to Winning Chess

    Our Price: $29.95
    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.
    img

    A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    Our Price: $27.95
    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.
    img

    EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    Our Price: $19.95
    Chess Openings for Kids
    Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
    Catalog Code: B0164GB

    For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
    img

    Chess Openings for Kids

    Our Price: $16.95
    NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION
    Garry Kasparov's Anniversary Survey - The Final World on the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0100PYB

    A brand-new 248 page regular edition of The Chess Player's Guide to Opening News with, FREE of charge, 56 pages with a wide range of high-voltage Anniversary extras:
    img

    NIC Yearbook 100 - PAPERBACK EDITION

    Our Price: $29.95
    The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings
    Catalog Code: B0120IS

    This book presents the indispensable foundations for the understanding of the variations of the chess openings.
    img

    The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings

    Our Price: $25.95
    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I
    Catalog Code: B0121IS

    This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
    img

    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME I

    Our Price: $25.95
    Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire
    Catalog Code: B0137IS

    This work has been updated in 2012 to include all of the latest World Chess Championship matches by Garry Kasparov.
    img

    Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire

    Our Price: $19.95
    Mastering Opening Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0344EM

    Just like his previous book, Mastering Opening Strategy is a product of Hellsten's many years' work as a full-time chess teacher and is specifically designed as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking.
    img

    Mastering Opening Strategy

    Our Price: $29.95
    EBOOK - Mastering Opening Strategy
    Catalog Code: E-B0344EM

    Just like his previous book, Mastering Opening Strategy is a product of Hellsten's many years' work as a full-time chess teacher and is specifically designed as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking.
    img

    EBOOK - Mastering Opening Strategy

    Our Price: $24.95
    SHOPWORN - Mastering Opening Strategy
    Catalog Code: SWB0344EM

    Just like his previous book, Mastering Opening Strategy is a product of Hellsten's many years' work as a full-time chess teacher and is specifically designed as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Mastering Opening Strategy

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Our Price: $14.98

    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles
    Catalog Code: DVD0010AK

    Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.
    img

    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - Opening Principles

    Our Price: $24.95
    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES
    Catalog Code: WIN00101112AK

    Volume 1: Chess opening Principles. Demonstrates that you don't need to try to memorize hundreds of openings variations as long as you play the opening by following common basic ideas. You'll learn all about fast development, centralization, mobility, and defense, all of which will help you get a good position which will lead directly into a playable middle game. 20 chapters, 90 minutes.

    Volume 2: Basic Tactics and Strategy. You'll discover a variety of tactical weapons that you could use over and over to win material and gain an advantage over your opponents. You'll also learn all about chess strategy, plans and formations that will provide you with a lasting edge. 27 chapters, 100 minutes.

    Volume 3: Endgames. When few pieces are left on the board, knowing the proper procedures can spell the difference between victory and defeat. 22 chapters, 45 minutes + bonus material.
    img

    Chess King's Complete Chess Course - ALL 3 VOLUMES

    Our Price: $59.00
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 7
    Catalog Code: DVD0007CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 7

    Our Price: $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 8
    Catalog Code: DVD0008CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 8

    Our Price: $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9
    Catalog Code: DVD0009CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 4 - Chess Lecture - Volume 9

    Our Price: $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 - Chess Lecture - Volume 10
    Catalog Code: DVD0010CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 5 - Chess Lecture - Volume 10

    Our Price: $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 11
    Catalog Code: DVD0011CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 6 - Chess Lecture - Volume 11

    Our Price: $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 6
    Catalog Code: DVD0006CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 6

    Our Price: $19.95
    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set
    Catalog Code: DVD0012CL

    NM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-1972 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985, 1987, and became master in 1988. He has a 1-0 career record against world chess champions.
    img

    Learn From Your Fellow Amateurs - Chess Lecture - 6 DVD Set

    Our Price: $99.00
    Practical Chess Openings
    Catalog Code: B0205IS

    Practical Chess Openings is a basic openings book covering all the major openings, in alphabetical order. At the beginning of each section is a general description of the opening and its history, including the names of famous players who played it.
    img

    Practical Chess Openings

    Our Price: $25.95
    Winning Chess Traps
    300 Ways to Win In the Opening
    Catalog Code: B0210IS

    A modernized collection of 300 traps in the chess openings used today. The dead wood of traps in unused openings has been cut away and replaced try new traps in the latest openings. Each trap complete in itself-an introductory explanation, opening moves, diagram of position when trap is sprung, concluding moves to check-mate, or decisive win of material. All classes of players, weak or strong, need the vital information in this book to avoid pitfalls or catch an unwary opponent napping.
    img

    Winning Chess Traps

    Our Price: $25.95
    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov
    Catalog Code: WIN0376CB

    The flank attack is one of those sneaky ways of surrounding your opponent's forces and getting to your target fast! So, do we really need to master flank attacks to use them or protect ourselves from them effectively? The answer is a resounding "Yes!"
    img

    Flank Attacks - Valeri Lilov

    Regular Price: $36.95

    Our Price: $33.95

    A Pocket Guide to the Chess openings
    Catalog Code: B0224IS

    This book is exactly what is claims to be: A handy reference guide to the basic chess openings, yet small enough to be carried around in the pocket.
    img

    A Pocket Guide to the Chess openings

    Our Price: $12.95
    The Dark Knight System
    A Repertoire with 1...Nc6
    Catalog Code: B0364EM

    Welcome to the Dark Knight System, a weapon which can be used against virtually every opening White can play! In the Dark Knight System, Black begins with 1...Nc6 and adopts a dark-square strategy.
    img

    The Dark Knight System

    Our Price: $26.95
    SHOPWORN - The Dark Knight System
    A Repertoire with 1...Nc6
    Catalog Code: SWB0364EM

    Welcome to the Dark Knight System, a weapon which can be used against virtually every opening White can play! In the Dark Knight System, Black begins with 1...Nc6 and adopts a dark-square strategy.
    img

    SHOPWORN - The Dark Knight System

    Regular Price: $26.96

    Our Price: $13.48

    KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Philidor Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 5
    Catalog Code: WIN0384CB

    The information explosion has led to a massive increase in opening theory. But how often do you win a game with a prepared line? What gives strong players the edge over their opponents is not some blockbuster novelty, but a deep understanding of the pawn structures to which their openings lead – an understanding that lasts into the middlegame and endgame, and is transferable between different openings with similar structures.
    img

    KNOW THE TERRAIN - The Philidor Structure - Sam Collins - VOLUME 5

    Regular Price: $36.95

    Our Price: $33.95

Items 145 to 180 of 207 total

per page
Page:
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb