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    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 9

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!

    Product Code: B0009SOS


    Publisher: New In Chess
    Author: Jeroen Bosch
    Year of Publication: 2008

    Pages: 143
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)

    Book Description

    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."

    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! That is why it is so easy to actually bring the variation on the board. 

    You will baffle your opponent without having studied large quantities of stuffy theory.

    Secrets of Opening Surprises 9 Contains

    1 Jeroen Bosch - The SOS Files
    2 Daniel Stellwagen - Two Knights: Another Gunsberg Surprise
    3 Adrian Mikhalchishin - A Bayonet Attack vs the King's Indian
    4 Jeroen Bosch - Fianchetto in the French Tarrasch
    5 Dorian Rogozenco - SOS versus the Sveshnikov
    6 Glenn Flear - Seeking Greener Pastures in the Grunfeld
    7 Alexander Finkel - A Scandinavian Motif in the Alapin
    8 Igor Glek - The Dutch Indian
    9 Sergey Tiviakov - Two replies to 3.d4 in the Scandinavian
    10 Jeroen Bosch - This is not the Chigorin
    11 Vladimir Burmakin - Caro-Kann: Bellon Variation
    12 Dimitri Reinderman - English: Nimzowitsch Variation
    13 Alexander Finkel - Reti's Line against the French
    14 Adrian Mikhalchishin - Dutch: Bogoljubow Gambit
    15 Jeroen Bosch - Ruy Lopez: the Popov Variation
    16 Arthur Kogan - Sicilian: the Czerniak Attack
    17 Igor Lysyj - Queen's Indian: the Surprising 5.Qb3

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    Product Details

    ISBN 9789056912413
    Manufacturer New in Chess
    Author(s) Jeroen Bosch
    Pages 143 Pages
    Publication Date Sep 18, 2008
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
    Popular Series Secrets of Opening Surprises

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