Incredible Savings on One-of-a-Kind Items - Updated Daily!

 

X

Queen's Pawn

Items 1 to 36 of 91 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Grid  List 

Set Ascending Direction
    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White
    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White contains many improvements on existing opening theory and offers a good balance between narrative and variations.
    img

    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White

    Catalog Code: B0117NIC
    Our Price: $29.95
    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 35 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - Romans Original d4 Repertoire for White
    This DVD features...

    * Blunting the d4 Dagger
    GM Dzindzichashvili completes his new Black repertoire against 1.d4 by providing the viewer with methods for combating various White systems such as the Trompowsky, the London, the Torre and the Colle.

    * Butchering the Gruenfeld
    In his new White repertoire for the 1.d4 player, GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a number of methods for meeting the Gruenfeld. He offers the player with the White pieces the option of meeting the Gruenfeld with a kingside fianchetto (g2-g3, followed by Bf1-g2) or playing systems involving Bc1-g5 or Bc1-f4.

    * Queen's Gambit Guillotined
    In this video, GM Dzindzichashvili prepares the viewer to handle the White side of the Queen's Gambit. The primary focus of his investigations are the Exchange Variation and his recommendations for meeting the Tarrasch Defense.
    img

    E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 35 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - Romans Original d4 Repertoire for White

    Catalog Code: E-DVD0035RM
    Our Price: $14.95
    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 35 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - Romans Original d4 Repertoire for White
    This DVD features...

    * Blunting the d4 Dagger
    GM Dzindzichashvili completes his new Black repertoire against 1.d4 by providing the viewer with methods for combating various White systems such as the Trompowsky, the London, the Torre and the Colle.

    * Butchering the Gruenfeld
    In his new White repertoire for the 1.d4 player, GM Dzindzichashvili provides the viewer with a number of methods for meeting the Gruenfeld. He offers the player with the White pieces the option of meeting the Gruenfeld with a kingside fianchetto (g2-g3, followed by Bf1-g2) or playing systems involving Bc1-g5 or Bc1-f4.

    * Queen's Gambit Guillotined
    In this video, GM Dzindzichashvili prepares the viewer to handle the White side of the Queen's Gambit. The primary focus of his investigations are the Exchange Variation and his recommendations for meeting the Tarrasch Defense.
    img

    ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 35 - Mastering The Opening Forum Series - Romans Original d4 Repertoire for White

    Catalog Code: DVD0035RM
    Our Price: $19.95
    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.
    img

    EBOOK - A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    Catalog Code: E-B0320EM
    Our Price: $19.95
    Complete Defense to Queen Pawn Openings
    This aggressive counterattacking repertoire covers Black opening systems against virtually every opening except for 1.e4 (plus most flank games), based on the exciting and powerful Tarrasch Defense, which helped win Kasparov and Spassky championships.
    img

    Complete Defense to Queen Pawn Openings

    Catalog Code: B0001CZ
    Our Price: $16.95
    222 Opening Traps After 1. d4
    Traps lurk in every stage of a chess game, but they occur especially often in the opening. In this instructional volume, the two internationally recognized masters of the game cover the traps that can be expected after the double advance of the white d-pawn. For every possible opening after 1.d4. including the Queen's Gambit or the King's Indian Defense - there are explanatory texts detailing the most typical trap motifs.
    img

    222 Opening Traps After 1. d4

    Catalog Code: B0010OE
    Our Price: $29.95
    Win with the London System
    The London System is a perennial favorite of club players, as it is a very sound and solid system with a real practical sting. The authors of this new book seek to maximize this sting in two principal ways.
    img

    Win with the London System

    Catalog Code: B0014GB
    Our Price: $25.95
    1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1
    "Grandmaster Repertoire" is a new series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
    img

    1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1

    Catalog Code: B0026QT
    Our Price: $29.95
    Starting Out - Colle
    This book is a further addition to Everyman's best-selling Starting Out series, which has been acclaimed for its original approach to tackling chess openings. International Master Richard Palliser examines the fundamentals of the Colle, elaborating on the crucial early moves and ideas for both sides in a way that is often neglected in other texts.
    img

    Starting Out - Colle

    Catalog Code: B0029EM
    Our Price: $24.95
    1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2
    "Grandmaster Repertoire" is a new series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
    img

    1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2

    Catalog Code: B0033QT
    Our Price: $34.95
    Starting Out - D-Pawn Attacks
    In this book Richard Palliser provides in-depth coverage of three of the most dangerous attacking set-ups available to White: the Colle-Zukertort, the Barry, and the 150 attacks. In recent years these three opening weapons have considerably gained in popularity, especially at club level, and it's easy to see why.
    img

    Starting Out - D-Pawn Attacks

    Catalog Code: B0036EM
    Our Price: $27.95
    Starting Out - 1. d4
    A Reliable Repertoire for the Improving Player, Building and maintaining an opening repertoire can be a demanding task! For a start, there are an enormous number of different lines to choose from. There's a strong temptation amongst beginners and improving players to opt solely for tricky lines in order to snare unsuspecting opponents, but this approach has only short-term value. As you improve and your opponents become stronger, very often these crafty lines don't stand up to close scrutiny, and suddenly you're back to square one with no suitable opening weapons.
    img

    Starting Out - 1. d4

    Catalog Code: B0044EM
    Our Price: $24.95
    Crushing White - The DZINDZI INDIAN! - VOLUME 1
    Crushing White: The DZINDZI INDIAN! is the first of a Black comprehensive repertoire two volume set by International Grandmaster Ron W. Henley. This instructional book was created to reveal the secrets of the DZINDZI INDIAN, where according to CHESSBASE 2010 MEGA Database of 4.5 million games, Black scored 67% in the 919 games played! Thematic tactics and strategy are explained with the use of 676 diagrams.
    img

    Crushing White - The DZINDZI INDIAN! - VOLUME 1

    Catalog Code: B0057OB
    Our Price: $24.95
    Crushing White - The DZINDZI INDIAN! - VOLUME 2
    Crushing White: The DZINDZI INDIAN! Volume II is the second of a Black comprehensive repertoire two volume set by International Grandmaster Ron W. Henley. This instructional book was created to reveal the secrets of the DZINDZI INDIAN, where according to CHESSBASE 2010 MEGA Database of 4.5 million games, Black has won an astonishing 57% of all games played.
    img

    Crushing White - The DZINDZI INDIAN! - VOLUME 2

    Catalog Code: B0058OB
    Our Price: $24.95
    Gambit Guide to the Torre Attack
    The Torre Attack is a very attractive system for White as it allows him/her to set the agenda from the outset, preventing many counterattacking systems. It has quick-strike potential if Black is careless or unfamiliar with the subtleties.
    img

    Gambit Guide to the Torre Attack

    Catalog Code: B0082GB
    Our Price: $22.95
    The Ragozin Complex
    The Ragozin Complex is a flexible and versatile chess opening system that, despite its popularity, rarely has been a subject of serious study in chess literature. A hybrid of the Queen's Gambit and the Nimzo-Indian Defence, the Ragozin featured in a famous book by Soviet theoretician Lipnitsky in the 1950s. Bobby Fischer decided to learn Russian to be able to read that work and immediately afterwards started playing the Ragozin.
    img

    The Ragozin Complex

    Catalog Code: B0106NIC
    Our Price: $27.95
    1.d4 - Beat the Guerrillas!
    This manual fills a big gap in chess literature. After 1.d4, probably the most widely played opening move in the world, Black can avoid main line theory by deviating into a whole variety of irritating unorthodox sidelines. White players often stumble into unknown and dangerous territory where their tricky opponent awaits them, fully prepared.
    img

    1.d4 - Beat the Guerrillas!

    Catalog Code: B0107NIC
    Our Price: $24.95
    English Defence
    Grandmaster Daniel King explains the basic elements, strategies and tactics of the popular English Defence, on which he is a renowned expert. This book, the first on the English Defence for many years, provides everything you need to know to start playing the opening straightaway. It focuses on explaining the key themes and provides a backbone of essential theoretical knowledge. This is an ideal battle manual for club and tournament players .
    img

    English Defence

    Catalog Code: B0108EM
    Our Price: $19.95
    A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire
    Bored with the same old openings? Worried about having to learn too much theory? Then this book will come as a godsend. Aaron Summerscale presents a set of exceptionally dangerous opening weapons for White. Each recommended line is based on a solid positional foundation, yet also promises long-term (and short-term!) attacking chances.
    img

    A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire

    Catalog Code: B0159GB
    Our Price: $19.75
    Tango!
    Tired of constantly defending passive positions with the black pieces against 1. d4? Looking for something new and exciting to unleash at the chessboard? This book provides an answer to these perennial questions. International Master and renowned openings theoretician Richard Palliser presents a complete repertoire for Black against queen's pawn openings based on the dynamic and very much underrated Black Knights Tango. Using illustrative games, Palliser gives a thorough grounding on the key tactics and strategies behind this ambitious opening, while also highlighting the various tricks and traps that both sides have to watch out for. Studying in depth both the main lines and White's more offbeat tries for an advantage, Palliser gives the readers the required knowledge and confidence to immediately try the Tango in their own games.
    img

    Tango!

    Catalog Code: B0161EM
    Our Price: $24.95
    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!
    img

    Play the London System

    Catalog Code: B0306EM
    Our Price: $26.95
    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.
    img

    How to play against 1. d4

    Catalog Code: B0314EM
    Our Price: $26.95
    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.
    img

    A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

    Catalog Code: B0320EM
    Our Price: $27.95
    The New Old Indian
    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.
    img

    The New Old Indian

    Catalog Code: B0332EM
    Our Price: $26.95
    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.
    img

    Play the Benko Gambit

    Catalog Code: B0333EM
    Our Price: $26.95
    The Veresov Attack
    The Veresov Attack is a vigorous opening system which offers a wealth of interesting strategic and tactical chances for white. It is interesting to note that it sort of resembles a sort of "Queenside Ruy Lopez". This often leads to rapid queenside castling with sharpened play. Alternately, white can simply continue to develop his kingside pieces followed by kingside castling. This "dual castling" motif of the Veresov can keep black guessing as to white's true intentions.
    img

    The Veresov Attack

    Catalog Code: CB0008CD
    Our Price: $4.95
    Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit
    In this Chess Openings for Hustlers Volume II the author looks at both the Accepted 3.exd6 and the Declined 3.Nf3 and 3.Bf4. The idea of this gambit is well worth the effort of the player who wants to learn an aggressive Black defense against 1.d4 where white doesn't control the flow of the game. The book contains 155 games divided into variations with light analysis played by a variety of players ranging from Master to class C. A player index has been provided which lists players grouped by "Class" to help the reader evaluate the games.
    img

    Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit

    Catalog Code: CB0020CD
    Our Price: $4.95
    White Opening System: Stonewall Attack, Colle System and Torre Attack
    GM Soltis states: "Every chessplayer dreams of finding an opening that plays itself. After awhile the novice player learnes this is an impossible dream. There are, however, some universal systems of development that a player can adopt when he has the white pieces." By combining three aggressive, easy to understand openings, the author delivers. Not only does Soltis give you opening analysis and ideas, each chapter has Middlegame strategy.
    img

    White Opening System: Stonewall Attack, Colle System and Torre Attack

    Catalog Code: CB0028CD
    Our Price: $14.95
    Colle System: Zukertort Variation 5. b3
    The variation is named after Johannes Hermann Zukertort, the first player to deminstrate the wonderful attacking potential of the white bishops lined up on the b1-h7 and b2-g7 diagonals. As we will see, there are many move orders by Black in the Colle-Zukertort, but white usually gets by with a single sequence: 1.d4, 2.e3, 3.Bd3, and 4.Nf3 - although in this book we will see a lot of other orders. The center is usually closed or semi-open in the Colle-Zukertort and this enables white to perform some elaborate maneuvers and execute long-range plans denied him when the center is open. Positional play is supreme. The chapters are: 1)Zukertort 5.b3 vs. Koltanowski 5.c3, 2)How White Wins, 3)How White Loses, 4)Common Strategic Mistakes, 5)Main Line Zukertort Vatiation 5.b3 Analysis.
    img

    Colle System: Zukertort Variation 5. b3

    Catalog Code: CB0040CD
    Our Price: $7.95
    How to Play the Torre Attack - Second, Thoroughly Revised Edition
    White plays 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 followed by Bg5. The Torre Attack is a very flexible opening employed by white which involves quick development and fight for control of the e4 square. A standard setup would involve placing the queen's knight on d2, light-squared bishop to d3, king's rook to e1 after a quick castling, and pawn to e3 or e4. However, there is a flexibility that allows for many different setups, depending on the strategic path that the white player wishes to employ and black's setup. This flexible, dynamic system has been employed by virtually every top GM at some point in their career, even at the World Championship match level. Schiller shows why this opening system should be part of every player's repertoire.
    img

    How to Play the Torre Attack - Second, Thoroughly Revised Edition

    Catalog Code: CB0075CD
    Our Price: $4.95
    The Colle System Koltanowski Variation: 5. c3
    1.d4 d5 2.e3 Nf6 3.Bd3 e6 4.Nf3 c5 5.c3 and other moves where Black does not play c5. There aren't as many strategic plans and positional themes as in the Queen's Gambit; but there are still quite a lot - and that's enough for 95 percent of serious players. Against an amateur opponent, the Colle is a deadly weapon, a quick killer. Edgar Colle and his fellow Belgian native, GM George Koltanowski, registered a string of sparkling victories, many of them in less than thirty moves, with this system. He even had the great Alekhine on the ropes with it.
    img

    The Colle System Koltanowski Variation: 5. c3

    Catalog Code: CB0079CD
    Our Price: $12.95
    The Tchigorin Defense
    The Tchigorin Defense
    img

    The Tchigorin Defense

    Catalog Code: CB0091CD
    Our Price: $4.95
    Henning Schara Gambit
    Henning Schara Gambit
    img

    Henning Schara Gambit

    Catalog Code: CB0098CD
    Our Price: $7.95
    Winning with 1. d4
    Winning with 1. d4
    img

    Winning with 1. d4

    Catalog Code: CB0111CD
    Our Price: $9.95
    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 3 - Albin Counter-Gambit
    The Albin Counter-Gambit 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5! is hot to handle and will shock your opponents. Armed with Andrew Martin's own analysis, this dangerous gambit is a lethal weapon!

    Part 1: The Famous Albin Trap 4.e3?
    Part 2: Main Line 5.a3
    Part 3: Main Line 5.Nbd2
    Part 4: Main Line 5.g3
    Part 5: Spassky Variation 4.e4
    Part 6: Gambit Declined
    img

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 3 - Albin Counter-Gambit

    Catalog Code: DVD0003FX
    Our Price: $24.95
    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 5 - Annoying d-Pawn Openings
    With this video Black can now look forward to facing the Torre Attack, the Trompowski, the Colle System, the Stonewall Attack and the Veresov System. IM Andrew Martin sorts out uncompromising and approved systems for Black against all of these annoying White d-pawn systems
    img

    FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 5 - Annoying d-Pawn Openings

    Catalog Code: DVD0005FX
    Our Price: $24.95

Items 1 to 36 of 91 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Grid  List 

Set Ascending Direction

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb