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    Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - ALL 3 VOLUMES
    Volume 3: Closed Games 1.d4 or 1.Nf3. Queen's Gambit, Reti, Benko, Grünfeld, Dutch, Slav, English Opening and several Indian Defenses (Bogo-Indian, Nimzo-Indian, King's Indian). 33 chapters, 150 minutes.
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    Chess King's Guide to Opening Ideas - ALL 3 VOLUMES

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    TRICKS AND TRAPS - 1. d4 Openings - Nigel Davies - VOLUME 2
    Tricks and traps, especially in the opening, are a dangerous reality of competitive chess. On this DVD Davies presents a variety of tricks and traps that can arise after 1.d4 by White, breaking them down into a number of different categories.
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    TRICKS AND TRAPS - 1. d4 Openings - Nigel Davies - VOLUME 2

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    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.
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    1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 2 - VOLUME 2

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    Grandmaster Repertoire 11 - Beating 1.d4 Sidelines
    Grandmaster Repertoire 11 – Beating 1.d4 Sidelines provides a sound and active repertoire against virtually every non-standard opening line at White’s disposal after both 1.d4 d5 and 1.d4 Nf6.
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    Grandmaster Repertoire 11 - Beating 1.d4 Sidelines

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    Build a 1. d4 Repertoire - Nigel Davies
    Players following Davies' recommendations will begin by learning a basic Queen Pawn opening such as the Torre Attack or the London, and then "layering on" additional openings in an organized manner. The videos on this DVD will illustrate how to accomplish this in an easy and confusion-free manner.
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    Build a 1. d4 Repertoire - Nigel Davies

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    1. d4 - A Classical Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik
    This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik is an ambitious project, presenting a comprehensive set of ideas and structures in chess openings, arising after the first move 1.d4.
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    1. d4 - A Classical Repertoire for White - Lubomir Ftacnik

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    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov
    In the 1970s a group of strong English players (Miles, Speelman, Keene above all and later Short) developed a slightly unusual opening starting after the moves 1.d4 e6 2.c4 b6. Just like in the Grünfeld or the Alekhine Defences, Black concedes the centre. However, rather than provoking pawn advances by an early development of the knights, Black wants instead to develop his bishops (most frequently to the squares b7 and b4). This approach contradicts the orthodox rule of development (knights before bishops) but is not it better to get some pieces out instead of spending a lot of tempi with the knight in provocation?! The original character of the play as well as the good preparation by the aforementioned grandmasters led to the recognition of this setup as the English Defence.
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    The English Defense - Dejan Bojkov

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    ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin
    The Czech Benoni has never quite made it to the top of the charts as a reply to 1 d4.
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    ABC of the Czech Benoni - Andrew Martin

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    Queen's Pawn Openings - Andrew Martin
    Covers Queen's Pawn Openings such as the Trompowsky, the London System, the Colle System, the Torre Attack.
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    Queen's Pawn Openings - Andrew Martin

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    Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4
    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 4, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 266 games/lectures.
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    Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6) - VOLUME 4

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    Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5
    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 5, Semi-Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 294 games/lectures.
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    Modern Chess Opening - Semi-Closed Games (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6) - VOLUME 5

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    Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6
    Modern Chess Opening, vol. 6, Closed Games course is aimed at teaching a student much of the opening and middlegame methods and intricacies through a theoretical section which includes 416 games/lectures.
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    Modern Chess Opening - Closed Games (1. d4 d5) - VOLUME 6

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    Practical White Repertoire with 1.d4 & 2.c4 - VOL. 2
    Alexei Kornev is an international grandmaster and coach. In 2001 he took the silver in the Russian Cup Final. He is also the winner of a number of international tournaments. Highest Elo so far - 2582. For many years, he has been the senior coach of the junior chess school in the city of Vladimir. His students are often among the Russian junior championships for boys and girls.
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    Practical White Repertoire with 1.d4 & 2.c4 - VOL. 2

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    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.
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    222 Opening Traps After 1. d4

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    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.
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    1. d4 - Grandmaster Repertoire 1 - VOLUME 1

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    A Universal Weapon 1.D4 D6
    This book consists of eleven chapters devoted to different variations of the all-purpose defence for Black 1.d4 d6. Each chapter comprises a "Quick Repertoire" section, followed by a thorough theoretical and practical study in the section "Step by Step" and finally a "Complete Games" section. To be able to include this system in your opening repertoire, it should be sufficient for you to read the introduction and play through the complete games, which should not take too much of your time.
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    A Universal Weapon 1.D4 D6

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    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.
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    The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White

    Catalog Code: B0117NIC
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    Playing 1. d4 - The Indian Defences
    Chess players are offered an ambitious repertoire for White with 1.d4 in two volumes, with this book covering all lines except 1...d5. The repertoire is based on classical lines and inspired by Botvinnik’s approach.
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    Playing 1. d4 - The Indian Defences

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    The Colle - Move by Move
    This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    The Colle - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0366EM
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    Squeezing the Gambits
    This book aims to teach you how to put Black into a positional squeeze in the most popular gambits against 1.d4. It offers a White repertoire based on understanding and not on memorisation of long variations.

    Georgiev preaches a solid strategic approach which allows to decrease the role of computer assisted home analysis and will serve you for many years.
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    Squeezing the Gambits

    Catalog Code: B0053EU
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    The Torre Attack - Move by Move
    This new series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
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    The Torre Attack - Move by Move

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    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.
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    Starting Out - D-Pawn Attacks

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    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.
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    The Ragozin Complex

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    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.
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    A Ferocious Opening Repertoire

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    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!
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    Play the London System

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    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.
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    How to play against 1. d4

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    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.
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    The New Old Indian

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    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.
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    Play the Benko Gambit

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    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.
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    Win with the London System

    Catalog Code: B0014GB
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    How to Play the Torre Attack
    This new edition is greatly expanded by over 100 games with commentary.
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    How to Play the Torre Attack

    Catalog Code: B0140IS
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    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.
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    Starting Out - Colle

    Catalog Code: B0029EM
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    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.
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    Starting Out - 1. d4

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    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.
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    Crushing White - The DZINDZI INDIAN! - VOLUME 1

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    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.
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    Crushing White - The DZINDZI INDIAN! - VOLUME 2

    Catalog Code: B0058OB
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    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.
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    1.d4 - Beat the Guerrillas!

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    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.
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    Tango!

    Catalog Code: B0161EM
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