X

Popular Chess Openings

Clearance Items
  1. Unbeatable Deal! (111)
Discounted Items
  1. Show Me The Sales Items! (7)
Price
$0 $149 $0 to $149
Year of Publication
1914 2017 1914 to 2017
Manufacturer
  1. ChessBase (259)
  2. Everyman Chess (258)
  3. ChessDVDs (174)
  4. New in Chess (113)
  5. ChessLecture.com (96)
  6. S1 Editrice (76)
  7. Chess Digest (63)
  8. Ishi Press (45)
  9. Empire Chess (39)
  10. Quality Chess (39)
  11. Chess Stars LTD. (22)
  12. Gambit Publishing (18)
  13. Convekta (12)
  14. Russell Enterprises (10)
  15. Killer Chess (10)
  16. iChess.net (7)
  17. Chess King (7)
  18. Batsford Chess (7)
  19. Self Published (6)
  20. Sahovski Chess (5)
  21. Thinkers Publishing (5)
  22. Chess Evolution (5)
  23. Chess Information (3)
  24. Mongoose Press (3)
  25. Cardoza Chess (3)
  26. Kopec Chess (2)
  27. Simon and Schuster (2)
  28. Pergamon Chess (2)
  29. Russian Chess House (2)
  30. Cadogan Chess (1)
  31. Chess Enterprises (1)
  32. Chess Press (1)
  33. Random House (1)
  34. Dover Chess (1)
  35. Players' Press (1)
  36. Paramount Ridge Press (1)
  37. Chess University (1)
  38. Metropolitan Chess Publishing (1)
  39. Hays Publishing (1)
Show Less Show More
Popular Collections
  1. Foxy Openings (289)
  2. Roman's Lab (151)
  3. ChessLecture.com DVDs (94)
  4. Empire Chess (37)
  5. Polgar DVD Collection (11)
  6. Killer Chess DVDs (10)
  7. Chess Developments (10)
  8. Power Play (6)
  9. Chess King's Video DVDs (6)
  10. Lemos Deep Dive (4)
  11. Chessbase Tutorials (4)
  12. Grandmaster Repertoire (3)
  13. Kopec Chess Collection (3)
  14. Tricks and Traps (3)
  15. Lilov Chess Institute (2)
  16. Master Method (1)
  17. Chess Endgames (1)
  18. Know the Terrain (1)
  19. My Best Games by Shirov (1)
Endorsed by the USCF
  1. USCF Endorsed Products (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Starting Out (57)
  2. Move by Move (47)
  3. New in Chess Yearbooks (39)
  4. Dangerous Weapons (22)
  5. Chess Developments (13)
  6. Secrets of Opening Surprises (10)
  7. Tactics in the Opening (4)
  8. Chess Explained (1)
  9. Winning Chess (1)
Show Less Show More
Foreign Language?
  1. Written in German (3)
  2. Written in Russian (2)
  3. Written in Spanish (1)
  4. Written in French (1)
Host
  1. FM Alisa Melekhina (1)
  2. FM Charlie Storey (2)
  3. FM Chris Dunworth (2)
  4. FM Dennis Monokroussos (3)
  5. GM Aaron Summerscale (6)
  6. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (3)
  7. GM Alejandro Ramirez (5)
  8. GM Alexei Shirov (20)
  9. GM Andrei Volokitin (1)
  10. GM Axel Delorme (1)
  11. GM Bryan Smith (3)
  12. GM Chris Ward (8)
  13. GM Damien Lemos (14)
  14. GM Daniel King (10)
  15. GM Danny Gormally (1)
  16. GM David Norwood (2)
  17. GM Dejan Bojkov (4)
  18. GM Erwin L'Ami (4)
  19. GM Eugene Perelshteyn (17)
  20. GM Garry Kasparov (4)
  21. GM Gawain Jones (1)
  22. GM Jacob Aagaard (2)
  23. GM James Plaskett (13)
  24. GM Jan Gustafsson (2)
  25. GM Jesse Kraai (14)
  26. GM John Emms (2)
  27. GM Julian Hodgson (4)
  28. GM Leonid Kritz (10)
  29. GM Loek Van Wely (2)
  30. GM Lubomir Ftacnik (6)
  31. GM Maxim Dlugy (1)
  32. GM Michal Krasenkow (3)
  33. GM Mihail Marin (1)
  34. GM Mihail Marin (7)
  35. GM Nadezhda Anatolyevna Kosintseva (1)
  36. GM Nick Pert (4)
  37. GM Niclas Huschenbeth (1)
  38. GM Nigel Davies (50)
  39. GM Parmimarjan Negi (1)
  40. GM Pavel Eljanov (1)
  41. GM Peter Nielsen (3)
  42. GM Rafael Leitão (1)
  43. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (152)
  44. GM Ron Henley (23)
  45. GM Ronen Har-Zvi (2)
  46. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (11)
  47. GM Sam Shankland (3)
  48. GM Sergei Tiviakov (9)
  49. GM Simon Williams (19)
  50. GM Susan Polgar (12)
  51. GM Timur Gareev (14)
  52. GM Timur Gareyev (1)
  53. GM Victor Bologan (23)
  54. GM Victor Mikhalevski (3)
  55. GM vidit Gujrathi (2)
  56. IM Andrew Martin (211)
  57. IM Ari Ziegler (2)
  58. IM Attila Turzo (2)
  59. IM Bill Paschall (12)
  60. IM Bryan Smith (9)
  61. IM Christian Richter (1)
  62. IM Cyrus Lakdawala (1)
  63. IM Danny Kopec (5)
  64. IM David Vigorito (14)
  65. IM David Vigorito (2)
  66. IM Gary Lane (4)
  67. IM John Paul Wallace (1)
  68. IM John Watson (1)
  69. IM Jorge Ferreira (1)
  70. IM Lawrence Trent (3)
  71. IM Lorin D'Costa (4)
  72. IM Mark Diesen (1)
  73. IM Robert Ris (5)
  74. IM Sam Collins (12)
  75. IM Valeri Lilov (17)
  76. NM Dana Mackenzie (9)
  77. Steve Lopez (6)
  78. WGM Elisabeth Pahtz (1)
Show Less Show More
Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (349)
  2. AN - Algebraic (149)
  3. DN - Descriptive (20)
  4. LAN - Long Algebraic (3)
  5. NL - Notationless (1)
Show Less Show More
Hardware Requirements
  1. Windows (590)
  2. Standard DVD Player (399)
  3. Works on both Windows and Mac-based Computers (20)
Author/s
  1. Aaron Summerscale (1)
  2. Alex Chernin (2)
  3. Alex Fishbein (1)
  4. Alexander Cherniaev (1)
  5. Alexander Delchev (4)
  6. Alexander Khalifman (1)
  7. Alexander Raetsky (5)
  8. Alexei Kornev (5)
  9. Alexey Bezgodov (5)
  10. Alexey Dreev (4)
  11. Alexey Kuzmin (1)
  12. Alexey Sokolsky (1)
  13. Alfonso Romero (1)
  14. Ali Mortazavi (1)
  15. Alojzije Jankovic (1)
  16. Anatoli Vasser (1)
  17. Anatoly Karpov (3)
  18. Andew Greet (1)
  19. Andrew Greet (6)
  20. Andrew Martin (3)
  21. Andrew Soltis (23)
  22. Angus Dunnington (3)
  23. Arthur M. Stevens (1)
  24. Arthur Van De Oudeweetering (1)
  25. Atanas Kolev (1)
  26. Bill Robertie (1)
  27. Bogdan Lalic (1)
  28. Boris Avrukh (6)
  29. Branimir Maksimovic (2)
  30. Bruce Albertson (1)
  31. Bruce Pandolfini (2)
  32. Bryan Paulsen (3)
  33. Byron Jacobs (3)
  34. Carsten Hansen (2)
  35. Charles Hertan (1)
  36. Charlie Storey (2)
  37. Chess Informant (1)
  38. Chess Informants (2)
  39. Chris Ward (8)
  40. Christof Sielecki (1)
  41. Christopher Scheerer (3)
  42. Christopher Wisnewski (2)
  43. Claude Bloodgood (1)
  44. Colin McNab (4)
  45. Craig Pritchett (4)
  46. Cyrus Lakdawala (33)
  47. Damian Lemos (1)
  48. Damian Lemos (1)
  49. Daniel Lowinger (3)
  50. Danny Kopec (1)
  51. David Cummings (1)
  52. David Levy (3)
  53. David Smerdon (2)
  54. David Vigorito (2)
  55. Dejan Antic (3)
  56. Dejan Bojkov (1)
  57. Denis Yevseev (1)
  58. Eduard Gufeld (3)
  59. Eduard Prokuronov (1)
  60. Edward Dearing (2)
  61. Efstratios Grivas (2)
  62. Emanuel Berg (3)
  63. Emmanuel Neiman (1)
  64. Endre Vegh (1)
  65. Eric Schiller (29)
  66. Eric Schiller (30)
  67. Eric Tangborn (1)
  68. Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  69. Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1)
  70. Evgeny Sveshnikov (6)
  71. Evginiy Solozhenkin (1)
  72. Friso Nijboer (1)
  73. Gabor Kallai (2)
  74. Gawain Jones (3)
  75. Georgi Orlov (1)
  76. Georgios Souleidis (1)
  77. Gewain Jones (1)
  78. Gheorghe Rotariu (1)
  79. Glenn Flear (4)
  80. Graham Burgess (3)
  81. H. Golombek (1)
  82. Hannes Langrock (4)
  83. Henrik Danielsen (1)
  84. Henry Grob (1)
  85. I. Ivanisevic (1)
  86. I.A. Horowitz (3)
  87. Igor Lysyj (3)
  88. Ilya Smirin (1)
  89. Imre Hera (2)
  90. Imre Konig (1)
  91. Irving Chernev (1)
  92. Ivan Sokolov (4)
  93. Ivar Bern (1)
  94. Jacob Aagaard (3)
  95. Jacob Aagaard (3)
  96. James Plaskett (1)
  97. James Schuyler (1)
  98. James Vigus (10)
  99. Jan Pinski (1)
  100. Jan Przewoznik (1)
  101. Jan R. Cartier (1)
  102. Jeremy Silman (3)
  103. Jeroen Bosch (10)
  104. Jim Bickford (1)
  105. Jimmy Liew (1)
  106. Joe Gallagher (7)
  107. Johan Hellsten (5)
  108. John Clayton (1)
  109. John Cox (9)
  110. John Cox (8)
  111. John Donaldson (4)
  112. John Emms (26)
  113. John Hall (1)
  114. John Nunn (2)
  115. John Shaw (7)
  116. John Watson (8)
  117. Jovanka Houska (5)
  118. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
  119. Junior Tay (3)
  120. Karsten Muller (1)
  121. Keaton Kiewra (1)
  122. Ken Smith (1)
  123. Kevin Murphy (1)
  124. Kevin O'Connell (2)
  125. Kiril Georgiev (2)
  126. Konstantin Sakaev (2)
  127. Kostya Kavutskiy (1)
  128. Lajos Portisch (1)
  129. Larry Evans (2)
  130. Lars Schandorff (3)
  131. Leonid Shamkovich (2)
  132. Lev Alburt (3)
  133. Lorin D'Costa (5)
  134. Luis Javier Bernal (1)
  135. M. Perunovic (1)
  136. Malcolm Pein (1)
  137. Manuel Perez Carballo (1)
  138. Marc Esserman (1)
  139. Marian Petrov (1)
  140. Martin Lokander (2)
  141. Matthew Sadler (1)
  142. Matthias Wahls (1)
  143. Matthieu Cornette (1)
  144. Matthieu Cornette & Fabian Libiszewski (2)
  145. Maurizio Tirabassi (1)
  146. Max Euwe (1)
  147. Maxim Chetverik (4)
  148. Mihail Marin (2)
  149. Mikhail Golubev (1)
  150. Mikhail Podgaets (1)
  151. Milos Pavlovic (4)
  152. Neil McDonald (17)
  153. New in Chess (5)
  154. Nick Conticello (2)
  155. Nick de Firmian (1)
  156. Nicolai V. Pedersen (1)
  157. Nigel Davies (12)
  158. Nikita Vitiugov (1)
  159. Nikola Sedlak (1)
  160. Nikolai Kalinichenko (2)
  161. Nikolaos Ntirlis (2)
  162. Nikolay Kalinichenko (3)
  163. O'Kelly De Galway (1)
  164. Oleg Stetsko (1)
  165. Or Cohen (2)
  166. Oscar de Prado (1)
  167. Parimarjan Negi (4)
  168. Paul Keres (1)
  169. Paul Powell (1)
  170. Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1)
  171. Paul Van Der Sterren (1)
  172. Peter Lalic (1)
  173. Peter Tamburro (1)
  174. Peter Wells (1)
  175. Pietro Cimmino (1)
  176. R. Markus (1)
  177. R.C. Griffith (1)
  178. Raja Panjwani (1)
  179. Raymond Keene (1)
  180. Reuben Fine (2)
  181. Richard Palliser (33)
  182. Richard Pert (1)
  183. Roman Dzindzichashvili (2)
  184. Roman Ovetchkin (4)
  185. Sam Collins (3)
  186. Samy Shoker (1)
  187. Savielly Tartakower (2)
  188. Semko Semkov (4)
  189. Sergei Soloviov (2)
  190. Sergey Kasparov (5)
  191. Sergio Curtacci (1)
  192. Shaun Taulbut (1)
  193. Simen Agdestein (1)
  194. Simon Williams (3)
  195. Sipke Ernest (3)
  196. Stefan Djuric (1)
  197. Steffen Pedersen (1)
  198. Stephen W. Gordon (1)
  199. Steve Giddins (6)
  200. Sverre Johnsen (1)
  201. Sverre Johnson (1)
  202. Tiger Hillarp Persson (1)
  203. Tim Harding (5)
  204. Tim Taylor (3)
  205. Timothy Taylor (7)
  206. Tony Kosten (3)
  207. Tony Rotella (1)
  208. Ufuk Tuncer (2)
  209. Valeri Bronznik (3)
  210. Valery Aveskulov (1)
  211. Vassilios Kotronias (8)
  212. Victor Bologan (9)
  213. Victor Mikhalevsky (2)
  214. Viktor Moskalenko (3)
  215. Vincent Moret (2)
  216. Vladimir Barsky (3)
  217. Vladimir Malaniuk and Petr Marusenko (1)
  218. Vladimir Sveshnikov (2)
  219. Weaver Adams (1)
  220. William Kent Smith (1)
  221. William Steinitz (1)
  222. Y Neishtadt (1)
  223. Yasser Seirawan (1)
  224. Yelena Dembo (4)
  225. Yuri Razuvaev (1)
  226. Yuri Yakovich (2)
  227. Yury Lapshun (2)
  228. Zaven Andriasyan (3)
  229. Zdenko Kozul (1)
  230. Zenon Franco (1)
  231. Zhanibek Amanov (1)
Show Less Show More

Items 1 to 36 of 1534 total

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

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
    CLEARANCE - Four Gambits to Beat the French
    Catalog Code: CB0086CD

    Four Gambits to Beat the French
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Four Gambits to Beat the French

    Regular Price: $12.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Lisitsin Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0003CD

    The Lisitsin Gambit is a bold, even savage attack against the Dutch. It in no way refutes the Dutch, but it places black on a tight rope, a rope the unwary may easily slip off to their doom on. Further the gambit is much easier to learn than the rest of the lines white may play against the Dutch.'' - US National Master Stephen Gordon. The Lisitsin Gambit, as well illustrated here, is a very good choice for the attacking player!
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Lisitsin Gambit

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defense 4: Gurgenidze
    Catalog Code: CB0018XX

    Analysis on 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Nxd4 7.Qxd4 d6. This critical line of the Maroczy Bind is examined thoroughly.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Sicilian Defense 4: Gurgenidze

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Opening Ideas and Analysis - VOLUME 2
    Catalog Code: CB0094CD

    Opening Ideas and Analysis - VOLUME 2
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Opening Ideas and Analysis - VOLUME 2

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - 2. c3 vs the Sicilian and the Smith Morra Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0050CD

    Part One:1.e4 c5 2.c3 has gained a wide following through the years. White enjoys the central space advantage conferred by a classical pawn center. With rapid piece development, White will get the advantage against anything Black can play. Part Two: 1.e4 c5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 and Black declines with 3..Nf6, or 3..d3, or 3..d5. We show you how one system transposes into another and when it can't. In all cases, White will obtain promising vistas for dynamic play.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - 2. c3 vs the Sicilian and the Smith Morra Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Caro-Kann
    Catalog Code: CB0024CD

    New opening ideas are created frequently, but few have had the meteoric career of Nigel Short's system against the Caro-Kann defense. Virtually unknown before 1988, it has become a regular customer in super tournaments since the 1990's. And yet it is so simple to handle that a Class B player can master most of the strategies in an afternoon. The British GM's system consists of playing the Advance variation of the Caro-Kann with a relatively modest form of development- modest yet it can pack quite a wallop. What short discovered was not just a new move, but a new concept. Despite the presence of the annoying bishop on the excellent b1-h7 diagonal, Black had not equalized, he announced. Short demonstrated that the bishop could, in fact, become a liability that would be attacked in the general expansion of white's pawns on the kingside. 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5(as well as 3..c5 and 3..Na6)-new strategy against each one.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Caro-Kann

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Veresov Attack
    Catalog Code: CB0008CD

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Veresov Attack

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - White To Play 1. e4 And Win
    Catalog Code: CB0009CD

    Schiller delivers with this book with your first move being 1.e4. This book tells you how to: (1) Beat 1..e5 with the Bishop Opening with some transposition into the Scotch Game; (2) Against 1..c5 with the Closed Sicilian like Spassky; (3) Go after the Caro-Kann with the Exchange Variation, a favorite of Fischer's; (4) Beat the French with three different variations depending on what black does; (5) Play the aggressive ''Push'' Variation against the Alekhine's Defense; (6)The best line against the Franco-Indian; (7) Against the Modern and Pirc Defenses you will play the Grand Prix Attack; (8)Schiller has some surprises when black plays the Scandinavian Defense(1.e4 d5). Schiller gives a complete and exciting repertoire for all 1.e4 players!
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - White To Play 1. e4 And Win

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Black to Play Classical Defenses and Win
    Catalog Code: CB0071CD

    Black to Play Classical Defenses and Win
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Black to Play Classical Defenses and Win

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - How to Play the Belgrade Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0072CD

    After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.Nd5 the author examines both the accepted and declined. This gambit has been reinvigorated by some new ideas and is fully playable. An excellent edition to your fighting arsenal.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - How to Play the Belgrade Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Winning with 1. f4
    Catalog Code: CB0059CD

    With the Dutch Defense as Black having a revival at GM level, it is time for a rehabilitation of Bird's Opening 1.f4. The extra move White has makes a big difference. Soltis covers how White should play in: Part 1 :Black Doesn't Fianchetto His King's Bishop. Part 2: Black Plays Modern Systems Including ...g6. Part 3: From's Gambity(a hard gambit to meet - here is how GM's play against it). Part 4: Other Defenses Black May Play.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Winning with 1. f4

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Franco-Benoni Defenses
    Catalog Code: CB0021CD

    No matter what White plays, Black plays 1..e6 making believe he is going into a French defense. White is fooled for whatever he does, Black plays toward a Benoni 2..c5.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Franco-Benoni Defenses

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Fighting Fajarowicz
    Catalog Code: CB0019CD

    The Budapest, 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5, is really a counterattack rather than a defense. It appeals to players who like to challenge White for the initiative early in the game. This particularly applies to the Fajarowicz Variation, 3.dxe4 Ne4, in which(by contrast with the 3..Ng4 main line of the Budapest) Black puts more emphasis on fighting for key squares than on seeking the early recapture of the pawn he has given up. This book contains 3 different sections: 1)Ideas for black to aim for and areas to avoid; 2)A 12 chapter Analysis section(including one with explanation on what to do if white avoids the Fajarowicz on move 3; and 3)A Complete Games section with well over 300 games ranging from unannotated to lightly annotated for you to study.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Fighting Fajarowicz

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Queen's Gambit Accepted
    Catalog Code: CB0090CD

    Queen's Gambit Accepted
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Queen's Gambit Accepted

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - A Road to the Expert Title
    Catalog Code: CB0063CD

    A Road to the Expert Title
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - A Road to the Expert Title

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense with the Short-Nunn Attack
    Catalog Code: CB0037CD

    Wanted: Opening system needed to combat the most popular defense to 1.e4. Must be sound, flexible, and aggressive. Experience against all Black formations essential. GM's Short and Nunn came forward in the late 1980's and early 1990's to give us one catch-all system. First it was proven successful against one Black setup, and then against another and another. Its successes were registered at the highest levels. Fischer played it against Spassky in the 1992 return match! Still the most popular system against the Najdorf today.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Sicilian Defense with the Short-Nunn Attack

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Play the Nimzo-Bogo Indians - Winning Against 1. d4
    Catalog Code: CB0093CD

    Play the Nimzo-Bogo Indians - Winning Against 1. d4
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Play the Nimzo-Bogo Indians - Winning Against 1. d4

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
    Catalog Code: CB0085CD

    The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Aggressive Nimzowitsh Sicilian

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Alekhine Defense with the Exchange Variation
    Catalog Code: CB0006CD

    Beating the Alekhine Defense with the Exchange Variation
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Alekhine Defense with the Exchange Variation

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Catalan
    Catalog Code: CB0034CD

    The Catalan Opening is currently in the repertoire of most all of the world's elite players. It has even been played at the World Championship level many times! This is largely because it combines strategic pressure with possibilities for a very sharp, complicated tactical struggle. This is perfect for those who insist on decisive chess. However, there are also some quieter, more solid lines. The Catalan combines the Queen's Gambit pawn duo(d4 and c4) with the hypermodern fianchettoed KB as with 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.g3 or 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3. From g2, the KB strikes through the center squares e4 and d5 and beyond to c6, b7, and a8, applying pressure to Black's Queenside. Another important advantage of the Catalan is that it can be used to side step popular Black defenses such as the Nimzo-Indian and Queen's-Indian. It can also be reached by transpositions from many different move orders. This is very good against strong opposition!
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Catalan

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Max Lange Attack and the Anti-Max Lange
    Catalog Code: CB0061CD

    Max Lange Attack and the Anti-Max Lange
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Max Lange Attack and the Anti-Max Lange

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0020CD

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Benko Gambit
    Catalog Code: CB0023CD

    Smith & Hall: ''The Benko Gambit is a rare sort of opening: Black offers a pawn on the third move to snatch the initiative from White. The psychological effect is instantaneous. White, who thought he would control the opening with the initial tempo is immediately faced with vexing decisions. 'Do I take the pawn and try to keep it?'(Accepted); 'Do I take it for a little white but offer to return it later?' (Semi-Accepted); 'Or do I avoid the gambit altogether?' (Declined). 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5!. In any event we show that whichever course white adopts, black will obtain fluid counter-play. If white commits inaccuracies(even relatively slight ones), Black can quickly seize the initiative. By first studying our familiarization section the student new to the Benko will be given a good overview of all the main variations in the Benko Gambit. Next we present a thorough and up-to-date survey of all the major variations to show how Black can steer play into dynamic counter-play-oriented positions, which will provide exciting games and good practical winning chances. Bash 'em with the Benko!''
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Benko Gambit

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - King's Indian Defense: Yugoslav Variation 6 ...c5
    Catalog Code: CB0029CD

    There is no reason that the variation 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 0-0 5.Nf3 d6 6.0-0 c5 fell out of fashion. Soltis proves this by giving you excellent analysis and strategy in this variation. He brings back a 1950's variation to surprise your opponents. This system has a bit of a Benoni feel to it by attacking white's center with 6..c5 instead of 6..e5. This should be called the Gligoric system since it was the veteran GM Svetozar Gligoric who first demonstrated Black's resources most successfully. This system is a dangerous surprise weapon in the King's Indian that can be employed at all levels.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - King's Indian Defense: Yugoslav Variation 6 ...c5

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Philidor Defense - A Re-Appraisal
    Catalog Code: CB0051CD

    This edition is a good guide to show the players the ideas in one of the most classic, solid openings against the Classic White's King's pawn setup. All the important variations are covered in Harding's classic style.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Philidor Defense - A Re-Appraisal

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - An Unbeatable White Repertoire after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3
    Catalog Code: CB0099CD

    'In this book, we shall provide the student with an unbeatable system for the white pieces after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3. We teach you how to play against the Hungarian Defense, the Philidor Defense, the Latvian Gambit, and the Petroff Defenses. This gets us to the main lines, the Three Knights and Four Knights Game with the Belgrade Gambit included(the 1st time GM Evans ever recommended a gambit!). These 'hold the draw in hand and go for the win' openings have been researched like never before. There is more dynamic play, for those that know them, than ever realized. Here is something to build on if later in your career you want to head for the Giuoco Piano or Ruy Lopez.'' - Ken Smith.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - An Unbeatable White Repertoire after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Englund Gambit and the Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit Complex
    Catalog Code: CB0095CD

    The Englund Gambit and the Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit Complex
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Englund Gambit and the Blackburne-Hartlaub Gambit Complex

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Nimzovich Attack: Norfolk Gambits
    Catalog Code: CB0018CD

    This is Volume 1 in the author's new series Chess Openings For Hustlers. ''You will find similar lines of attack and similar combination situations in several different lines. These can be either very useful (if you take the time to learn them) or very treacherous. The one thing the Norfolk Gambit should not do is bore you''-author. ''Be warned: If you are a `bean counter' obsessed with saving pawns for an extended end-game, do not play these gambits! However, if you are willing to commit to an attack which will decimate the 'bean counters' of the chess world, this book is for you''- Phillip A. York.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Nimzovich Attack: Norfolk Gambits

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Fighting French
    Catalog Code: CB0104CD

    The Fighting French
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Fighting French

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Inside Chess Openings - PAPERBACK
    Catalog Code: CB0010XX

    International Chess Enterprises:''Just as every golfer who wants to lower his score practices chipping and putting above all, the ambitious chess player studies the opening. Covering all openings, this book provides and concise and authoritative summary of the best opening moves. No attempt is made to explain the reason behind the moves, though all variations are evaluated using internationally-accepted language-less symbols, thoroughly explained in the preface. The tournament player who wished to brush up on his favorite opening cannot do better than to take a look at Inside Chess Openings before the game.''
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Inside Chess Openings - PAPERBACK

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Leningrad Dutch 7...Qe8
    Catalog Code: CB0004CD

    No matter what white plays, you are given a black winning answer. Many games of the strong GM Dutch defense expert Malaniuk are given. Also games by leading GM's such as Ivanchuk, Beliavsky, and Bareev are demonstrated. This book shows how to play one of the most dynamic, strategically rich defenses in chess.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Winning with the Leningrad Dutch 7...Qe8

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - New Sicilian Gambits
    Catalog Code: CB0025CD

    GM Soltis: ''If white gets to attack in the Sicilian Defense anyway, why should he offer a pawn or two for the privilege? The answer is that black gets to counterplay in the Sicilian and his counterplay is usually as good as white's. That, in fact, is what makes the Sicilian popular. There are plenty of familiar Sicilian gambits(like the Smith Morra and Wing, which this book doesn't even cover). But in the last few years, a number of new ideas arising out of positional variations, have been discovered and found to pack a wallop for white''. Here are six new white gambits against the Sicilian that the reader will have to attempt to destroy black!
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - New Sicilian Gambits

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf
    Catalog Code: CB0057CD

    The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Fischer Attack in the Najdorf

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Ruy Lopez with the Fianchetto Variation
    Catalog Code: CB0087CD

    Beating the Ruy Lopez with the Fianchetto Variation
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - Beating the Ruy Lopez with the Fianchetto Variation

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - How to Play the Torre Attack - Second, Thoroughly Revised Edition
    Catalog Code: CB0075CD

    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.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

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

    Regular Price: $8.95

    Special Price $2.00

    CLEARANCE - The Goring Gambit Accepted and Declined
    Catalog Code: CB0036CD

    The Goring Gambit is one of White's most dynamic choices after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6. With 3.d4! White immediately challenges Black's ''pawn anchor'' on e5 while prying open lines for rapid, aggressive development. After 3..exd4 White can, of course, opt for the Scotch Game with 3.Nxd4 - which is quite sound for White - but we recommend that you choose the gambit with 4.c3, daring Black to grab a pawn with 4..dxc3. If Black accepts, white will get a lead in development and many opportunities for a prolonged initiative. There is a line that modern theory favors black, but we show you how to avoid it. If your opponent is too scared to accept the gambit with 4..dxc3, then there are declining moves with 4..Nf6, 4..d5, and 4..d3. Against all these more sedate lines we will show how to keep Black under pressure. A number of top players have adopted the Goring gambit over time; among them are GM's Tal, Stein, Gufeld, Velimirovic, and Ljubojevic. FM Ken Smith, one of the authors, has been playing middle gambits(Danish, Goring, BDG, & Smith-Morra) all his 47-year chess career.
    Clearance!
    Unbeatable Deal!
    img

    CLEARANCE - The Goring Gambit Accepted and Declined

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price $2.00

Items 1 to 36 of 1534 total

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

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction

What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

lb