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Winning Chess Explained: Zenon Franco has regularly annotated top-level games for more than a quarter of a century. He has drawn upon this vast experience to present 50 hugely instructive…
Chess Explained: The Grunfeld, is a Gambit publication written by International Master Valentin Bogdanov . The Grunfeld is essentially an opening of grand ideas, which need to be understood…
The Stonewall Dutch is a traditional favorite amongst club players, as it offers Black ready-made attacking plans on the kingside. As Grandmaster Bent Larsen has noted, the Dutch also has the…
The Najdorf Sicilian has a unique place amongst chess openings: for several decades it has been regarded by the top grandmasters as the best way for Black to play soundly for a win against 1…
The Marshall Attack is a chess opening like no other. Rather than subjecting himself to the 'Spanish torture' so typical in the Ruy Lopez, Black simply gives away a center pawn. But in…
In this highly-acclaimed series, International Master John Watson helps chess-players achieve a more holistic and insightful view of the openings.
He explains not only the ideas and…
The Main-Line Slav, from Gambit Books, is written by International Master David Vigorito.
The Main-Line Slav is one of the key battlegrounds of modern chess, with adherents among all…
Mastering the Chess Openings is written by International Master John Watson and is published by Gambit Publications. This is volume three of the highly acclaimed series of Mastering the Chess…
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The Secrets of Opening Surprises series brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas. They may seem outrageous at first sight, but have proven to be perfectly playable.
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