Opening for White According to Kramnik vol.4 Second Edition - $38.95

by Alexander Khalifman



 

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The Petroff: an Expert Repertoire for Black - $38.95

by Konstantin Sakaev 292 pages

 

In this book the reader will find an opening repertoire for Black against 1. e4, based on the Petroff Defence and designed to be used up to the highest level. For many years this opening has served as the main black weapon for chess giants as Vladimir Kramnik and Boris Gelfand.
The Petroff Defence is especially suitable for positionally-oriented players who like to obtain a solid and reliable game after the opening. The theoretical material in the book has been thoroughly prepared and systematized. The many new ideas and novelties have all been explained in a way designed to make it easier for the reader to understand and employ them in his own games.

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Fighting the French: A New Concept - $38.95

by Denis Yevseev 384 pages

 

GM Yevseev suggests a new concept of combating the French. White plays 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 and then he deploys his pieces according to the scheme Ngf3, Bd3, c3, 00, against almost anything that Black may play. This will usually lead to exchanges in the centre and the appearance of an isolated queens pawn for White.

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Opening for White According to Kramnik 1.Nf3 Volume 3 - $36.95

by Alexander Khalifman, 308 pages



 

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The Safest Grnfeld - $36.95

by Alexander Delchev and Evgenij Agrest, 348 pages

The Safest Grnfeld offers a complete repertoire for Black against 1.d4 and various Anti-Grnfeld systems as 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3, 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.b4, 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.Nc3. The book follows Chess Stars trademark structure with 3 chapters in every part. "Main Ideas" aim to give you a succinct review of the theory and the basic knowledge that should you allow to start playing the opening without much study. They also give examples of middlegame plans and typical tactical motifs, to complement the "Step by Step" and "Complete Games" chapters. In most main lines, the authors offer at least two alternative setups for Black - one solid system, and a more challenging approach. The material is up to date to April first.

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The Meran and Anti-meran for Black. An Insider's view - $36.95

by Alexey Dreev


 


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A Universal Weapon 1.d4 d6 - $34.95

by Vladimir Barsky


 


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