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101 Chess Opening Surprises (Gambit Chess)

By: Burgess, Graham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Gambit: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282524

ISBN: 1901983021

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light crease. 1998 Trade Paperback. Most chess players are fed a set of dogmatic rules about how the opening must be played. The result: stereotyped, unimaginative play. The opening surprises in this book land like bombshells in the apparent calm of standard openings and disorientate your opponents as they grapple with original problems. This book is a treasure-trove of unusual ideas at an early stage of the opening, yet running against the grain of conventional play. Each idea has quick-strike potential and is supported by enough concrete analysis to enable you to try it with c... View more info

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The Complete Chess Course

By: Reinfeld, Fred

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1959

Seller ID: 2282523

ISBN: 0385004648

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed. 1959 Hard Cover. Combining eight volumes into one, the most comprehensive book on chess ever published. From opening gambit to endgame, this home-study chess course is the classic in the field. View more info

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Modern Chess: A New Guide to the Game of Chess as Played by the Modern Chess Master

By: Winkelman, Barnie F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David McKay Co., Publishers: 1935

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2277116

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. No jacket. 1935 Hard Cover. 233 pp. In preparing this volume for the third printing, we have omitted a number of the games that have an historic rather than a practical value. In their stead we have given examples of notable performances of the past three years. View more info