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  • Published: Hoboken, NJ : Chichester : Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor], c c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: xviii, 362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780470603642
  • 047060364X



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Chess openings for dummies

by Eade, James.

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Call number: 794.122 Ea

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Includes index.

Principles of play. Understanding chess openings ; Exploring the elements of chess ; Picking the right type of opening -- Winning with open games. Gambling with gambits ; Opening softly with a big stick : the bishop makes its move ; Workin' on some knight moves ; Employing the royal Ruy ; The best of the rest of the open games -- Having it both ways with semi-open games. Sharpening the Sicilian ; Parlez-vous the French? ; Anyone can Caro-Kann ; Rope-a-dope with the Pirc and Modern defenses -- Conquering with closed and semi-closed games. Offering the Queen's gambit ; Declining with the Slave and Semi-Slav ; Getting hypermodern with the Nimzo-Indian ; Fighting back with King's Indian ; Grinding in the Grünfeld ; The best of the rest of the semi-closed games-- Advancing with flank openings. Speaking the King's English ; Getting Réti ; The best of the rest of the flank openings -- The part of tens. Ten common mistakes to avoid in the opening ; Ten best ways to study chess openings ; Ten great chess web sites.

Gives you tips and techniques for analyzing openings and developing strategies that will help you win any chess game-- from the very first move!

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