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Lasker: Move by Move by Zenon Franco
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Lasker: Move by Move by Zenon Franco Emanuel Lasker was world champion for a remarkable 27 years (1894-1921) and is generally regarded as having been way ahead of his time in his understanding of chess. He primarily regarded chess as a fight and considered that the strongest move in a

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Masters of Attack: Alekhine, Spassky & Tal
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Masters of Attack: Alekhine, Spassky & Tal Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik Three brilliant books from Everyman Chess brought together in one volume. The Masters: Alexander Alekhine, Master of Attack The Masters: Boris Spassky, Master of Initiative The Masters: Mikhail Tal, Tactical Genius What separated Alexander Alekhine from the rest

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First Steps: The Scandinavian by Cyrus Lakdawala
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First Steps: The Scandinavian by Cyrus Lakdawala The Scandinavian (also known as the Centre Counter Defence) occurs when Black meets White’s 1 e4 with 1 … d5, immediately countering in the centre. White invariably continues with 2 exd5 when Black can choose between two systems, both of which are covered

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The Closed Sicilian: Move by Move by Carsten Hansen
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The Closed Sicilian: Move by Move by Carsten Hansen Paperback, The opponent who answers 1 e4 with an emphatic 1…c5 (The Sicilian Defence) is often looking for a fight. Such players can be highly theoretically prepared and itching to launch into their own pet variations after White has opted for

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First Steps: The Modern - Cyrus Lakdawala
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First Steps: The Modern by Cyrus Lakdawala Paperback, 240 pages The Modern Defence is an important opening that can be played by Black against absolutely any White opening system. It is an ambitious, counterattacking weapon, favoured by dynamic players. White is initially allowed to occupy the centre but Black plans

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