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Secrets of Opening Surprises: Volume 5
     

Secrets of Opening Surprises: Volume 5

by Jeroen Bosch (Editor), Igor Glek, Hikaru Nakamura, Sergey Tiviakov
 

No time to study chess opening theory? Secrets of Opening Surprises (SOS) consists of highly playable, unusual opening ideas. Because an SOS is such an early deviation from the regular lines in mainstream openings (usually before move six), the probability of you being able to bring the variation actually on the board is very high. If you are tired of main

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No time to study chess opening theory? Secrets of Opening Surprises (SOS) consists of highly playable, unusual opening ideas. Because an SOS is such an early deviation from the regular lines in mainstream openings (usually before move six), the probability of you being able to bring the variation actually on the board is very high. If you are tired of main lines, if you are looking for simple but effective weapons to perplex your opponent, then you will feel very much at home in the world of SOS.

Editorial Reviews

Lubosh Kavalek
Unusual and almost supernatural opening ideas.
The Washington Post
Nigel Short
A refreshing change from the usual dreary technical works.
The Daily Telegraph
Jens Madsen
Most players, from intermediate level and up, should be able to find at least a couple of fun ideas in SOS to incorporate in their armory.
Chessville
Chess Today
No matter what opening you play, you will find something exciting here.
Heinz Brunthaler
SOS is a sparkling star in the grey sky of theory.
Rochade Europa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789056911706
Publisher:
New in Chess
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
SOS: Secrets of Opening Surprises Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 5.82(h) x 0.44(d)

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Randy Bauer
An excellent series worth purchasing for most players wishing to play the opening well without a huge investment in theoretical research. (U.S. National Master Randy Bauer)
Glenn Flear
Tricky opening ideas, not much to learn, surprise value and lots of fun. (Grandmaster Glenn Flear)

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