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Publisher: New In Chess, 2008 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-90-5691-241-3 Pages: 144 Language: English
Brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas. They may seem outrageous at fi rst sight, but have proven to be perfectly playable.
An SOS deviates very early from the regular lines in a mainstream opening, usually even before move six! That is why it is so easy to actually bring the variation on the board. You will baffle your opponent without having studied large quantities of stuffy theory.
Contents: 1 Jeroen Bosch - The SOS Files 2 Daniel Stellwagen - Two Knights: Another Gunsberg Surprise 3 Adrian Mikhalchishin - A Bayonet Attack vs the King’s Indian 4 Jeroen Bosch - Fianchetto in the French Tarrasch 5 Dorian Rogozenco - SOS versus the Sveshnikov 6 Glenn Flear - Seeking Greener Pastures in the Grünfeld 7 Alexander Finkel - A Scandinavian Motif in the Alapin 8 Igor Glek - The Dutch Indian 9 Sergey Tiviakov - Two replies to 3.d4 in the Scandinavian 10 Jeroen Bosch - This is not the Chigorin 11 Vladimir Burmakin - Caro-Kann: Bellon Variation 12 Dimitri Reinderman - English: Nimzowitsch Variation 13 Alexander Finkel - Réti’s Line against the French 14 Adrian Mikhalchishin - Dutch: Bogoljubow Gambit 15 Jeroen Bosch - Ruy Lopez: the Popov Variation 16 Arthur Kogan - Sicilian: the Czerniak Attack 17 Igor Lysyj - Queen’s Indian: the Surprising 5.Qb3
Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory.
They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings.
Ideal for players who don’t have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory.