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Back to Basics: Chess Openings

A comprehensive guide to chess openings

249 pages, paperback, CarstenChess, 1. edition 2021

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There are few things worse than starting a game of chess and before you get settled in, you are stuck with a bad position that has you on the heels for the rest of the game. This book will help you get off to a better start and select openings that suit your understanding and balance your chess studies.

Back to Basics: Openings will help you understand and play the openings in chess much, much better. It will also help balance your studies of openings, and give you a recipe as to how to obtain better results from your openings and how to approach a variety of situations relevant to our topic of openings.

The book covers critical concepts, including:

  • Opening Principles

  • How do I decide which Openingto Choose?

  • An Introduction to opening Theory

  • Opening traps

  • and much more

More Information
Weight 400 g
Manufacturer CarstenChess
Width 15 cm
Height 22,5 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2021
Author Carsten Hansen
Edition 1
ISBN-13 978-8793812758
Pages 249
Binding paperback

004 Author's Dedication; Bibliography

005 Introduction

008 1. My Own Experiences with Openings

013 2. Opening Principles

030 3. How do I Decide which opening to choose?

034 4. An Introduction to Opening Theory

039 5. The Open Games

084 6. The Semi-Open Games

141 7. The Closed Games

167 8. The Semi-Closed Games

207 9. Flank Openings

231 10. Where do I go from here?

237 Index of Names and Variations

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