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Startling Chess Opening Repertoire (Cadogan Chess) Paperback – Import, 1 Aug 1998


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Tired of being surprised in the opening by your opponents? Horrified by the idea of studying many hours each week to keep up to date with main-line openings? Then this is the book for you! For here is a repertoire of opening lines for White, based on starting with Bobby Fischer's favorite move 1 e4, that are slightly off the beaten track, but full of practical sting and cunning traps for unwary opponents. All are based on rapid, healthy development, central control and play against the enemy king. You go straight form the opening in to a sharp, little-explored middlegame where you will be better prepared than your opponent. Chris Baker is a strong English player who achieved his final norm for the International Master title in the British League in 1995/6. He is a full-time chess trainer and a regular tournament competitor.

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Chris Baker is an experienced player, who recently achieved his International Master title after many years of hard work. He is the trainer of the Welsh junior team and a fully-qualified arbiter.

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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Everyman Chess (1 August 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1857445538
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857445534
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 22.2 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,50,682 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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