chess opening

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Synonyms for chess opening

a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess

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There is some uncertainty about when, precisely, he invented a new chess opening - the Evans' Gambit - but most writers agree that he was experimenting with the gambit in the mid-1820s.
By reinvigorating an old chess opening, Evans played a key role in helping the Royal Game reach greater levels of popularity than it had ever known.
British Grandmaster and opening chess move expert John Emms presents Discovering Chess Openings: Building Opening Skills from Basic Principles, a solid guide written especially for intermediate to advanced chess players seeking to hone their skills and familiarize themselves with the basic principles underscoring the hundreds of different opening options.
Gary's book Ideas Behind the Chess Openings: Black, price pounds 15.99, suggests 3 ...
Among the significant items it acquired were the works by two of the leading players of the sixteenth century whose names are commemorated in the Damiano Gambit and the Ruy Lopez--two chess openings well-known to modern players.
Roger Covey, who graduated with his BA and MBA in 3 1/2 years, taught me weird chess openings and gambits, a love I share to this day.
This ends the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings main reference for this variation.
He has won so many games with it that Gary Lane in his Batsford book Ideas Behind Modern Chess Openings, which costs pounds 14.99 and has already been reviewed in this column, devotes a whole chapter to the variation.
Qdl according to Boleslavsky in the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings, Vol.
It is Ideas Behind the Chess Openings priced at pounds 14.99.
The first was 'Modern Chess Openings', affectionately known as MCO, and the late Reuben Fine covered the rest of the game with the other two books, 'The Middlegame in Chess' and 'Basic Chess Endings'.
MCO now has a rival in 'Nunn's Chess Openings', price also pounds 19.99, which is published by Everyman Chess.