Chess Opening Book

You need a good chess opening book to learn how to start your game properly. If you select inefficient opening moves then you waste development time and finally you drift into a bad position.

Below you find some good opening books that explain different opening concepts to you. This will help you to gain a better understanding overall.

You need to understand ideas rather than memorizing countless opening lines and a book that explains clearly plans, ideas and strategies of the openings.

Best is to start with a one-volume reference and then go deeper into specific openings later on, getting books that deal with one opening only. You can study the openings you like in depth later on, once you have gained experience playing the most popular opening systems.

Just learn first what kind of openings do exist, before you get deeply involved with a particular opening system.


Basic Chess Openings - Kallai



Mastering the Chess Openings Volume 1 - Watson



Roman's Lab #38: Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings 2



Roman's Lab #40: Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings 4



Roman's Lab #117: Roman's Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings 6



Basic Chess Openings - Kallai



Chess for Dummies 3rd Edition - Eade



Roman's Lab: Encyclopedia of 47 Essential Chess Openings Series



The ABC of Chess Openings 2nd Edition (DVD) - Martin



Chess Openings for Kids - Watson & Burgess



Winning Chess Openings, 4th Ed. - Seirawan



Modern Chess Openings 15th Ed - de Firmian



Foxy Openings #114 10 Easy Ways to Get Better at Chess 1 - Martin



Tactics in the Chess Opening 6: Gambits and Flank Openings - Ernst / van der Stricht



Foxy Openings #84 1 of 5 The Basic Principles,Checkmates,and Elements of Chess Easily Explained (DVD) - Martin



Foxy Openings #59 Combat Chess 2 - All-out Attack - Hodgson



Empire Chess Vol. 7: Winning King Pawn Openings for White - GM Kaidanov



Mastering the Chess Openings Volume 2 - Watson



Empire Chess Vol. 47: How Grandmasters Beat Gambits: King Pawn Openings - GM Mikhalevski


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