SOS Secrets of Opening Surprises 8 - Bosch

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Ready-to-go chess opening ideas. 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. Appears twice a year.


  • Jeroen Bosch - The SOS Files
  • Ruben Felgaer - Meeting the Caro-Kann with 2.Ne2
  • Dimitri Reinderman - The Meszaros Variation of the Sicilian
  • Jeroen Bosch - SOS versus Anti-Berlin
  • Alexander Finkel - SOS versus the Paulsen
  • Maz & Cornette - Nimzo-Indian with 6...Qe8!?
  • Arthur Kogan - The Budapest Gambit Can Still Surprise!
  • Jeroen Bosch - French Prophylaxis
  • Adrian Mikhalchishin - Caro-Kann: Dementiev Variation
  • Dimitri Reinderman - The Porcupine Variation
  • Jeroen Bosch - Gajewski's Incredible Spanish Novelty
  • Arthur Kogan - Play the Spielmann Attack
  • Alexander Finkel - An Old Idea in the Modern Defence
  • Jeroen Bosch - A Modest Indian
  • Igor Glek - A 19th Century Weapon versus the French
  • Leonid Gofshtein - A Dynamic Ruy Lopez Surprise
  • Dorian Rogozenko - Kamsky's Spare' Slav
  • Who is Who? - Authors and their Subjects
  • 144 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Publisher: New In Chess
  • Published: 2008
  • "I have always loved opening surprises, and to see the face of my unsuspecting opponent while he falls into a deep think in a position where he has no idea what to do next. If you hold a similar opinion, you are going to love these series." Carsten Hansen
  • "For throwing your opponent off balance, it is hard to beat this series." Bob Long, Chessco
  • "The variations can be exceedingly difficult if you are not prepared." ChessCafe
  • "The most entertaining of books about openings that I know of. I recommend SOS because it is so much fun, to be sure, but also for its practical utility." John Watson, The Week In Chess
  • "These suggestions are very attractive to club players." Joe Petrolito, Australian Chess
  • "No matter what you play, you will find something exciting here." ChessToday
  • "A refreshing book, full of rare, uncommon but sound ideas that can spice up the opening repertoire of any tournament player." The Washington Post
  • "You'll be glad you joined Bosch's bandwagon." IM Jeremy Silman, author of The Amateur's Mind
  • "Jeroen Bosch has, with the help of his seventeen outstanding contributing authors, compiled a book with a collection of fascinating offbeat lines." John Elburg Chess Reviews
  • "Tricky opening ideas, not much to learn, surprise value and lots of fun." GM Glenn Flear
  • "It is again a goldmine of surprising and sometimes spectacular opening moves and systems." Cor Jansen, PZC

Topic: Chess Tactics and Problem Solving

Series: Secrets of Opening Surprises

Series: New In Chess Publishing

Opening: The Ruy Lopez

Opening: Nimzo Indian Defense

Opening: Four Knights Game

Opening: English

Opening: Caro Kann

Opening: Budapest Gambit

Opening: Berlin Defense

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