chess opening

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Noun1.chess opening - a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess; "he memorized all the important chess openings"
chess game, chess - a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
succession, sequence - the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
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Knowledgeably compiled by Paul van der Sterren (a Grand Master chess champion and twice winner of the Dutch Championship), "FCO: Fundamental Chess Openings" is a 448-page compendium dedicated solely to opening chess moves. Of special note are the detailed and insightful explanations of both the attacking and defending sides of an opening move.