Brings you a wide variety of unusual opening ideas. They may seem outrageous at first sight, but have proven to be perfectly playable.
An SOS deviates very early from the regular lines in a mainstream opening, usually even before move six! That is why it is so easy to actually bring the variation on the board. You will baffle your opponent without having studied large quantities of stuffy theory.
Jeroen Bosch - The SOS Files
John van der Wiel - A Harmless Little Bishop Move
Jeroen Bosch - Sicilian: the O’Kelly Variation
Glenn Flear - Really Accepting the QGA
Friso Nijboer - The Shirov Gambit versus the Philidor
Dorian Rogozenko - Early Surprise in a Classical Nimzo
Adrian Mikhalchishin - The Caro-Kann of Bukhuti Gurgenidze
Jeroen Bosch - Bayonet Blow in the Bogo
Arthur Kogan - Inspiration versus the Dragon
Jeroen Bosch - Chasing the ‘Trompowsky’ Bishop
Dimitri Reinderman - Edgy Knight against the Bird
Glenn Flear - The Semi-Slav with 6.a3
Alexander Finkel - Modern for Advanced Players
Jeroen Bosch - Taimanov’s Surprise Sac in the Kan
Adrian Mikhalchishin - Anti-Grünfeld and Anti-Volga
Igor Glek & J.-O. Leconte - French: the Gledhill Attack
Hikaru Nakamura - Not Going for Scholar’s Mate
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.