The Opening for White According to Anand series comprises 14 volumes:

Anand14An Opening for White According to Anand 1.e4, vol. 14
by Alexander Khalifman, 272 pages

This is the last volume of the epic series. It covers the Najdorf with 6...e5 and 6...Ng4.

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Anand13Opening for White According to Anand. Vol.13
by Alexander Khalifman, 380 pages

This volume is devoted mostly to the English Attack in the Najdorf system, that is the variation beginning with 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e6 7.f3, and the Scheveningen variation 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e6 which is the senior twin-brother of the Najdorf system.

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Anand 12Opening for White According to Anand vol. 12
byAlexander Khalifman, 284 pages

This book covers the Rauzer Attack.

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Opening for White according to Anand 11Opening for White According to Anand vol. 11
by Alexander Khalifman, 444 pages

This hefty book contains enormous quantity of information about one of the most popular Sicilians lately - the Dragon.

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Opening for White according to Anand 10Opening for White According to Anand vol. 10
by Alexander Khalifman

This book is devoted mostly to the Sveshnikov system.
"My work with this book was a rather complicated task by itself. My colleagues asked me often (sometimes ironically, sometimes with genuine interest) whether I had managed to refute the Chelyabinsk variation and when that refutation would be published? Here, I must admit: no, I have not refuted the Chelyabinsk variation. Frankly speaking, I have not even tried to do that. As far as my experience and my understanding of chess are concerned, Black’s opening set-up has a sound strategical basis and it can never be refuted outright. Having that in mind, I decided to try something different and that was to systematize the amassed material and knowledge and to point out the most unpleasant lines for Black." - writes Khalifman. "I have not tried to change radically any theoretical evaluations, but I have managed to discover some new ideas and I have to tell you that Black will need to solve difficult problems after them."

Opening for White according to Anand 9Opening for White According to Anand vol. 9
by Alexander Khalifman, 274 pages

In this volume Khalifman continues the analysis of the Sicilian Defence.
The first part covers variations arising after the moves 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 and especially the Kalashnikov. In answer to 2...Nc6, just like after the majority of the basic lines, he recommends the most principled answer for White – 3.d4.
Parts 2 and 3 deal with systems arising after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6. In the basic tabia of the Paulsen system 5.Nc3 Qc7 Khalifman advocates the aggressive set-up, which has become nowadays an almost universal plan in numerous lines of the Sicilian Defence. It includes Be3, followed by Qd2, castling long and a kingside attack. All that is too schematic, since Black has numerous plans at his disposal, but the author believes that White can rely on obtaining the advantage thanks to several very important original novelties and principally new ideas in the main lines.

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Opening for White according to Anand 10Opening for White According to Anand vol. 8
by Alexander Khalifman, 350 pages

The first part of the book analyzes some seldom played lines on move two for Black. The author devotes special attention to 2…b6, which is in fact much better than its reputation as well as to the Nimzovic – Rubinstein system 2…Nf6, in answer to which Khalifman recommends 3.Nc3, after which the game usually transposes to the main lines in most of the cases.
The second part of this book is devoted entirely to the O’Kelly system - 2…a6. It is worth mentioning that although it is a rare guest in the serious tournaments, it is frequently played in blitz games (including in Internet too). The author recommends 3.c3, which in the majority of cases leads to not so typical Sicilian positions, but the move a7-a6 often turns out to be just a loss of time. More...

Opening for White according to Anand 7Opening for White According to Anand vol. 7
by Alexander Khalifman

The author analyzes one of the most popular variations of the French Defence - the Winawer system (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4). Khalifman writes:
"I will completely agree that the systems 3.e5 and 3.Nd2 have their advantages as well, but I am taking the responsibility to recommend to you to study and to play the most principled move for White and that is 3.Nc3. Well, I understand that the devotees to that active knight-move must know a lot of theoretical variations, but I can assure you,this move creates most of all problems for Black and it provides White with greatest chances to obtain an opening advantage. I believe these short explanations are going to convince you that Black’s move 3...Bb4 disrupts immediately the natural balance on the board. He is ready to exchange a bishop for a knight; meanwhile White will have the kingside as his field for actions. Black will act on the queenside trying to exploit White’s weakened pawn-structure there. In general, we can say that system, particularly after: 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3 6.bxc3, leads to quite complex fighting positions in which White’s chances are somewhat preferable. Still, he cannot play that variation relying just on common sense. White must know plenty of forced lines and the perfect place to find them is this book! "

Opening for White according to Anand 6Opening for White According to Anand vol. 6
by Alexander Khalifman

This volume covers 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 de4, 3...Nf6 and other moves.
"Whenever there are drawbacks to something, there are advantages to it as well. White’s space edge can be neutralized by timely undermining of his centre. Black’s light squared bishop can be exchanged at some moment, meanwhile there arises a question whether it is really so bad after all...? In fact, that same piece might become sometimes extremely unpleasant for White in case the position gets opened. Black is often perfectly capable to solve the problem of the safety of his king by a profound theoretical knowledge.
If I have to summarize, I will have to mention that the French Defence is a quite interesting and unique opening in which both opponents must solve difficult problems right after the very beginning of the game and most of these problems are characteristic only for that particular opening. Of course, it is absolutely necessary to know thoroughly the opening theory, but the all-round understanding of the arising pawn-structures and the complex strategy of that opening should combine with an extensive practical experience. I hope the book will enrich your understanding of the French Defence too, because that opening has a special place in contemporary chess and quite deservedly so."

Opening for White according to Anand 5Opening for White According to Anand vol. 5
by Alexander Khalifman

"This book is devoted to openings (to put it mildly?) rather exotic. In fact, most of the chess-professionals consider the systems that we have analyzed in this volume as simply incorrect. It is maybe the Alekhine Defence, which can be spared such definite evaluation, but this would be probably only due to the reputation of this outstanding chess-genius. It is hardly worth denying that Black would eventually fail to equalize after moves like 1...a6, or 1...b6. Nevertheless... chess-players, belonging to the older generations, definitely remember the famous game Karpov-Miles (Skara 1980) 1.e4 a6 2.d4 b5 and? no, not 1-0 after 20 moves, but just the opposite - after 15 moves Black was already slightly better, after 25 moves Miles was clearly dominant and White resigned on move 46. Many less experienced players have encountered opponents at club-level who solve their opening problems once and for all, by avoiding the endless complicated lines of the Ruy Lopez, or the Sicilian Defence and instead respond to 1.e4 with 1...Nc6 (1...b6, 1...a6, 1...Nf6) and take care only about all immediate refutation attempts? The author has written this book for these particular players with the hope that it might be really useful for them. I would not venture to guarantee you winning your games with White, but you are going to have the opening advantage - be sure about that! "

Opening for White according to Anand 4Opening for White According to Anand vol. 4
by Alexander Khalifman

The fourth book of the series is devoted to opening schemes, which arise after the moves 1.e4 d6, or 1.e4 g6. These systems have proved their right of existence, despite the numerous attempts to refute them once and for all. The positions are so diverse strategically and so rich tactically that they deserve a separate volume. Black avoids early clashes and narrows his "sphere of influence" to only three ranks. However his harmonious development enables him to attack often White's powerful centre successfully. The 14th World Champion Khalifman recommends against the majority of the flank systems schemes with f2-f4 which provide additional control over the centre. He included in this fundamental work plenty of new and original analyses which surely will cause Black a lot of trouble!

Opening for White according to Anand 3Opening for White According to Anand vol. 3
by Alexander Khalifman

The third volume deals with the Caro-Kann Defence. It has the reputation as the opening of the chess-academics. Capablanca, Botvinnik, Petrosian and Karpov - this list of great chess-champions that have been life-long devotees of the Caro-Kann Defence can be easily extended. The reliability of that opening has been proven in a period of decades and presently in the 21 century, the Caro-Kann Defence is enjoying its second (third..., fourth...?) youth. The first part covers some rare systems like 1.e4 c6 2.d4 g6. The next three parts are devoted to the main Caro-Kann lines. The final chapters examine the Scandinavian Defence which is definitely one of the neglected sidelines of the contemporary opening theory. However matters are in fact far from simple and the widespread opinion that after 1.e4 d5 2.exd5, White obtains the advantage as he pleases happens to be quite far from the truth. 14th World Champion Khalifman shares with the readers plenty of interesting discoveries and sometimes surprising results of his deep analytical work.

Opening for White according to Anand 2Opening for White According to Anand vol. 2
by Alexander Khalifman - sold out

This volume is devoted to the main lines of one of the most popular and interesting openings in chess theory - the Ruy Lopez.

Opening for White according to Anand 1Opening for White According to Anand vol. 1
by Alexander Khalifman

14th FIDE world champion Alexander Khalifman brings us the first volume in a multi-part series covering Anand's weapons of choice. It examines various rare openings after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3, but the focus is on the Petroff Defense and the Ruy Lopez without 3...a6. Very topical (after the match Kasparov - Kramnik) is the Berlin Defense. A high-class opening study.