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Declining the Queen's Gambit
     

Declining the Queen's Gambit

by John Cox
 

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This book provides a repertoire for Black with the ever-popular Queen’s Gambit Declined. Opening expert John Cox covers not one but two key options for Black. The Tartakower Variation is a sophisticated defence used successfully by world champions such as Kasparov, Karpov and Kramnik. The Lasker Variation is an easy-to-learn and reliable option devised by one

Overview

This book provides a repertoire for Black with the ever-popular Queen’s Gambit Declined. Opening expert John Cox covers not one but two key options for Black. The Tartakower Variation is a sophisticated defence used successfully by world champions such as Kasparov, Karpov and Kramnik. The Lasker Variation is an easy-to-learn and reliable option devised by one of the legends of the game. Cox also demonstrates how to play against White’s other tries, including the Exchange Variation, Catalan and Bf4 lines. He explains in detail the typical plans and tactics adopted by both sides, whilst also tackling the tricky subject of move-order possibilities.

A repertoire for Black against the Queen's Gambit
Provides answers to all of White’s main options
Ideal for improvers, club players and tournament players

Editorial Reviews

Carsten Hansen
...This all makes for a book that offers a Black repertoire that should be attractive to many players. After reading this book, I feel compelled to study the opening in more depth and try it out for myself. ****** (out of 6) - MAXIMUM rating!
ChessCafe.com - Carsten Hansen
...This all makes for a book that offers a Black repertoire that should be attractive to many players. After reading this book, I feel compelled to study the opening in more depth and try it out for myself. ****** (out of 6) - MAXIMUM rating!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857448573
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,061,230
File size:
10 MB

Meet the Author

John Cox is an International Master and a former British Junior Champion. His books for Everyman Chess have established him as a writer with impressive credentials.

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