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Play the Slav

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The Slav has a well-deserved reputation as one of Black’s strongest answers to 1 d4. It is hugely respected by the top Grandmasters, and it’s no coincidence that it has been used by almost all the World Champions in chess history. Put simply, the Slav is a classy opening, one which combines reliability with the promise of dynamic counterplay.In this book, opening expert James Vigus examines the Slav in detail and presents a comprehensive and trustworthy repertoire for Black. Drawing upon his playing experiences ...
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Overview

The Slav has a well-deserved reputation as one of Black’s strongest answers to 1 d4. It is hugely respected by the top Grandmasters, and it’s no coincidence that it has been used by almost all the World Champions in chess history. Put simply, the Slav is a classy opening, one which combines reliability with the promise of dynamic counterplay.In this book, opening expert James Vigus examines the Slav in detail and presents a comprehensive and trustworthy repertoire for Black. Drawing upon his playing experiences and years of study in this opening, Vigus outlines the main ideas for both sides and highlights the tactics to watch out for, as well as crucial practical issues such as move orders. This book will provide you with enough knowledge and skill to play the Slav with confidence in your own games. *Presents answers to all of White’s options*Covers typical plans for both sides*Written by a Slav specialist
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Editorial Reviews

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‘The Pirc in Black and White is, without any doubt, the best book on the Pirc ever written.’Award-winning author Jeremy Silman reviewing James Vigus’ first book, The Pirc in Black and White. ‘If you play the Pirc or are thinking about it you will want to have it.’International Master John Donaldson reviewing The Pirc in Black and White. ‘All in all a great effort and wonderful book.’Bill McGeary reviewing The Pirc in Black and White for Chessville.com.
Florida Chess - Harvery Lerman
James Vigus' Play the Slav by Everyman Chess is an extraordinary book, presented with clarity and insight
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857445572
  • Publisher: Everyman Chess
  • Publication date: 7/17/2008
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr James Vigus is a FIDE Master and former British Junior Champion. He’s a regular book reviewer and contributor to British Chess Magazine.
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