Starting Out: The French

Starting Out: The French

by Byron Jacobs
     
 

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The French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich. With his first two moves Black obtains a substantial foothold in the centre, and a structure that is

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The French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich. With his first two moves Black obtains a substantial foothold in the centre, and a structure that is incredibly difficult to break down. In this user-friendly book, International Master Byron Jacobs revisits the basic principles behind the French Defence and all of its variations. Throughout the reader is helped along by a wealth of notes, tips, warnings and exercises. This book is ideal for the improving player.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857442298
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
Starting Out - Everyman Chess Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,380,633
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.57(d)

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Meet the Author

International Master Byron Jacobs is a successful chess author and journalist who has written extensively on all aspects of the game and is the commissioning editor for Everyman Chess. He is resident in the UK.

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