Starting Out: The Grunfeld Defence

Overview

These books are perfect for enthusiastic chess players who are starting out in the game, and who are seeking to understand the basic principles behind these important openings: the Pirc/Modern and the Gr?nfeld. These 2 books are written in a user-friendly style with an abundance of notes, tips and warnings scattered throughout, while key strategies, ideas, and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess ...

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Overview

These books are perfect for enthusiastic chess players who are starting out in the game, and who are seeking to understand the basic principles behind these important openings: the Pirc/Modern and the Grünfeld. These 2 books are written in a user-friendly style with an abundance of notes, tips and warnings scattered throughout, while key strategies, ideas, and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess writers, who are used to writing for players of all levels and are renowned for their ability to explain ideas in a lucid and straightforward manner.
These books will be especially beneficial to those players who have previously sharpened their chess skills with the earlier books Starting Out in Chess, Tips for Young Players and Improve Your Opening Play.

*User-friendly design to help readers absorb ideas
*Concentrates on the fundamental principles of the openings
*Ideal for the improving player

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857443509
  • Publisher: Everyman Chess
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Starting Out - Everyman Chess Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,436,363
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Jacob Aagaard is a young International Master from Denmark who has earned himself a deserved reputation as an industrious and no-nonsense chess author.

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Table of Contents

Bibliography 4
Preface 5
Introduction 7
1 Classical Exchange: Main Lines 15
2 Classical Exchange: Minor Lines 46
3 Modern Exchange Variation: 8 Rb1 71
4 Modern Exchange Variation: Other Lines 90
5 The Russian System 111
6 Bf4 and Bg5 Systems 137
7 Other White Systems 155
Index of Variations 173
Index of Complete Games 175
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