Starting Out: The English

Starting Out: The English

by Neil McDonald
     
 

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Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening.

The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry. In this

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Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening.

The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry. In this groundbreaking book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald revisits the basic principles behind the English and its many variations. Throughout this easy-to-read guide the reader is aided by a wealth of notes, tips and warnings from the author, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated. This book is ideal for the improving player.

* Written by an openings expert
* All the important lines are covered
* A back-to-basics look at one of the most important openings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148617655
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
09/05/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
845,625
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

English Grandmaster Neil McDonald has firmly established himself as one of the world's leading chess writers, with many outstanding works to his name. He is also a respected chess coach, who has trained many of the UK's strongest junior players.

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