Winning With the Sicilian Dragon 2: A Complete Repertoire Against 1 e4 for the Attacking Playerby Chris Ward, Christopher Ward
Few would dispute that the razor-sharp Sicilian Dragon is one of the most exciting openings known to chess theory. In 1995 it gained the ultimate seal of approval when world champion Garry Kasparov used it as a principal weapon to defeat Viswanathan Anand. Winning with the Sicilian Dragon 2 provides a complete repertoire for Black in the Open Sicilian and even offers some advice in the Anti-Sicilians. Chris Ward's first edition of Winning With The Dragon became an instant hit and is still a best seller. After winning the British Championship title and becoming a Grandmaster, however, Chris Ward felt that the time had come for the long-awaited sequel.
Winning with the Sicilian Dragon 2 picks up where the first edition left off, featuring yet more stunning encounters and fascinating ideas, but with the same approach as the first edition. The focus is on principles, explained by means of visual practical examples. A common-sense approach is given on how to handle the opening without the need to memorize countless variations -- particularly appealing to club players. Grandmaster Chris Ward has specialised in the Dragon for as long as he can remember and continues to study and play his favourite defence. He promises that this book is even better than the last. However, that is for you, the reader, to decide...
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