How to Beat 1 d4: A Sound and Ambitious Repetoire Based on the Queen's Gambit Accepted

How to Beat 1 d4: A Sound and Ambitious Repetoire Based on the Queen's Gambit Accepted

by James Rizzitano

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904600336
Publisher: Gambit Publications, LTD
Publication date: 06/15/2005
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

James Rizzitano is a strong international master who dominated chess in the New England region during a 14-year period from 1976 to 1989 - he won 157 out of 336 events in which he competed. His career highlights include victories over Alburt, Benjamin, Benko, Christiansen, Dlugy, I.Gurevich and Wolff, and exciting draws with de Firmian, Larsen, Speelman, and the legendary former world champion Tal. Rizzitano has recently made a return to competitive chess.

Table of Contents

Symbols4
Dedication4
Acknowledgements4
Bibliography5
Introduction6
Part 1Queen's Gambit Accepted
1White's Third Move Alternatives10
2Central Variation14
3Mannheim Variation24
4Two Knights Variation28
5Furman Variation38
6Classical Variation: White's Seventh Move Alternatives43
7Classical Variation: 7 a460
8Classical Variation: 7 [Bishop]b372
9Classical Variation: 7 [King]e2 b5 8 [Bishop]d380
10Classical Variation: 7 [King]e2 b5 8 [Bishop]b3 [Bishop]b7 9 a485
11Classical Variation: 7 [King]e2 b5 8 [Bishop]b3 [Bishop]b7 9 [Rook]d194
Part 2Queen's Pawn Games (White plays without c4)
12Hodgson Attack: 1 d4 d5 2 [Bishop]g5103
13Veresov Opening: 1 d4 d5 2 [Knight]c3 [Knight]f6 3 [Bishop]g5112
14London System: 1 d4 d5 2 [Knight]f3 [Knight]f6 3 [Bishop]f4125
15King's Fianchetto: 1 d4 d5 2 [Knight]f3 [Knight]f6 3 g3132
16Torre Attack: 1 d4 d5 2 [Knight]f3 [Knight]f6 3 [Bishop]g5136
17Colle System: 1 d4 d5 2 [Knight]f3 [Knight]f6 3 e3141
18Stonewall Attack: 1 d4 d5 2 e3 [Knight]f6 3 [Bishop]d3152
19Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: 1 d4 d5 2 e4155
Index of Variations158

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