When opening a chess game with the Scandinavian, 1.e4 d5, Black decides on the very first move where the battle will be fought – a significant gain for any competitive player. Grandmaster Christian Bauer is one of the world's leading experts on the Scandinavian and in this book he reveals the secrets of his over-the-board success.Bauer focuses particularly on 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5, the established main line of the Scandinavian. An understanding of the move order nuances is essential, and Bauer is an ideally-qualified guide.
About the Author
Christian Bauer is a grandmaster and former French Chess Champion.
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