The Modern Defence: A Two-Time World Championship Semi-Finalist Explains a Dynamic Opening (Batsford Chess Opening Guides)

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9780713484724: The Modern Defence: A Two-Time World Championship Semi-Finalist Explains a Dynamic Opening (Batsford Chess Opening Guides)
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Offering a unique insight into a fascinating and provocative opening, The Modem Defence is an excellent choice for players who enjoy unbalanced struggles. Play is sharp and exciting, but a dull understanding of the important themes and ideas is the key to success.

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Grandmaster Jon Speelman is a former World Championship semi-finalist and has a reputation as one of the worlds most creative players. Grandmaster Neil McDonald has is a highly regarded author and coach. Jon Speelman is author of (among others) "Jon Speelmans Best Games" and co-author of "Batsford Chess Endings." Neil McDonald has written several best-selling books including most recently "The Kings Gambit "(Batsford).

Synopsis:

One of the Batsford Chess Openings series, this is a revealing guide to a counter-attacking gambit by Jon Speelman, also played by grandmasters Beliavsky, Seirawan, Timman and Shirov. It is intended for players who enjoy unbalanced struggles and who want to win with Black.

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