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This is an analysis of the sophisticated and popular variation of the Sicilian defence by a leading exponent. The author suggests new lines of exploration and offers explanations of the basic strategies. Mark Taimanov is a Soviet Grandmaster.
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Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May include supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # mon0001444471
Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, London, 1989. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 90 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. Taimanov Variation: 4.Nc6 Named after Mark Taimanov, the Taimanov Variation can be reached through 2.e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 or 2.Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6. Black develops the knight to a natural square and keeps options open regarding the placement of the other pieces. One of the ideas of this system is to develop the king's bishop to b4 or c5. White can prevent this by 5.Nb5 d6, when 6.c4 leads to a version of the Maróczy Bind favored by Karpov. The resulting position after 6.c4 Nf6 7.N1c3 a6 8.Na3 b6 is a type of Hedgehog. Condition: Corners bumped, light edge wear, wrapper creased else very good. Seller Inventory # BSC0280
Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0713456167I3N00
Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, 1989. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0713456167-2-4