A Complete Guide for Black
363 S., kart., 2012
This book will change your view of one of the most popular chess openings of all time. The Modern French presents the ambitious black player with an innovative and reliable repertoire, based on sound strategy with a sharp sting.
In their long practice as chess professionals Grandmaster Dejan Antic and International Master Branimir Maksimovic have developed many unconventional ideas in the French. Now they have teamed up to present their findings in a complete and up-to-date guide for players of all levels.
The authors explain strategic concepts and attacking plans, present new concepts and reveal numerous novelties in topical main lines. They also turn various sidelines into deadly surprise weapons.
The Modern French will give you a better understanding of the subtleties of this ever popular opening, while showing you how it can be used as a fighting weapon for Black.
Your French Repertoire in a Bord's-Eye View
Chapter 1 - King's Indian Attack
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d3
Chapter 2 - The Exchange Variation
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d3 d7-d5 3.e4xd5 e6-d5
Chapter 3 - The Advance Variation
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d3 d7-d5 3.e4-e5
Chapter 4 - The Tarrasch Variation
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d3 d7-d5 3.Nb1-d2 Bf8-e7
Chapter 5 - The Steinitz Variation
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d3 d7-d5 3.Nb1-c3 Ng8-f6 4.e4-e5
Chapter 6 - The MacCutcheon Variation
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d3 d7-d5 3.Nb1-c3 Ng8-f6 4.Bc1-g5 Bf8-b4
Index of Variations
Index of Players
New in Chess Code
About the Authors