The Ponziani Opening enjoys a long history, but for some unknown reason it has been neglected in recent times. Don't be fooled by its apparently harmless reputation: the Ponziani is full of tricks and catches many unsuspecting opponents by surprise. It's also a perfect weapon for those who don't fancy learning reams of theory.
In Play the Ponziani , Dave Taylor and Keith Hayward present a comprehensive guide to this intriguing opening. They identify the best lines for both White and Black, and highlight the key tactical and positional ideas. This book provides everything you need to know to play the Ponziani in your own games.
- A weapon for White after 1.e4 e5
- Packed with original ideas and analysis
- Bonus coverage of what to do if Black avoids the Ponziani
p. 301, softcover, 2009