Mastering the French
192 Seiten, kartoniert, Batsford Chess, 1997
The French Defence is a tremendously popular opening for both club players and grandmasters. It leads to tense strategic battles with winning chances for both sides.
The best way to negotiate such a minefield as the French is in terms of the typical pawn structures. This book provides a deep underständing of the themes that underpin the French, giving the reader a firm foundation for a lifetime of success with the French.
9 1 Advance Centre
30 2 e6 weakness vs d4 weakness
47 3 f4 Central Clamp
67 4 Classical Centre
93 5 Winawer Centre
111 6 Poisened Pawn Centre
125 7 Rubinstein Centre
149 8 Exchange Centre
158 9 IQP Centre
174 10 Miscellaneous Structures
192 Index of Variations