Accelerated Dragons

Product Code: B0145EM

Accelerated Dragons

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Publisher: Everyman Chess
Author: John Donaldson & Jeremy Silman
Year of Publication: 1998

Pages: 320
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)

Book DescriptionMany players are attracted to the Dragon Sicilian, but are put off by the fierce mating attacks that White can launch. In the Accelerated Dragon, Black aims for an improved version, saving a move with his queen's pawn. If White tries to ignore the difference, Black's instant detonation of the centre will come as an unwelcome cold shower! The authors show that White's main reply, the Maroczy Bind, is not so fearsome as was once thought Black has many ways to break out, while quite often it is possible to manoeuvre around White's 'binding pawns' and show that they imprison White's pieces as much as they do Black's.

This book is widely regarded as one of the best treatises ever written on the Accelerated Dragon.

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Product Details

ISBN 1857442083
Manufacturer Everyman Chess
Author(s) Jeremy Silman, John Donaldson
Pages 320 Pages
Publication Date Apr 1, 1998
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
BOOK - Binding Type N/A
Book Edition N/A