Alekhine Alert

    A Repertoire for Black Against 1. e4

    Product Code: B0301EM


    Publisher: Everyman Chess
    Author: Tim Taylor
    Year of Publication: 2010

    Pages: 285
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)

    Book DescriptionFormer US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White's central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on. The Alekhine is a favourite among creative players such as Nigel Short, Vassily Ivanchuk and Hikaru Nakamura.

    By studying the most important games and also drawing upon his own experience in the opening, Taylor constructs a practical repertoire for Black, ideal for the modern-day player. All the key tactical and positional ideas for both players are covered, and crucial move-order nuances are highlighted. This book provides everything you need to know to play the Alekhine with confidence.

    * A dynamic repertoire for Black
    * Provides answers to all of White's possibilities
    * Ideal for improvers, club players and tournament players.

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    Product Details

    ISBN 9781857446234
    Manufacturer Everyman Chess
    Author(s) Tim Taylor
    Pages 285 Pages
    Publication Date May 18, 2010
    Notation Type AN - Algebraic
    Book Edition N/A