Slay the Spanish

Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez

Slay the Spanish
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Publication Date: April 12, 2011
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 288 Pages

Book Description

Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents weapons for Black against the hugely popular Spanish Opening, with a repertoire based on the Modern Steinitz Defence. This has justifiably earned a reputation as an important alternative to the main lines, and it's easy to see its appeal. The Modern Steinitz can lead to razor-sharp positions, such as in the Siesta Variation, where one slip by either player could prove to be fatal. But a major attraction of the Modern Steinitz is its flexibility, and Black can also choose to play in a more positional manner. Using illustrative games, Taylor studies in depth the critical main lines, and also what to do if White avoids these. Read this book and be ready to slay the Spanish!

  • Ideas for Black against the Ruy Lopez
  • Up-to-date theory on the sharpest lines
  • Covers plans and strategies for both sides.

About the Author(s)

International Master Timothy Tayloris an experienced tournament player who has enjoyed several notable successes. He is an accomplished chess writer who is renowned for his entertaining and thought-provoking style.

Additional Information

Shopworn No
ISBN 9781857446371
Manufacturer Everyman Chess
Author(s) Timothy Taylor
Pages 288 Pages
Publication Date Apr 12, 2011
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
Popular Collections No
Popular Series No
BOOK - Binding Type No
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Media Mail Eligible Yes

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