The Sniper

    Play ...g6, ....Bg7 and ...c5!

    The Sniper
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    Publication Date: March 15, 2011
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 176 Pages

    Book Description

    The Sniper is a dynamic and universal opening weapon for Black which can be used against all mainline openings. Black's system of development with ...g6 and ...Bg7 initially allows White to occupy the centre but, in true hypermodern style, Black strikes back immediately with ...c5. The Sniper can lead to original or barely-known positions in which Black can strive for the initiative. It's also rich in move-order possibilities, with potential transpositions into Sicilian, King's Indian or Benko-type positions.

    FIDE Master Charlie Storey has spent years refining his favourite opening, successfully testing it out against players of all levels. In this book he reveals all his secrets, recommends his favourite lines for Black and provides you with everything you need to know about this fascinating opening.

    • A repertoire for Black against 1 e4 and 1 d4
    • Packed full of creative and original ideas
    • Explains typical plans and tactics for both sides.

    Additional Information

    Shopworn No
    ISBN 9781857446432
    Manufacturer Everyman Chess
    Author(s) Charlie Storey
    Pages 176 Pages
    Publication Date Mar 15, 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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