Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4

    Dealing with the Scandinavian, Pirc, Modern, Alekhine and other Tricky Lines

    Beating Unusual Chess Defences - 1.e4
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    Publication Date: November 11, 2011
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 304 Pages

    Anyone who plays 1 e4 as White must be prepared not only for Black’s main defences but also an assortment of less popular lines. These, when taken together, represent a significant percentage of the replies you can expect to meet when opening 1 e4.

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