Pirc Alert - 2ND EDITION

A Complete Repertoire Against 1. e4

Product Code: B0016LV


Publisher: CIRC
Author: Alburt & Chernin
Year of Publication: 2001

Pages: 448
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)

Book DescriptionDoes a fine job at being thematic while offering enough analysis to satisfy anyone. - Andy Soltis, Chess Grandmaster and legendary Chess Author

Win more games and enjoy chess more as you play and understand it better! Packed with surprise-weapons, Pirc Alert! gives you everything you need to know to defend against White's most popular way of starting the game. Alburt and Chernin explain both the winning ideas as well as the moves of the Pirc Defense, a dynamic system used by the world's chess elite.

The perfect companion to Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course, this book makes use of time-tested educational techniques to make it easy for you to read and remember. The most important principles and positions are highlighted in color. Lesson previews and unique "memory markers" lock in what you've learned. Frequent diagrams allow you to study without a board. Pirc Alert! is the first volume of the brand-new three-volume series, Alburt's Chess Openings, which will give you all the opening knowledge essential to playing this phase of the game like a master. Two-color illustrations throughout.

About the Author: Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time US Champion and former European Champion is one of the world's most sought-after chess teachers, famous for providing aspiring players easy access to master-level ideas. He is the only top-echelon GM to develop time-efficient, maximum-impact lessons for those below master strength.

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ISBN 9781889323190
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Author(s) Alex Chernin, Lev Alburt
Pages 448 Pages
Publication Date Nov 22, 2009
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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