Queen's Gambit Declined - Orthodox Variation

    Queen's Gambit Declined - Orthodox Variation
    img
    Our Price: $14.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0133IS

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: May 15, 2012
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 112 Pages

    Book Description

    The Queen's Gambit Declined has been the workhorse for many if not most of the World Champions.

     

    The well prepared player of the Black pieces can feel secure in the knowledge that the slightest mistake by White can yield full equality and even if White knows all the moves his advantage will be microscopic.

     

    In addition to the standard lines, this book contains a number of interesting suggestions that have never been implemented. This book has been updated with a supplement containing the latest games and grandmaster analysis in 2012.

     

    About the Author(s)

    Eric Schiller (born March 20, 1955 in New York City) is an American chess player, trainer, arbiter and one of the most prolific authors of books on chess in the 20th century. In 1974, Schiller was the Illinois Junior Champion. Schiller played for the University of Chicago team several times at the Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship. He was an organizer of the Hawaii International chess festivals 1994-98 including 1998 US Open California Champion 1995. Later that year, he appeared as a chess adviser for the music group Phish on some of the stops for their "Chess Tour" where they played an ongoing game of two chess moves per tour stop and some "band vs. audience" partial games as part of their stage performance.

     

    Schiller was an arbiter at several notable games and championships including the FIDE World Chess Championship 2000. While Vladimir Kramnik and Garry Kasparov opted not to participate in the event, they had both endorsed Schiller for this sensitive role during the planning stages. As of April 2009, Schiller has a FIDE rating of 2166. He is also an International Arbiter and International Trainer. Schiller's expertise and publications in the Flohr-Zaitsev Variation made him a sought-after expert when Gary Kasparov used that opening at the second game at the World Chess Championship 1990.

     

    Related Products

    • EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Pirc
      In this book, James Vigus examines the most theoretically important and instructive Pirc games since the publication of his highly acclaimed The Pirc in Black and White, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Studying this book will provide you with vital information on a popular opening.
      img

      EBOOK - Chess Developments - The Pirc

      Catalog Code: E-B0349EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Accepted
      In Starting Out: Queen's Gambit Accepted Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik take a fresh look at this famous opening. The early moves and ideas are introduced and care is taken to explain the reasoning behind them, something that is often neglected or taken for granted. As with previous works in the popular Everyman Chess Starting Out series, the reader is helped throughout with a plethora of notes, tips and warnings highlighting the vital characteristics of the QGA and of opening play in general.
      img

      EBOOK - Starting Out - Queen's Gambit Accepted

      Catalog Code: E-B0028EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • EBOOK - Starting Out - The Trompowsky
      The Trompowsky Attack is well known as an ambitious and aggressive opening. Initially an offbeat line favoured by club players, in recent history it has undergone somewhat of a transformation. Thanks to the efforts and innovations of Grandmasters such as Mickey Adams and Julian Hodgson, it has been fine-tuned into a powerful attacking weapon, and today it is seen as an important mainline opening in its own right.
      img

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Trompowsky

      Catalog Code: E-B0296EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Prepare to Attack
      There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
      img

      Prepare to Attack

      Catalog Code: B0317EM
      Our Price: $26.95

    • Lasker's Defense to the Queen's Gambit
      Lasker's Defense to the Queen's Gambit
      img

      Lasker's Defense to the Queen's Gambit

      Catalog Code: CB0064CD

      Regular Price: $6.95

      Special Price: $3.48


    • Silman's Complete Endgame Course
      A Revolutionary Book on Chess Endgames, Designed to Ensure that Players Understand Everything They Need to Know at their Rating Levels, and Prepare them to Advance to the Next Level
      For more than 100 years, the world's leading chess players and teachers have told their students to study the endgame. Now, for the first time, a revolutionary, richly instructive endgame book has been designed for players of all levels. Silman's Complete Endgame Course, by famed writer and player Jeremy Silman, is the one and only endgame book you'll need as you move up the ladder from beginner to strong tournament player and finally to master.
      img

      Silman's Complete Endgame Course

      A Revolutionary Book on Chess Endgames, Designed to Ensure that Players Understand Everything They Need to Know at their Rating Levels, and Prepare them to Advance to the Next Level
      Catalog Code: B0001SI
      Our Price: $24.95

    • EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV
      Fischer
      This book brings together the two greatest names in the history of chess. The author, Garry Kasparov, is the world number one and, by common consent, the greatest player ever. The subject of the book, Bobby Fischer, is the only American to have become world champion and is probably the greatest natural talent the world has ever seen.
      img

      EBOOK - Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors - VOLUME IV

      Fischer
      Catalog Code: E-B0135EM
      Our Price: $29.95

    • The Living Chess Game
      Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14
      >Living chess games have been referenced in works from classic authors such as Lewis Carroll and Kurt Vonnegut; this theater art was also mentioned in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. With The Living Chess Game: Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14, any parent, librarian, teacher, or after-school instructor can successfully stage an educational and entertaining living chess game.
      img

      The Living Chess Game

      Fine Arts Activities for Kids 9-14
      Catalog Code: B0045OB

      Regular Price: $29.95

      Special Price: $14.98


    • Romantic King's Gambit
      Romantic King's Gambit
      img

      Romantic King's Gambit

      Catalog Code: CB0110CD

      Regular Price: $7.95

      Special Price: $3.98


    • The Tarrasch Defense - Move by Move
      The Tarrasch is an ambitious defense to the Queen's Gambit. Black's concept is a fearless one – he willingly accepts an isolated queen's pawn but in return seizes space in the centre and gains freedom of development for all his pieces. In this book, International Master and Tarrasch expert Sam Collins invites you to join him in examining this popular opening and its many variations.
      img

      The Tarrasch Defense - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0390EM
      Our Price: $27.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb