Mayhem in the Morra

    1... c5 Wiped Off the Map! - Sicilian Refuted!

    Mayhem in the Morra
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    Publication Date: July 1, 2012
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 360 Pages

    Book Description

    Mayhem in the Morra offers a complete fighting repertoire for White against the Sicilian with 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3. The Morra Gambit is a popular weapon at club level, but can it be effective at GM level? Marc Esserman believes so and he has 2700-rated scalps to back up his view.

    Esserman is the world's leading expert on the Morra Gambit and he shares all his secrets and many novelties in a lively witty style. The Morra leads to exciting gambit play, so some players decline the offer with 3...Nf6 - Esserman also shows how White can attack this cautious defence.

    Don't be afraid of the Sicilian - unleash Mayhem in the Morra!

    • A complete anti-Sicilian repertoire
    • Ideal for attacking players
    • Hundreds of novelties and improvements

    About the Author(s)

    Marc Esserman is an IM from the USA who has played and analysed the Morra Gambit for most of his life.

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