Chess Developments - The Pirc

Chess Developments - The Pirc
img
Our Price: $26.95

Catalog Product Code: B0349EM

*Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
In Stock Ready To Ship
Share product with a friends & opponents!
img img img img
Publication Date: August 21, 2012
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 248 Pages

Book Description

Chess Developments is a brand new series providing state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas. It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires.

The Pirc is an ambitious counter-attacking weapon against 1 e4. Black allows White to build an imposing centre before striking back and attacking it with pieces and pawns. If Black's strategy is successful White's centre can be blown away, but if Black fails he runs the risk of being overrun.

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.

About the Author(s)

Dr James Vigus is a FIDE Master and a former British Junior Champion. His first book for Everyman Chess, The Pirc in Black and White, was hailed by reviewers as an outstanding work.

Related Products

  • EBOOK - The Modern Defense - Move by Move
    A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
    The Modern Defence is an ambitious, counter-attacking choice for Black which can be played against all mainline openings. In typical hypermodern style, Black allows White to occupy the centre and then undermines this centre by attacking it with pawns and pieces. In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the key variations of the Modern Defence. He shares his experience and knowledge, presents a repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions.
    img

    EBOOK - The Modern Defense - Move by Move

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
    Catalog Code: E- B0369EM
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Mastering Rook vs. Minor Pieces
    Short Description for Mastering Rook Versus Minor Pieces - CB0016XX
    img

    Mastering Rook vs. Minor Pieces

    Catalog Code: CB0016XX

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price: $4.98


  • Gambit Guide to the Torre Attack
    An Easy-To-Learn Opening System with Real Practical Sting
    The Torre Attack is a very attractive system for White as it allows him/her to set the agenda from the outset, preventing many counterattacking systems. It has quick-strike potential if Black is careless or unfamiliar with the subtleties.
    img

    Gambit Guide to the Torre Attack

    An Easy-To-Learn Opening System with Real Practical Sting
    Catalog Code: B0082GB

    Regular Price: $22.95

    Special Price: $11.48


  • SHOPWORN - Chess For Rookies
    Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
    Chess for Rookies is a fun-to-read, leisurely, yet well-paced guide. Assuming no prior knowledge of the game, Craig Pritchett takes the beginner on a journey through the crucial basics. Mixing instruction and good humour, this book is an ideal way to learn how to play and win at chess.
    img

    SHOPWORN - Chess For Rookies

    Learn To Play, Win and Enjoy!
    Catalog Code: SWB0279EM

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price: $11.00


  • 500 English Miniatures
    Author Bill Wall presents another in his popular series of miniature games - games completed in 25 moves or less - this time in the English Opening. His compilation includes games involving Grandmasters as well as wood pushers. These collections have proven to be valuable to players who wish to see typical mistakes and how they are punished. But many readers simply find these games very entertaining. Quick victories have always been popular for light reading - the thrust of a quick mating attack or win has a certain attraction. Bill Wall adds light notes to illustrate better lines, or the continuation when an early resignation leaves it not too obvious how material will be lost or mate will follow.
    img

    500 English Miniatures

    Catalog Code: CB0094RB
    Our Price: $5.95

  • US Chess Championship - 3RD EDITION
    1845-2011
    This thoroughly updated and revised edition of the highly acclaimed 1986 reference work provides a definitive history of all championship events in the United States through 2011. Both the games and the occasions are covered in depth, including biographical details, descriptive settings, anecdotes, tournament drama, unusual games, and grandmaster analysis.
    img

    US Chess Championship - 3RD EDITION

    1845-2011
    Catalog Code: B0009MF
    Our Price: $39.95

  • Checkmate for Children
    Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
    Beginners of all ages will win more games after studying this easy-to-follow book. This isn't another random collection of puzzles, but a systematic course that teaches you how to checkmate your opponent. Experienced chess coach Kevin Stark explains elementary mating patterns in all the important positions and provides many tests to see if you have really mastered the technique.
    img

    Checkmate for Children

    Mastering the Most Important Skill in Chess
    Catalog Code: B0091NIC

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price: $7.48


  • Winning with the King's Gambit - Decline - VOLUME II
    When you play 1.e4 e5 2.f4, you hope your opponent plays 2..exf4 where you can blow him off the board. But there is quite a bit to know about the King's Gambit Declined if Black does not play the Accepted Variation. This Volume 2 covers all Declined variations from the Classical Defense, Counterattacking 2..Nf6, Falkbeer, and all others. With the two volumes, you can play the Romantic King's Gambit, an opening for adventurers.
    img

    Winning with the King's Gambit - Decline - VOLUME II

    Catalog Code: CB0080CD

    Regular Price: $9.95

    Special Price: $4.98


  • How to Play the Fischer-Sozin Attack in the Najdorf Sicilian in Chess
    This edition is updated in April 2012 and provides complete analysis and the most recent games in this important line.
    img

    How to Play the Fischer-Sozin Attack in the Najdorf Sicilian in Chess

    Catalog Code: B0129IS
    Our Price: $19.95

  • Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 5
    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Readers of this series can ignore large areas of the ever expanding chess opening theory. They can concentrate on these surprising ideas, because SOS variations deviate very early from the regular lines in mainstream openings. Ideal for players who don't have enough time to keep abreast with main line theory.
    img

    Secrets of Opening Surprises - VOLUME 5

    No Time to Study Opening Theory? Shock Your Opponent with an SOS!
    Catalog Code: B0005SOS
    Our Price: $21.95

Tell us what you think about this item!
lb