Starting Out - The French

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    Publication Date: January 1, 2003
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 175 Pages


    Publisher: Everyman Chess
    Author: Byron Jacobs
    Year of Publication: 2003

    Pages: 175
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


    Book DescriptionThe French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich. With his first two moves Black obtains a substantial foothold in the centre, and a structure that is incredibly difficult to break down. In this user-friendly book, International Master Byron Jacobs revisits the basic principles behind the French Defence and all of its variations. Throughout the reader is helped along by a wealth of notes, tips, warnings and exercises. This book is ideal for the improving player.

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