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    A Complete Guide to the Grivas Sicilian

    4... Qb6 - A Subtle and Reliable System for Black Explained in Detail

    Product Code: B0052GB


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Efstratios Grivas
    Year of Publication: 2005

    Pages: 144
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)

    Book Description

    This book is in every way a definitive guide: Efstratios Grivas provides the inside story on a variation of the Sicilian Defence that he has worked for more than 20 years to perfect, and which rightly bears his name. The Grivas Sicilian (1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Qb6) has proved itself sound and reliable in practice, but is also far less well investigated than most Sicilian systems. This gives it an extra sting in practice, which readers will be able to use to their advantage over the board - it is most unlikely that their opponents will have a well-worked-out response ready. The Grivas Sicilian generally leads to positions akin to the Scheveningen, but with some subtle differences. Grivas explains these subtleties at length, helping readers to exploit all their chances to seize the initiative.

    Grandmaster Efstratios Grivas lives in Athens and is also a Senior FIDE Trainer, International Arbiter and Organizer. He has represented his country on a great many occasions, winning an individual gold medal at the 1989 European Team Championship and an individual silver medal at the 1998 Olympiad. He is a federal trainer and an experienced writer.

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    Product Details

    ISBN 9781904600367
    Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
    Author(s) Efstratios Grivas
    Pages 144 Pages
    Publication Date Jan 1, 2005
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
    Book Edition N/A

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