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    Fundamental Chess Openings (FCO)

    A New One-Volume Guide to All the Chess Openings

    Product Code: B0142GB


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Paul Van Der Sterren
    Year of Publication: 2009

    Pages: 480
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionThe first moves of a chess game define the nature of the whole struggle, as both players stake their claim to the critical squares and start to develop their plans. It is essential to play purposefully and to avoid falling into traps or reaching a position that you don't understand.

    This is not a book that provides masses of variations to memorize. Paul van der Sterren instead offers a wealth of ideas and explanation, together with the basic variations of each and every opening. This knowledge will equip players to succeed in the opening up to good club level, and provide a superb grounding in opening play on which to build a more sophisticated repertoire. The strategies he explains will, unlike ever-changing chess opening theory, remain valid as long as chess is played, and so the time spent studying this book will be rewarded many times over.

    Grandmaster Paul van der Sterren has won the Dutch Championship on two occasions, and in 1993 reached the Candidates stage of the World Chess Championship. He is an internationally renowned chess writer and editor: he was one of the founding editors of New in Chess, for whose Yearbooks he has contributed more than 150 opening surveys.

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    ISBN 9781906454135
    Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
    Author(s) Paul Van Der Sterren
    Pages 480 Pages
    Publication Date Nov 24, 2009
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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