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The Modern Defense

Product Code: CB0109CD

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Publisher: Chess Digest
Author: Hall & Smith
Year of Publication: 1994

Pages: 140
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book Description The Modern Defense is characterized by the moves 1..g6 and 2..Bg7. White can start out with 1.e4, then after 1..g6 play 2.d4 or 1.d4 g6 2.e4. If White does not occupt the center, Black continues developing along the paths given. A great attraction of this system is that it is universal, it can be played against any White first move. It is written from both the White and Black sides. Over the last several decades dozens of the world's top GM's(such as Seirawan, Timman, Miles, Christiansen, Hort, Vaganian, Nunn, Ljubojevic, and Tal among others) have adopted this mercurial fighting defense. 

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Product Details

ISBN 9780875682471
Manufacturer Chess Digest
Pages 140 Pages
Publication Date Jan 1, 1994
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
Book Edition N/A

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