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Starting Out - Sicilian Schveningen

Product Code: B0021EM


Publisher: Everyman Chess
Author: Craig Pritchett
Year of Publication: 2006

Pages: 192
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book DescriptionThe Scheveningen is an uncompromising and flexible variation of Black's most popular defence to 1 e4, the Sicilian. It's a firm favourite of the world's greatest ever chess player, Garry Kasparov, who used it many times in crucial games, including his world championship matches against Anatoly Karpov and Vishy Anand. His success rate against Karpov was so good that the former world champion was forced to abandon his normal first move to avoid it! Black's play in the Scheveningen is based around a solid and resilient pawn structure, a well-defended king and guaranteed counterplay against every white set-up.

In Starting Out: Sicilian Scheveningen Craig Pritchett takes a fresh look at this famous opening. The early moves and ideas are introduced and care is taken to explain the reasoning behind them - something that is often neglected or taken for granted. As with previous works in the popular Everyman Chess Starting Out series, the reader is helped throughout with a plethora of notes, tips and warnings highlighting the vital characteristics of the Sicilian Scheveningen and of opening play in general.

* Written by a renowned Scheveningen expert

* All the main lines are covered

* Ideal for the improving player

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ISBN 9781857444131
Manufacturer Everyman Chess
Author(s) Craig Pritchett
Pages 192 Pages
Publication Date Jan 1, 2006
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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Popular Series Starting Out
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