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Starting Out - Dutch Defence

Product Code: B0006EM


Publisher: Everyman Chess
Author: Neil McDonald
Year of Publication: 2005

Pages: 172
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book DescriptionThe Dutch Defence is an ambitious and underrated counter to the queen's pawn opening. With his very first move Black creates an asymmetrical pawn structure, thus unbalancing the position from a very early stage and allowing both White and Black players to fight for the initiative. Black also has many options within the Dutch Defence, from the ultra-solid Stonewall formation through to the fluid Classical System and the dynamic Leningrad Variation.

In this user-friendly book, Grandmaster Neil McDonald goes back to basics, studying the fundamental principles of the Dutch Defence and its many variations. Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.

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ISBN 1857443772
Manufacturer Everyman Chess
Author(s) Neil McDonald
Pages 172 Pages
Publication Date Jan 1, 2005
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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