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1...d6: Move by Move

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Cyrus Lakdawala examines the universal defence 1...d6, constructs an opening repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions in this opening.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 24th 2012 by Everyman Chess (first published January 24th 2011)
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Mar 30, 2012 Manny rated it liked it
A physicist friend was complaining to us the other day about the Higgs field. "It really shouldn't have been named after Higgs," he grumbled. "Two Belgian guys came up with the original idea. But no one could pronounce their names, and Higgs was easy to say." I'm afraid it happens in chess too, as this book will show. There is a seriously underrated defensive system for Black, characterized by the moves 1... d6 and then ...Nf6, ...c6 and usually ... Qa5 or ... Bg4 at some point. It looks odd, bu ...more
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Dec 25, 2015 Michael Anderson rated it it was amazing
This is one of a series of chess opening books, as a group called "move by move", Which use questions and answers to describe opening rationale and variations. This book, in particular, describes an opening I was completely unfamiliar with and am now successfully using fairly often. I really like how these books are laid out. Next time I get interested in learning something new, I will definitely look at this series first.
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