Alekhine's Defence

Alekhine's Defence

by Nigel Davies

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Alekhine's Defence is a sharp and often underrated counter to 1 e4. Black immediately challenges the white e-pawn and tries to lure White into constructing a big central position. Black's hope is that White's central installations will become unweildy and vulnerable to a middlegame counter-attack. However, Alekhine enthusiasts must always be careful - get it wrong and White will come crashing through! Whether you want to play the Alekhine, or want to know what to do against it as White, this book will be an essential addition to your armoury.
* Up-to-date coverage of a dynamic counter-attacking opening
* Written by one of England's leading chess coaches
* An ideal battle manual for club and tournament players

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857442533
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 01/30/2002
Series: Everyman Chess
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

International master Andrew Martin is an experienced chess coach and author of numerous chess books. His clear style and lucid explanations make his books accessible to players of all strengths.

Table of Contents

1Classical with 4...[Bishop]g47
2Classical Kengis System: 4...dxe5 5 [Knight]xe5 g625
3Classical with 4... dxe5 5 [Knight]xe5: 5...[Knight]d7 and 5...c642
4Classical Divergences: 4...c6, 4...[Knight]c6 and 4...g658
5Exchange Variation with 5...cxd677
6Exchange Variation with 5...exd693
7Four Pawns Attack: Main Line105
8Four Pawns Attack: Divergences117
9The Chase Variation132
10Other Lines142
Index of Complete Games157

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