Classical Dutch

Classical Dutch

by Jan Pinski

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Overview

The Classical Dutch is an ambitious and underrated defence to queen's pawn openings. With his first few moves Black creates an asymmetrical pawn structure which unbalances the position from a very early stage, allowing both white and black players to fight for the initiative. Now, for the first time in recent history, International Master Jan Pinski delves into the secrets of the Classical Dutch, studying both the positional motives and tactical nuances for both sides. He deals with the theoretical main lines as well as the crafty side variations, updating the reader on all the new important wrinkles.

*Written by an openings expert
*Up-to-date coverage of a dynamic opening
*Full explanations on all the crucial tactical and positional themes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857443073
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Series: Everyman Chess
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

International Master Jan Pinski is a young and talented player from Poland, who is also well regarded as an openings theoretician. This is his second book for Everyman, having co-authored Sicilian Kalashnikov with the Danish International Master Jacob Aagaard.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements7
Introduction9
1 d4 f5 2 c4 e6 3 g3 [Knight]f6 4 [Bishop]g2 [Bishop]e7 5 [Knight]f3 0-0 6 0-0 d6
1Main Line: 7 [Knight]c3 a5 8 b3 [King]e815
2Main Line: 7 [Knight]c3 a5 Eighth Move Alternatives38
3Main Line: 7 [Knight]c3 [King]e8 and 7 [Knight]c3 [Knight]e452
4Main Line: White Plays b2-b483
5Main Line: White Plays [Knight]bd2100
Other Systems
6Systems with [King]c2 and/or e3111
7Systems with [Knight]h3130
8Second Move Alternatives138
Index of Complete Games159

Interviews

The Classical Dutch is an ambitious and underrated defence to queen's pawn openings, which is especially popular at club and tournament levels. In this book, International Master Jan Pinski delves into the secrets of the Classical Dutch for the first time in over ten years.

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