The Modern Defence leads to sharp and dynamic positions from the very first moves. Black concedes space in the centre with a view to launching a counter-attack based on his powerful bishop fianchetto. When it works, the Modern Defence is truly a spectacular weapon, and this books will show you how you can put it to use in your own games
About the Author
Grandmaster Jon Speelman is a former World Championship semi-finalist and has a reputation as one of the world's most creative players. Grandmaster Neil McDonald has is a highly regarded author and coach. Jon Speelman is author of (among others) Jon Speelman's Best Games and co-author of Batsford Chess Endings. Neil McDonald has written several best-selling books including most recently The King's Gambit (Batsford).