Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

Starting Out: The Pirc/Modern

by Joe Gallagher

Paperback(First Edition)

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These books are perfect for enthusiastic chess players who are starting out in the game, and who are seeking to understand the basic principles behind these important openings: the Pirc/Modern and the Grunfeld. Both books are written in a user-friendly style with an abundance of notes, tips and warnings scattered throughout, while key strategies, ideas, and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
The authors of these books are very skilled and experienced chess writers, who are used to writing for players of all levels and are renowned for their ability to explain ideas in a lucid and straightforward manner.
These books will be especially beneficial to those players who have previously sharpened their chess skills with the earlier books Starting Out in Chess, Tips for Young Players and Improve Your Opening Play.

*User-friendly design to help readers absorb ideas
*Concentrates on the fundamental principles of the openings
*Ideal for the improving player

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857443363
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Series: Starting Out - Everyman Chess Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Joe Gallagher is a Grandmaster and lives in Neuchatel, Switzerland. He plays regularly for the Swiss national team and is a well-respected chess writer.


In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the Pirc/Modern, studying the key principles of its many variations.

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