Starting Out: Alekhine Defence

Starting Out: Alekhine Defence

by John Cox

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Overview

In this easy-to-read guide, openings expert John Cox goes back to basics, studying the essential principles of Alekhine's Defence and its numerous variations. Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips, and warnings to guide improving playe

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857443707
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Series: Starting Out - Everyman Chess Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.86(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

John Cox is a FIDE Master and former junior international. This is his first book for Everyman.

Table of Contents

Bibliography and Acknowledgements4
Introduction5
1Main Line with 4...dxe510
2Main Line with 4...Bg448
3Main Line with 4...g6/4...Nc677
4Exchange Variation with 5...cxd695
5Exchange Variation with 5...exd6114
6The Four Pawns Attack125
7The Chase Variation151
8Other Tries for White163
Index of Variations188
Index of Complete Games191

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In this easy-to-read guide, openings expert John Cox goes back to basics, studying the essential principles of Alekhine's Defence and its numerous variations. Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips and warnings to guide the improving player, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.

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