The Grunfeld Defence is a dynamic and popular counterattacking weapon for Black against queen's pawn openings. Former World Champion Bobby Fischer and current world number one Garry Kasparov head a long list of grandmasters that have utilised this opening with continued success. In this book, grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Nigel Davies explains the key ideas and tactics for both White and Black. Using illustrative games, Davies guides the reader through both the fashionable main lines and the tricky side variations, and provides his opinion on all the crucial questions arising from this opening.
*Up-to-date coverage of one of Black's most important defences
*Strategies and tactics revealed for both sides
*Written by an experienced chess teacher and author
Nigel Davies is both an experienced grandmaster and chess trainer. A former British Open Quickplay Champion, Davies is an author of several successful chess books and is highly experienced in chess publishing. This is his second book for Everyman Chess; his first was Alekhine's Defence.
About the Author
Grandmaster Nigel Davies is an experienced chess teacher and a former British Open Quickplay champion. Nigel is an author of several successful chess coaching books and highly experienced in chess publishing.
Grandmaster and renowned chess teacher Nigel Davies provides an in-depth study of one of the most fashionable openings in chess; the Grünfeld provides the battleground for many top grandmasters, including Gary Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik.