The Philidor Files: Detailed Coverage of a Dynamic Opening

The Philidor Files: Detailed Coverage of a Dynamic Opening

by Christian Bauer, Christian Bauer

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Overview

The Philidor is a dynamic and underrated answer to White’s most popular opening move, 1 e4. Christian Bauer, himself a renowned Philidor expert, uncovers the secrets behind this intriguing opening. Using his own experience and other top-class Philidor games, Bauer identifies both the critical main lines and the tricky sidelines. He also examines the key tactical and strategic ideas for both White and Black, while highlighting crucial issues such as move-order options – a major weapon for the modern Grandmaster.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857444360
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 02/01/2007
Series: Everyman Chess Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 983,332
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Christian Bauer is a young Grandmaster from France who has a string of tournament successes to his name. He is a former national champion and has represented France in numerous team tournaments, playing top board at the 2000 Istanbul Olympiad.

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Christian Bauer, a renowned Philidor expert, uncovers the secrets behind this intriguing opening. Using his own experience and other top-class Philidor games, Bauer identifies both the critical main lines and the tricky sidelines. He also examines the key tactical and strategic ideas for both White and Black, while highlighting crucial issues such as move-order options – a major weapon for the modern Grandmaster.

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