The Samisch King's Indian Uncovered

The Samisch King's Indian Uncovered

by John-Paul Wallace, Eduard Prokuronov

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Overview

The Sämisch King's Indian continues to be one of the fiercely contested openings in chess. White's play is based around an extremely solid centre, and there's the very real possibility of launching a direct attack against the black king; a welcome change because often it is Black who goes gunning for checkmate in the King's Indian. But the Sämisch is flexible too; if White wishes he can instead try to strangle Black with his obvious space advantage. It's these features that have made the Sämisch such a popular weapon for White both at club level and with the world's elite. World Champions Botvinnik, Tal, Petrosian, Spassky, Karpov, Kasparov and Kramnik have all utilized the Sämisch at one time or another, a testimony to the strong reputation of this opening. In this book, opening experts Alexander Cherniaev and Eduard Prokuronov present an up-to-date study of the Sämisch and its many offshoots. Using illustrative games, they look at the traditional main lines, the trendy alternatives and the tricky sidelines, while outlining the typical tactical and positional ideas for both White and Black. A study of this book will allow the reader to begin playing either side of the Sämisch with confidence in his or her own games.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857445404
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 02/12/2008
Series: Everyman Chess Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,131,968
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John-Paul Wallace is an International Master who first hit the headlines when, at the age of seventeen, he became the youngest ever Australian Chess Champion. He has represented Australia at two Chess Olympiads and won the 2003 Australian Open. He is resident in the UK.

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The Sämisch King’s Indian continues to be one of the fiercely contested openings in chess. In this book, opening expert John-Paul Wallace presents an up-to-date study of the Sämisch and its many offshoots. Using illustrative games, he looks at the traditional main lines, the trendy alternatives and the tricky sidelines, while outlining the typical tactical and positional ideas for both White and Black.

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