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How to Play Against 1. d4 - Richard Palliser
Paperback, 192 pages
Finding a suitable defence to 1 d4 is never an easy task, especially if you don't have endless time available to study the latest theoretical developments. If you choose fashionable openings, it's often a necessity to keep pace with modern theory if you want to succeed with Black.
Those unwilling to become slaves to opening theory need not fear - this book provides a solution. Richard Palliser advocates the Czech Benoni, a simple, low-maintenance but effective opening in which the understanding of ideas and tactics far outweighs the necessity to memorize moves. The lines he selects are very easy to learn and play. Read this book and you will be ready to meet 1 d4 with confidence.
- A complete repertoire against 1 d4
- Cover key positional and tactical ideas for both sides
- Ideal for improvers, club players and tournament players
Richard Palliser is an International Master and a former British Rapidplay Champion. He has already established a reputation as a skilled and prolific chess writer; previous works for Everyman Chess include Starting Out: Sicilian Najdorf and Beating Unusual Chess Openings, both of which were warmly received by the critics and chess public alike.