chess opening essentials volume 2 - Komarov, Djuric & Pantaleoni
This second volume of an accessible primer and reference book about chess openings provides a solid foundation to build your opening repertoire.The book covers all main variations, while important moves and key positions are highlighted in colour, making it user-friendly and easy to follow. It explains the plans and counter-plans for both Black and White with simple, verbal introductions and with a number of illustrated, instructive games.
This book forms part of a four-part series.
Who should read this book?
This book is for players with a rating of 1800 and less. For beginners, this book sets out to develop a solid understanding of fundamental opening play, gives casual players the ability to choose the opening that suits their style and taste, and is a tool for club players to test and review their opening repertoire.
Beginning and improving chess players should get this powerful book before they buy any other chess opening book. It is a reference book to which advanced players keep returning.