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Starting Out: Queen's GambitStarting Out: Queen's Gambit.
Type: BARGAINS. Detail: Shaw, J. Product Code: 1857443047.
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The Queens Gambit is one of the most popular and fundamental chess openings of all time and it has been the battleground for countless worldclass encounters throughout the history of chess. Adherents include a long list of World champions, including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, and Vladimir Kramnik. With his first two moves, Black creates a super strong foothold in the centre, one that is incredibly difficult to break down. In this book, John Shaw revisits the basic principles behind the Queens Gambit and its many variations. Throughout this easy to read guide readers are aided by a wealth of notes, tips, and warnings from the author, while key strategies, ideas, and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated. This book is ideal for the improving player. Softback, 144 pages. Dimensions 171 x 241 x 13.21mm.
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