D'Costa: The Sicilian Scheveningen

D'Costa: The Sicilian Scheveningen

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This new series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.

The Sicilian Scheveningen is a popular opening and was a firm favourite of Garry Kasparov, who successfully demonstrated how to gain counterplay and strive for the win from its solid foundations. In this book, Sicilian expert Lorin D’Costa invites you to join him in examining the opening. He highlights the typical plans and tactics for both sides, constructs a practical repertoire for Black and provides answers to all the key questions.

- Essential guidance and training in the Sicilian Scheveningen

- Utilizes an ideal approach to chess study
- Important ideas absorbed by continued practice


Series Foreword



1. Kasparov on the Scheveningen
2. Classical Variation: 6 Be2
3. Keres Attack: 6 g4
4. English Attack: 6 Be3
5. The 6 Bc4 Variation
6. Fianchetto Variation: 6 g3
7. 6 f4 and the Suetin Attack
8. Other Sixth Moves
9. Additional Exercises
10. Solutions to Additional Exercises

Index of Variations

Index of Complete Games

Figurine Notation, 269 Seiten, 2012, kartoniert, englisch.