Williams: The Killer Dutch
Grandmaster Simon Williams has played the Classical Dutch for over twenty years. It remains his favourite opening and has featured in some of his greatest individual results, including a win over World Championship finalist Boris Gelfand.
In this book, Williams examines the Classical Dutch in great depth. He also presents a complete repertoire for Black with the Dutch Defence, which is based on his own repertoire he has used successfully at grandmaster level for many years. As well as presenting the latest theory and revealing his new ideas in the key lines, Williams highlights the main tactical and strategic ideas for both sides and covers important issues such as move orders. Each chapter includes a series of tests at the end, so that readers are able to assess how well they have understood the main concepts. This books tells you everything you need to know about successfully playing the Classical Dutch.
- A Dutch repertoire against 1 d4, 1 c4 and 1 Nf3
- Written by a world-renowned Classical Dutch expert
- Packed with new ideas and critical analysis
About the Author
1 Ye Olde Faithful: 7...a5
2 The Most Popular Move: 7...Qe8
3 The Modern 7...Ne4
4 New, Fresh and Slightly Dubious
5 White Plays g3 and Bg2: Early Deviations
6 White Avoids Fianchettoing
7 Aggressive Set-ups and Early Gambits
8 Early Deviations: 2 Nc3 and 2 Bg5
9 White Avoids d4 and Adopts an English Set-up
10 White Avoids c4 and d4
A Final Word
Index of Variations
Index of Games
Figurine Notation, 468 Seiten, 2015, kartoniert, englisch.