Play the English!
An Active Opening Repertoire for White
By (author) Craig Pritchett
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Play the English! by Craig Pritchett
Book DescriptionThe English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics. In "Play the English", Craig Pritchett provides an active repertoire for White, offering answers to Black's key defences both in the main lines and sidelines. Drawing upon his wealth of experience in this opening from both sides of the board, Pritchett highlights the positional and tactical ideas for White and Black, and the subtle move-order nuances so important in the modern game. This book contains all you need to know to play the English with confidence in your own games.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781857445459
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Everyman Chess
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publish Date: 6-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Craig Pritchett
Steinitz: Move by Move, Paperback (September 2015)
Craig Pritchett leads you through an unforgettable learning experience that builds on the extraordinary life and games of the first World Chess Champion Wilhelm Steinitz.
Chess Secrets: Great Chess Romantics, Paperback (April 2013)
Craig Pritchett chooses and examines five chess legends, whose spirit expresses a commitment to the discovery and revelation of truth and beauty on the chessboard.
Chess for Rookies, Paperback (July 2009)
Helps readers learn how to play and win at chess. This work also helps you: learn about the chessboard and how the pieces move; learn the relative strengths of the chessboard forces; master basic chess tactics and strategies; get on top of trickier ideas such as castling and en passant; and, develop your opening, middlegame and endgame skills.
Starting Out: Sicilian Scheveningen, Paperback (September 2006)» View all books by Craig Pritchett
The Scheveningen is an uncompromising and flexible variation of Black's most popular defence to 1 e4, the Sicilian. This book takes a different look at this famous opening. The early moves and ideas are introduced and care is taken to explain the reasoning behind them.
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Author Biography - Craig Pritchett
Craig Pritchett is an International Master and a former Scottish Champion who has represented his country on top board at numerous Chess Olympiads. He is currently Schools Chess Development Director for Chess Scotland. This is his second book for Everyman Chess; the first was Starting Out: Sicilian Scheveningen.
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