The 20 chess books that helped me to become a grandmaster. I learned from kindermanns book on the leningrad dutch that elias stein from holland played it first back in. Dismantle the dutch defense with the dangerfield attack. This is where many chess books fall short as they only cover the best move orders and not the typical mistakes that are made by players rated between 1400 2000 and thats where the bulk of rated chess players are. Mar 30, 2009 the dutch defense is chess defense that gives a direct counter attack against whites kingside after white beings with 1. White continues with moves like bg2, nf3, 00, c4, nc3. Adrien demuth the modernized dutch defense isbn 9789492510556 470 pages. Black does not try to preserve a positional balance, but chooses to fight it out. I must say i was impressed by the fact that lami addressed the book of a great gm. If you have experienced this problem, have you ever tried the leningrad variation of the dutch defense. Though three chess engines deep rybka, stockfish and komodo state 4. Probably the most important part of a chess game for the amateur chess player is the opening.
But unlike that book i have decided here to spread out the exercises into the various thinking techniques, rather than focus exclusively on difficulty. Grandmaster viktor moskalenko shakes up the lines of yet another chess opening. No author is more qualified to explore new ideas in the dutch than viktor moskalenko, a renowned champion of dynamic play. I have previously written a book on the theme of defence, practical chess defence. The leningrad dutch is classified as a86a89 in the encyclopedia. For those who have the dutch defense in their repertoire or play against it.
Then lami also begins a theoretical section, however, there is a lack of coverage of some lines every dutch defense player should know. This is what nick defirmian had to say about birds opening, in the 14th edition of modern chess openings. Adrien demuth the modernized dutch defense thinkers. The dutch defense is a fighting chess opening for black against 1. The book publishing program focuses on training manuals, opening theory, chess history and chess entertainment.
It requires a player who is a fierce attacker, and in order to avoid studying a lot of theory in some gambit lines, it requires a player to know the french as well. Explore openings variations and find matching master chess games to study. Im looking for annotated games by top gms featuring the dutch defense. This book helped to launch the open encyclopedia of chess openings oeco project. It aims at counterattacking the white kside in the middlegame. Stop playing into their book david rudel, acclaimed author of zuke em, presents a new system against repertoires based on kside flank defenses e. A new way to fight the stonewall, classical, leningrad and fianchetto variations of a popular. For each chess opening listed here, i have collected won and lost games from modern times played by top chess grandmasters worldwide. From wikibooks, open books for an open world a fighting repertoire against 1. I made chess ebook reader that makes chess books interactive.
The dutch defence by neil mcdonald everyman chess, 2004. The dutch defense is a highly popular opening nowadays with the idea to get a sharp and assymetrical position against 1. I also play the kings indian defense as black against 1. In this book, a wellrespected author provides you with a solid foundation for including the dutch in your repertoire, dealing with almost all the sidelines you could possibly meet after 1. Shop for dutch defense chess books at us chess federation sales. How harikrishna fries 1 e6 written by the indian super gm pentala harikrishna is another new chess opening book on the block and a rarity in that it was released by an active elite grandmaster. Best book with several annotated games by top gms with the.
There are plenty of chess opening books out there not just in our library but enough to fill hundreds of libraries. Ending books soltis chess books positional chess books pdf lev alburt chess books chess activities books efstratios grivas chess books dutch defence chess books. These could be in a book with lots of other nondutch games. Gm williams, likely the biggest theoretical expert on the dutch, with many books written. Apr 30, 2015 today we will be looking at a completely different landscape on the chess board compared to last weeks kings indian structure. The internets oldest and best chess database and community. In this book, three renowned opening experts get together to take a revolutionary look at the dutch defense.
If youre an e4 player and like playing against the sicilian defence play 1. The stonewall is not a specific series of moves so much as a setup, defined by the black pawns on f5, e6, d5, and c6, against. This content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. The highwater mark for the defense occurred in 1951, when both mikhail botvinnik, the world champion, and his challenger, david bronstein, played it in their world championship match. Open a book, send it to analysis just the first time, once finished, doubleclick on any chess diagram in the book and explore it on the analysis board.
At the end you will be rewarded with a new repertoire against 1. Quality chess puzzle book questions of modern chess theory questions of modern chess theory reggio emilia 20072008 revision and exam 1. This book is an excellent introduction to the dutch defense. Dutch defense chess books shop for dutch defense chess books. Click on the link below to start downloading this free ebook. Later on in the chess game, black will look to future his attack on whites kingside. The main line dutch leningrad arrives after the moves 1. This book concentrates on the main winning plans for both sides, giving complete coverage of the dutch defence. This fianchetto of the kb signals whites attempt to control the central squares. While he may not win as many games at first, he will in the long run be amply compensated by acquiring a thorough knowledge of the. The sicilian defense may be the single most common chess opening in modern play. Let erwin lami take you on a fascinating journey to the depth and attractions of this unique opening. We offer the widest selection of dutch defense chess books at the lowest prices with.
A world of chess, its development and variations through centuries and civilizations, by jeanlouis cazaux and rick knowlton, mcfarland, isbn. Whites strategic ideas involve control of the e5square, offering good attacking chances at the expense of slightly weakening his own kingside. Perhaps its time for a change and heres the answer. Jun 14, 2017 one interesting, though often considered dubious, option is to play the staunton gambit with 2. This is done to prove that the dutch stonewall is not an opening one needs to memorize sequence of moves, but just need to understand what to do, when, and why. The leningrad dutch, vladimir malaniuk and petr marusenko, chess stars.
I havent played the leningrad since 1999, and the latest books i ever read on it was a hotpink repertoire book on it from 1996 along with the old green cover book by neil mcdonald from 1998. Chess openings this is a wikipedia book, a collection of wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. In fact the dutch had a bad reputation in general, so they succeeded in convincing me for a while. The final theory of chess is a practical opening guide for correspondence players, an aggressive repertoire for overtheboard players, and a solid foundation for future chess theory to build upon. The diamond dutch, viktor moskalenko, new in chess 2014. Considered one of the worlds foremost chess analysts, writers, and teachers, schiller is internationally recognized for his works on chess. This plugandplay solution is compatible with most 1. The dutch defense was employed regularly in the past by alekhine, larsen, morphy and najdorf. After castling he can play it to h5 via bd7, be8, bh5 and then trade it off for a knight or bishop if possible. It includes pirc defence, nimzoindian defence, sicilian defence, kings indian defence, dutch defence, petrov.
A great collection of free chess ebooks, either digitized or scanned by individuals. The dutch defense is chess defense that gives a direct counter attack against whites kingside after white beings with 1. For a long time, my trainers used to tell me that the dutch defense was quite dubious, and that there were many good ways to meet it and get an advantage with white. It is important to study the openings and know what traps and pitfalls may arise from a. One hundred selected games as i recall doesnt have quite a half dozen and they are all stonewalls. I have not seen this book but understand it is an updated and expanded version of the 2000 book from everyman chess see below. New in chess is a prizewinning publisher of chess books, the yearbook and its flagship periodical.
Yes i know that the book is about the dutch defense to the. Black looks to control the e4square while completely unbalancing the position. Adrien demuth sample pages pdf from the authors preface. Search through more than 3,000 opening lines to find the perfect chess opening for you.
Dutch, leningrad, main variation 1 d4 f5 2 c4 nf6 3 g3 g6 4 bg2 bg7 5 nf3. Book and author year pgs dutch defense by christiansen and silman 1989 1. He is a national and life master of the united states chess federation and holds titles of fide master, international arbiter and international organizer from the world chess federation. If you like playing the english opening with white play q. If you have both books and cannot decide where to start, then this is the place. If you find they are no longer free, kindly notify us immediately through our contact form. The stonewall dutch, a fighting repertoire against 1. We offer the widest selection of french defense chess books at the lowest prices with sameday shipping. For example, in a database of 7256 dutch defense games in which black plays bg7, 1078 games began 1.
It is a proven durable and solid defense played by grandmasters as well. I went through the book with a tournamentsize chess set in front of me, playing through nearly all of the lines and illustrative games. A beginner should avoid the queens gambit and french defence and play open games instead. In this userfriendly book, grandmaster neil mcdonald goes back to basics, studying the fundamental principles of the dutch defence and its many variations. Apr 27, 2015 the killer dutch, by simon williams, everyman chess 2015, paperback, algebraic notation, 468pp. Want to know why i first started looking at the dutch. Zuka a chess opening system for beating the kings indian. You may hardly get to play main lines in the dutch defense. Im sure these titles will keep chess enthusiasts occupied for quite a while. Birds opening or the dutch attack is a chess opening characterised by the move. The dutch defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves. A useful pamphlet to print out that offers students an introduction to the dutch, including the stonewall. It includes pirc defence, nimzoindian defence, sicilian defence. There have been a couple of books on the leningrad, but i would be the wrong one to ask about it.
Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated. The dutch stonewall for example is useful to learn as a stonewall structure may appear out of other openings as well. Dutch defence simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But the opening frequently comes about though a variety of other move orders. Keeping the balance between a solid position and having decent winning chances is very difficult.
Dutch defense chess books shop for dutch defense chess. This way you can learn successful chess lines related to a particular chess opening system. At the amateur level, most games are won or lost in the opening through mistakes or falling in a book trap. For chess openings that are not sound, i use this woodcolored board below. Edward is a freelance writer with 8 years experience writing for the spruce, and a first place winner of the world open. We offer the widest selection of dutch defense chess books at the lowest prices with sameday shipping. Are the tonnes of theoretical lines overwhelming for you sometimes. This video shows the top 10 defences for black in chess.823 1433 489 1419 1235 186 1265 164 1242 1450 625 535 1285 1515 702 376 1486 795 920 462 565 918 1178 1250 484 491 1364 500 981 51 1425 1215 77 1207 402 440 8 297