By John Donaldson, Philip Peterson
This new version of A Strategic commencing Repertoire is either revised and accelerated. The traces provided right here – according to 1. Nf3, 2.c4 and 3.g3 – will serve a participant good all through his profession as they're in accordance with strong positional rules with an emphasis on figuring out instead of memorizing.
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A Strategic Opening Repertoire by John Donaldson, Philip Peterson