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The Ruy Lopez RevisitedThe Ruy Lopez Revisited.
Type: BOOKS. Detail: Sokolov, I. Product Code: 9789056912970.
Category: 1 E4 OPENINGS. Publisher: New in Chess.
Retail Price: AUD $39.95 (includes GST)
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The Ruy Lopez Revisited contains, among MANY other things, in depth but highly accessible analysis of the Jaenisch Gambit: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5.In this ground breaking book, one of todays greatest Ruy Lopez experts, Ivan Sokolov, presents a practical opening guide with a wide repertoire for black players who want to play for a win.Besides the Jaenisch this book brings you, the Delayed Jaenisch: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 f5, the Cozio Variation: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Ne7, the Smyslov Variation: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 g6, the Bird Variation: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4 and the Classical Variation: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Bc5. The Ruy Lopez (or Spanish Opening) is one of the oldest and most important chess openings, popular with amateurs as well as professional players. Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov presents bold, but very playable, offbeat weapons for Black, as well as dynamic new ideas and refutations in many mainline variations, for both Black and White. An accessible and inspirational book by world famous Ivan Sokolov who, in his rich career, has beaten world champions Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand. Softback 272 pages. Dimensions 175 x 238 x 17mm, 567g
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