The Italian Game gives both White and Black the opportunity to play either aggressively and in gambit fashion, or in a restrained and positional manner. One of White's most exciting and attacking options is the legendary Evans Gambit, which has been brought back into the limelight in this modern era by such uncompromising players as World number one Garry Kasparov, Alexander Morozevich and England's Nigel Short.
In this book, openings expert Jan Pinski investigates the different strategies and tactics in the Italian Game and Evans Gambit. Using model games for both White and Black, Pinski provides crucial coverage of both the main lines and offbeat variations. This book arms the reader with enough knowledge to play the Italian Game and Evans Gambit with confidence.
Author International Master Jan Pinski is a young and talented player from Poland who is also well regarded as an openings expert. His earlier works for Everyman include The Four Knights and The Two Knights Defense.
- Written by well known opening theoretician
- A useful guide for club and tournament players alike
- All main lines are covered
- 160 Pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Published: 2005
- Notation: Figurative