Russian International Master Alexander Raetsky draws upon his wealth of experience gained playing on the tough international tournament circuit to supply you with an all-in-one solution to your problems. The reader is provided with a complete repertoire for Black against 1.e4, based on the ever-reliable Sicilian Defense. Lines suggested are dependable and promise Black dynamic counterplay. The variations are also easy to learn: this book is especially useful for players who have neither the time nor inclination to learn reams and reams of the latest opening theory.
Author Alexander Raetsky is a Russian International Master and an experienced competitor on the tournament circuit. He's also a skilled writer and has been a frequent contributor to the famous Russian magazine 64 and the internationally renowned publication New In Chess. This is his first book for Everyman.
- A complete defense to 1.e4
- Written by a battle-hardened expert
- Ideas, strategies and tactics discussed for both sides
- 160 Pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Published: 2002
- Notation: Figurine Notation