Starting Out: Slav and Semi-Slav - Flear
About the Starting Out: Slav and Semi-Slav - Flear
They have provided the battleground for thousands of exciting encounters between the world's chess elite, including Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand, Valdmir Kramnik, Alexei Shirov and Alexander Morozevich. Players of all levels are attracted to the Slav and the Semi-Slav because they are solid, dependable defenses that do, however, promise abundant possibilities for dynamic counterplay. In this easy-to- read guide, Grandmaster and openings expert Glenn Flear goes back to basics, studying the essential principles of the Slav and Semi-Slav Defenses and their numerous variations. Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips and warnings to guide the improving player, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
Author English Grandmaster Glenn Flear is one of the most popular professionals on the international tournament circuit. He is an experienced trainer and has coached some of Britain's leading junior players. He also has many chess books to his name. Recent Everyman Chess works include The Ruy Lopez: Main Line and The ...a6 Slav. He is a resident in France.
- User-friendly layout to help readers absorb ideas
- Concentrates on the key principles of the Slav and Semi-Slav
- Ideal for the improving player
- 256 Pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Published: 2005
- Notation: Figurative