Starting Out: Sicilian Grand Prix Attack.
c/o The Globe Pequot Press
PO Box 480, Guilford, CT 06437
9781857445473, $24.95, www.everymanchess.com, 1-800-243-0495
Even in an age of video and computer games, chess still continues to be one of the most popular and challenging of the gaming pastimes and enjoys a world wide enthusiasm as evidenced by a proliferation of chess clubs, organizations, and tournaments. "Starting Out: Sicilian Grand Prix Attack" by British Grandmaster Gawain Jones focuses specifically on the Grand Prix Attack as one of White's most aggressive options with respect to traditional Sicilian opening move. Illustrative, step-by-step examples provide the aspiring chess student with everything necessary to employ this opening, complete with key moves for both players, along with discussion of the underlying rationales of the moves themselves. "Starting Out: Sicilian Grand Prix Attack" covers all the main lines after 2 Nc3 and 3 f4; as well as featuring informed and informative chapters on the currently fashionable 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Bb5 moves. One of the newest titles in the extensive and prestigious Everyman Chess series, "Starting Out: Sicilian Grand Prix Attack" is especially recommended reading for novice chess students, as well as players seeking to improve their tournament game performance.
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|Date:||May 1, 2008|
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