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Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines (hardcover) by John Shaw

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Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines (hardcover) by John Shaw

Post  jiri on Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:20 am

Playing 1.e4 - Sicilian Main Lines (hardcover) by John Shaw

In this, the last of three volumes on 1.e4, GM John Shaw completes his state-of-the-art White repertoire by tackling the biggest challenge of all: the main lines of the Sicilian Defence. Just like the other two books in the series, this book is based upon a foundation of tried and tested main lines, boosted by a number of innovative suggestions that will cause no end of trouble to your opponents.

Including the Dragon, Taimanov, Sveshnikov and concluding with the nefarious Najdorf, this book provides everything you need to face all the major Sicilian systems with confidence.

John Shaw is a grandmaster and three-time Scottish Champion.

ISBN: 978-1-78483-073-1
456 pages - Published 30 May 2018

Review of the author’s previous work:

“A fantastic publication that is clearly the result of a tremendous amount of work by Shaw, for which he deserves immense credit.”
GM David Smerdon, ChessVibes, reviewing The King’s Gambit

"Overall, this book offers a wealth of new, fresh ideas and a White repertoire against the Sicilian main variations which personally convinces me more than Parimarjan Negi's work on this complex... Those who are prepared to work through the book conscientiously will certainly achieve many good positions... I highly recommend this book!"

IM Dirk Schuh


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