French Defence 3Nd2 (Batsford Chess Book) [Lev Psakhis] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The theory behind the French Defense has. book on the French by grandmaster Lev Psakhis from the “Complete. understand not just of the French Defense, but of chess in general. Lev Borisovich Psakhis is a naturalised Israeli chess grandmaster, trainer and author. Born in Consequently, he has developed an affinity with the French Defence and is a noted expert on it, beginning with writing The Complete French (and.

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He has also represented his adopted country at the Chess Olympiad seven times between and Nd2 TarraschVol.

Views Read Edit View history. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Social responsibility Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? In fact, by learning actual variations in the right way, you develop a better understanding – then you might forget the specific moves, but the understanding will remain.

Here, instead of analysis by some IM with Houdini, you have a very strong player’s selection of the critical lines, leaving it up to you to decide what to play. His previous books for Batsford include The Complete French and The Complete Benoni, as well as the three former volumes in the present series: Somehow I find it unaesthetic to play the King’s Indian against 1.

You don’t get paid a huge amount, even if you publish a book, so you need to just get it done relatively quickly. I think some of the more recent opening books are a little too commercial.

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I find it interesting that the players of the sixties, seventies, and psakhhis could play the opening quite well despite the difficulties with gaining information.

Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I haven’t really bought many recently-published opening books, but sometimes when I have found myself in a book store a new book store, i.

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Batsford, March 28. Additionally, I know that people doing chess analysis for publication ddefence be a little bit careless. Thus, for me – personally – books more like The Complete French would be reasonable nowadays, if I were just learning an opening. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. I think this book helped to shape my early understanding of the French. ,ev makes Biblio different? At the European Team Chess Championshiphe was first a member of the Soviet team at Plovdiv inwhen he won individual and team gold medals.

9780713488418 – French Defence 3Nc3 Bb4 by Lev Psakhis

Posting only a modest score however, he psakhs to progress to the Candidates stage of the competition. To be perfectly frank, Book is in excellent condition; pages are clean and unmarked and spine is intact. It can occasionally be seen in the games of Vaganian, Rogers and Kovacevic, but it is only Drasko, an International Master from Yugoslavia, who risks playing this way constantly.

Nowadays I only play it occasionally. Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them! Born in Siberiahe is also a two-time former champion of the Soviet Union.


An enthusiastic devotee of the French Defence for over 20 years now, Psakhis remains strictly psakhks in his judgements, so whether you play the French for White or Black, this is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available today.

Stars are assigned as follows: Sokolov-Vaganian Biel IZ 1. I would much rather see what strong players actually trusted enough to play on the board. I also wanted to use the opportunity to discuss opening books in general.

Following on from defehce survey of the “Winawer Variation” Volume 3the author here psakjis Black’s alternative responses to 3 Nc3. Your order is also backed by our In-Stock Guarantee! When you place your order through Biblio, the seller will ship it directly to you. Nc6 This move is far from new. Yes, there are no special diagrams with arrows showing the pawn structure and summaries such as “Black should attack the base of the pawn structure by An Excerpt I am not going to type out reams of variations from some opening lines, and you probably don’t want to read them without context.

Additionally, I find some of the explanations by the authors to be kind of tiresome. Mar 20, ,