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Playing the Stonewall Dutch (pb)


328 pages, paperback, Quality, 1. edition 2020

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The Dutch Defence is one of Black’s most combative responses to 1.d4, and the Stonewall is the boldest version of this opening. Black immediately seizes space in the centre and clamps down on the e4-square, laying the foundations for a complicated strategic battle.

Many players believe the Stonewall to be a substandard opening, naively assuming that the e5-outpost and bad light-squared bishop must give White the advantage. GM Nikola Sedlak disagrees, and in Playing the Stonewall Dutch he shares the insights that have helped him to rack up a healthy plus score from Black’s side. In addition to providing a complete repertoire in the main lines of the Stonewall, this book also offers useful guidance on dealing with Anti-Dutch variations and various move-order subtleties.

GM Nikola Sedlak is a former Serbian Champion who has won both the EU Individual Open Championship and an Olympiad gold medal. He has played the Stonewall for many years against strong opponents, achieving excellent results.

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Weight 610 g
Manufacturer Quality
Width 17 cm
Height 24 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2020
Author Nikola Sedlac
Language English
Edition 1
ISBN-13 978-1-78483-109-7
Pages 328
Binding paperback

004 Key to Symbols used & Bibliography

005 Preface

007 Introduction

021 1) Avoiding the Fianchetto

057 2) Fianchetto with Bf4

081 3) 7.Nbd2 & 7.Ne5

105 4) 7.Nc3

119 5) 7.b3

161 6) 5.Nh3

207 7) The Flexible Stonewall

231 8) The Aggressive Stonewall

251 9) Move Orders

287 10) 1.c4 & 1.Nf3

309 11) Exercises

316 Variation Index

321 Game Index

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