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The Ultimate Tarrasch Defense

CD-box, Pickard.

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Here's the kind of opening you've got to love - invented and promoted by a lone pioneer, against all norms of "sound play" in his day. Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch believed in free and easy play for his pieces, in rapid development, and was unwilling to patiently defend the Orthodox Queen's Gambit. Therefore, in answer to 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3, Tarrasch played 3...c5! to open the game immediately. No crouching on the first three ranks, no maneuvering to make a "liberating" advance late in the opening - each piece will be brought at once to it's best square, and Black will own the center! What could be better?

Get complete coverage of the Tarrasch Defense like never before!

  • A giant database of 15,580 games - over 300 annotated!
  • Six text documents to guide you through the opening
  • Massive opening key with 814 classification positions
  • Full PGN & CTG files, plus an Acrobat e-Book of Tarrasch theory
  • Rare photos of Tarrasch, plus a special contribution by Raymond Keene
  • HTML Opening Reports - only your browser needed!
  • 40 audio clips in a separate multi-media Introduction database
  • And much, much more!

Language English
Author Schiller, Eric
Publisher Pickard
Medium CD PC
Width 9 cm
Height 92 mm
ISBN-10 188684643X
Binding CD-box

The Ultimate Tarrasch Defense