Game, Result, Moves, Year, Event/Locale, Opening. B Friesen vs Psakhis, 0 -1, 34, , HZ Open, C12 French, McCutcheon. J Gunnarsson vs. 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. book on the French by grandmaster Lev Psakhis from the “Complete. understand not just of the French Defense, but of chess in general.

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Are you a frequent reader or book collector? In other projects Wikimedia Commons. White usually replies with psakhs. Batsford in the early nineties. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. As far back as the s, it was played from time to time by that chess innovator, Aron Nimzowitsch. English Choose a language for shopping.

Some of them even have quizzes for the reader, summaries of general “key points” and so on. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. On the other hand, the French is not so susceptible to the winds of theory.

Our Day return guarantee still applies. It is interesting that there are probably plenty of opening books published in which are already out of date, but this book is still reasonably useful.

Nc6 This move is far from new. An enthusiastic devotee of the French Defence for over 20 years now, Psakhis remains strictly objective in his judgements, so whether you play the French for White or Black, this is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available today.


Additionally, Psaihis know that people doing chess analysis for publication can be a little bit careless.

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And most opening books back then simply showed key master-level games in the variation, picked out by a strong player with his assessments.

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. I think this book helped to shape my early understanding of the French. 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 gave this book just four stars for one reason, bit anoying to me – the variations and subvariations are embeded into individual games, which turns some games into real giants by size of it.

Share your thoughts with other customers. His previous books for Batsford include The Complete French and The Complete Benoni, as well as the defennce former volumes in the present series: More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Add to want list.

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Barnes and Noble I have browsed the chess section. In addition to the Steinitz Variation At the European Team Chess Championshiphe was first a member of the Soviet team fench Plovdiv inwhen he won individual and team gold medals. Retrieved from ” https: 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 frnch time.

And that book is been rescedueled for one year for the good reason – because this book is really of very high quality indeed.

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French Defence: Steinitz, Classical and Other Variations

Please try again later. 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 frencch. Over the years, he has assisted in many training programs, dating back to the late s when he worked with Kasparov and Artur Yusupov.