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The chigorin defence move by move, Jimmy Liew, Everyman chess, 2018

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The Chigorin Defence (1 d4 d5 2 c4 Nc6) is a dynamic and provocative response to White’s 1 d4. Rather than set out a defensive stall with systems based on moves such as ...e6 and ...c6, Black prefers to initiative immediate piece play in the centre. The benefits of this strategy are that Black’s queenside pieces, which are often difficult to develop in the Queen’s Gambit, participate in the struggle at once. The queen’s knight emerges immediately onto an active square and the path is left free for the c8-bishop to develop freely. Naturally there are also drawbacks as Black will not find it easy to establish a foothold in the centre in the early play.

The Chigorin is a perfect counterattacking weapon and will appeal to players who like to throw opponents onto their own resources at an early stage. Jimmy Liew identifies and analyses the precise moments when specific theoretical knowledge is required and also discussed plans and strategies in the quieter variations.

  • Everything you need to know to play the Chigorin with confidence
  • Emphasis on plans and strategies
  • Written by an expert in the opening
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Information

Tel: +31-206241171

Haarlemmerdijk 173

1013 KH Amsterdam

Email: info@schaakengo.nl

Opening Hours:

Monday          13:00 till 18:00 

Tuesday         10.00 till 18.00

Wednesday    10.00 till 18.00 

Thursday        10.00 till 19.00 

Friday             10.00 till 19.00 

Saturday         10.00 till 18.00 

Sunday           12.00 till 17.00