Modern Chess Openings: 12th Edition (MCO 12)

3.93 avg rating
( 279 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780679141068: Modern Chess Openings: 12th Edition (MCO 12)

Some shelf and edge wear, light pen marks. Owner's stamp on first page. most pages are clean and binding is tight. Solid Book.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Modern Chess Openings, better known in the chess world as MCO, has been called "the chess player's bible" since it was first produced by Walter Korn almost 60 years ago. With this 13th incarnation, Korn took the role of editor and put the update in the capable hands of International Grandmaster Nick De Firmian. The result is MCO-13, a grander, fully revised and greatly expanded version of this classic work. One important and welcome update over earlier editions is the incorporation of algebraic notation, making the book useful to a wider range of readers. The in-depth analysis of all the major chess openings currently in use--and several minor ones--is based on their use and performance in every major tournament game for several years prior to publication. Even popular old openings, such as the Vienna Game and Two Knights Defense, and tricky offenses such as the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit and "Fried Liver" Attack are given detailed attention. The book is divided into five major segments covering symmetrical King's Pawn openings, semi-open King's Pawn defenses, Queen's Pawn openings, Indian Defense systems, and flank openings. MCO-13 belongs on the shelf of every serious chess enthusiast.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Walter Korn
Published by David McKay (1986)
ISBN 10: 0679141065 ISBN 13: 9780679141068
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description David McKay, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110679141065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Korn, Walter
Published by David McKay
ISBN 10: 0679141065 ISBN 13: 9780679141068
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description David McKay. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0679141065 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1978363

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Walter Korn
Published by David McKay (1986)
ISBN 10: 0679141065 ISBN 13: 9780679141068
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description David McKay, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0679141065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 89.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds