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The Two Knights Defence is the most exciting chess opening known to man and literally brims over with sacrifices and beautiful combinative ideas. Despite intensive invesitagtion by theoreticians it has lost none of its relevance and continues to be played at the highest levels of them odern game.
From the outset Black offers the sacrifice of the pawn, the consequences of which are a matter of heated controversy. White can also choose to play in gambit style if he so wishes or try to hold on to the material by hook or by crook.
Leads to tremendously exciting combinative play
Up to date coverage by two leading experts
Essential reading for anyone who plays open games
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World Junior Champion in 1973, Alexander Beliavsky has been one of the world's top players for the past twenty years. Known as a brilliant and uncompromising player he has won the USSR Championship on several occasions and inlflicted stinging defeats on both Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov.
Adrian Mikhalchishin is an International Grandmaster with a deserved reputation as a theoretical expert. A highly respected writer on chess he compares regularly at the highest levels.
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