Starting Out: The Queen's Gambit

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The Queen¿s Gambit is one of the most popular and fundamental chess openings of all time and it has been the battleground for countless world-class encounters throughout the history of chess. Adherents include a long list of World champions, including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, and Vladimir Kramnik. With his first two moves, Black creates a super-strong foothold in the center, one that is incredibly difficult to break down. In this book, John Shaw revisits the basic principles behind the Queen's Gambit and its many variations. Throughout this easy-to-read guide readers are aided by a wealth of notes, tips, and warnings from the author, while key strategies, ideas, and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated. This book is ideal for the improving player.

*Written by a seasoned Queen¿s Gambit expert
*All the important lines are covered
*A back-to-basics look at one of the most important openings

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The Queen's Gambit Declined is one of the most popular and fundamental chess openings of all time and it has been the battleground for countless world-class encounters throughout the history of chess. Adherents include a long list of World champions, including Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov and Vladimir Kramnik. With his first two moves, Black creates a super-strong foothold in the center, one that is incredibly difficult to break down. In this easy-to-read book, International Master John Shaw revisits the basic principles behind the Queen's Gambit and its many variations. Throughout this easy-to-read guide the reader is aided by a wealth of notes, tips and warnings from the author, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated. This book is ideal for the improving player.
Written by a seasoned Queen's Gambit Declined expert
All the important lines are covered
A back-to-basics look at one of the most important openings

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International Master John Shaw is a three-time Scottish Champion, who has represented his country at many European Championships and Olympiads. This is his first book for Everyman.

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