New PDF release: The Cambridge Springs

By Krzysztof Panczyk,Jacek Ilczuk

"A expert attempt the place the authors have made their very own contributions and feature overturned long-held faulty conclusions. i am relatively satisfied giving it 9/10" - GM Glenn Flear, New in Chess

The Cambridge Springs is a well-liked defence to the Queen's Gambit that takes its identify from the recognized event in 1904 within which it was once confirmed in a couple of video games. seeing that then it has turn into firmly validated as a club-player's favorite, considering that Black units a couple of traps and will generate a truly quickly initiative if White fails to reply accurately. numerous international champions have used the Cambridge Springs, such a lot significantly Alekhine and Smyslov, whereas Kasparov has performed it every so often, together with a sensationally quickly victory over Karpov in 1985. It at the moment has an exceptional theoretical recognition and is often performed at grandmaster level.

This is the 1st significant paintings at the Cambridge Springs. The authors mix thorough study with a wealth of unique fabric to provide complete insurance of this combative process. whereas the most physique of the e-book covers either side of the Cambridge Springs, it additionally bargains Black a repertoire opposed to White's substitute thoughts within the Queen's Gambit, crucial of that's the trade Variation.

"the assurance this is very thorough and includes moderate exams and urged advancements. ... The Cambridge Springs is rightly well known at membership point, being unbalancing, relatively effortless to play and in addition jam-packed with a few nasty traps for White to fall into" - Richard Palliser, Chess Moves

Krzysztof Panczyk is a global grasp from Poland, who was once positioned 3rd within the 1991 Polish Championship. Jacek Ilczuk is a sturdy correspondence participant (a semi-finalist within the email international championship) and has labored as a journalist and editor on a working laptop or computer magazine.

"This is a very American beginning. Named after the Western Pennsylvanian lodge the place it used to be validated thrice in 1904, the outlet used to be first performed by way of Emanuel Lasker opposed to Hodges in long island in 1892. Isaac Kashdan performed the Cambridge Springs within the Nineteen Thirties with nice luck, exhibiting a specific fondness for the 2 bishops he might receive within the line 7 Nd2 dxc4. Yasser Seirawan has featured the Cambridge Springs in his repertoire for a few years. because the authors indicate, one of many nice virtues of this establishing is either its solidity and counter-attacking power. ... The Cambridge Springs is that infrequent starting that may be performed through avid gamers of quite a lot of enjoying energy, from membership fanatic to grandmaster. Recommended." - IM John Donaldson, united states crew Captain

"Polish authors Panczyk and Ilczuk express how the hole is still an invaluable weapon within the arms of the black participant who desires to stay away from well-trodden theoretical traces. It remains to be obvious in grandmaster perform, occasionally generating lively tactical results." - Cecil Rosner, Winnipeg loose Press

"The research is either deep and extensive, and the 2 authors have produced a really accomplished overview of the present kingdom of concept during this under-explored version of the Queen's Gambit." - Alan Sutton, En Passant

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