Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall Octavo 0713432144 Paperback Paperback. The Batsford Guide to Chess Openings. Sunned spine. This book is the book for chess players who want, in just one volume, a reliable survey of the openings, in which the emphasis is one explaining ideas rather than listing variations. This guide is designed for the club or junior players, who wants to be shown his way through the maze of modern opening theory, as well as for the improving enthusiast who finds more complex material suited to his ambitions. Both the positional and the combinative styles are catered for. The ideas behind the selected openings are discussed in detail, with important variations illustrated by complete master games. 181 diagrams. 176 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, Reference books, and all types of Academic Literature. )
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