Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Opening: Volume 5


Categories: , , Publisher: IndependentRelease Date: January 2018Contents: 213 pages

This book is a collection of games played by the best players in the world in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of brilliant chess tactics, an accumulation of mistakes or blunders.

The chess opening variations in this volume are all the variations of the Sicilian Defense such as
1) Alapin Variation 2 c3​, ​ ​​2) The Grand Prix Attack, ​3) The Closed Sicilians​,​ 4) The Rossolimo ​5) Moscow Attack (2…d6 3 Bb5+) ​,​ ​6) O’Kelly (2…a6), Ultra-Fianchetto (2…g6) and Nimzowitch (2…Nf6) ​ and others​