Playing 1.e4 – French Defence & Sicilian Sidelines


Categories: , Publisher: Quality ChessRelease Date: May 2018Contents: 384 pages

In the second of three volumes, GM John Shaw turns the analytical spotlight on the French Defence, advocating his own favorite weapon for White, the Tarrasch Variation. The final part of the book begins the mammoth task of tackling the Sicilian Defence, by considering a number of rare but tricky options available to Black in this opening.