Summary and Info
Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black’s most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the Alekhine Defence. This is a sharp, creative opening in which Black attacks from the very beginning, luring White’s central pawns forward in the expectation of destroying them later on. In this book Taylor constructs a practical repertoire for Black, ideal for the modern-day player. All the key tactical and positional ideas are covered and important move-order nuances are highlighted. This book provides everything you need to know in order to play the Alekhine with confidence.
More About the Author
Timothy Taylor (born 1963) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. The Blue Light Project, his most recent novel, was published in 2011.