First Steps: The Queen's Gambit by Andrew Martin

By Andrew Martin

The Queen’s Gambit is likely one of the nice classical openings. all of the global champions and elite gamers have performed this commencing – such a lot of them for either sides.

In this booklet the hugely skilled trainer foreign grasp Andrew Martin explains the fundamental rules in the back of all of the various diversifications you could come upon after 1 d4 d5 2 c4. This contains the classical defences (such because the Orthodox, the Lasker and the Slav) in addition to the unusual and beautiful (such because the Albin Counter-Gambit, the Hennig-Schara Gambit and Marshall's Defence).

First Steps is a brand new commencing sequence and is perfect for bettering avid gamers who wish easy and simple causes. First Steps emphasizes:

* the fundamental principles
* the elemental strategies
* the major methods and traps

First Steps books are dependent round rigorously chosen instructive video games which exhibit precisely what each side are attempting to accomplish. there's adequate thought to permit the bettering participant to familiarize yourself with the hole with out feeling crushed. to be able to soak up a brand new beginning, First Steps is the right position to start.

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