The Philidor Files: Detailed coverage of a dynamic opening by Christian Bauer

By Christian Bauer

The Philidor is a dynamic and underrated resolution to White’s most well liked commencing movement, 1 e4. lately it has received whatever of a cult following among convinced Grandmasters; its supporters contain the French no 1 Etienne Bacrot and the previous ecu Champion Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu. considered one of its significant promoting issues is its flexibility – Black even hasa number of establishing strikes. It additionally matches a wide selection of taking part in types. video games can result in sharp, tactical duels in addition to strategic, positional battles.

In this publication Christian Bauer, himself a popular Philidor professional, uncovers the secrets and techniques in the back of this interesting establishing. utilizing his personal event and different top-class Philidor video games, Bauer identifies either the serious major traces and the tough sidelines. He additionally examines the foremost tactical and strategic principles for either White and Black, whereas highlighting an important concerns corresponding to move-order recommendations – an immense weapon for the trendy Grandmaster.

* complete assurance of a provocative opening
* jam-packed with unique analysis
* excellent for membership and event players

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