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The Sicilian by John Emms, Richard Palliser


The Sicilian by John Emms, Richard Palliser

Are you bored of playing the same old openings time and time again? Fed up with constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory? Or perhaps you simply wish to play something new and exciting, but cannot decide between the numerous choices available? Don't despair - help is on hand!' In Dangerous Weapons: The Sicilian , John Emms and Richard Palliser team up to investigate by far the most popular and widely-played chess opening, but in a revolutionary way. They concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations of the open Sicilian, selecting a wealth of ideas and options for both colours. Many of the carefully chosen weapons are innovative, visually shocking, incredibly tricky, or have been unfairly discarded; they are guaranteed to throw even your most experienced opponent off balance. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you assured and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover! Dangerous Weapons is a brand-new series of opening books that provide the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire.

About the Author

John Emms is one of Britain's leading Grandmasters and has represented England in numerous team tournaments and Chess Olympiads. He's also a renowned coach who has trained with many top junior and senior players. An experienced writer, his works include Play the Najdorf: Scheveningen Style and the best-selling Starting Out: The Sicilian. Richard Palliser is a young English International Master who is quickly carving out a reputation as a skilled and prolific chess writer. His previous works for Everyman Chess include The Bb5 Sicilian and Tango!, which provoked much positive interest from the critics and the chess public alike.

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Publication date

5th November 2006


John Emms, Richard Palliser

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Everyman Chess


304 pages




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