Dangerous Weapons: Flank Openings

Dangerous Weapons: Flank Openings

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Contents

Preface 5

Series Introduction 6

1 Fun Times with Nimzowitsch’s 4 e4 9
(1 c4 e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 Nf3 Nc6 4 e4)

2 Fighting Back against the Kostenites: Part 1 32
(1 c4 e5 2 g3 c6 3 d4 e4)

3 Fighting Back against the Kostenites: Part 2 60
(1 c4 e5 2 g3 Nf6 3 Bg2 c6 4 d4 exd4 5 Qxd4 Na6)

4 Disaster on the Dark Squares 75
(1 c4 Nf6 2 Nc3 e6 3 e4 c5)

5 Further Aggression with the Mighty Mikenas 93
(1 c4 Nf6 2 Nc3 e6 3 e4 d5)

6 An Improved Löwenthal? 113
(1 c4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e5 5 Nb5 a6)

7 The Kasparov Gambit 131
(1 c4 c5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e5 5 Nb5 d5 6 cxd5 Bc5)

8 Slaying the Slav 165
(1 c4 c6 2 Nf3 d5 3 e3 Nf6 4 Nc3 e6 5 b3 Bd6 6 Bb2 Nbd7 7 Qc2 0-0)

9 Kramer’s Gambit 186
(1 Nf3 d5 2 c4 dxc4 3 e4)

10 An Enhanced Benoni 197
(1 Nf3 d5 2 c4 e6 3 b3 Nf6 4 Bb2 Be7 5 g3 0-0 6 Bg2 c5
7 0-0 Nc6 8 e3 d4)

11 Larsen’s Antidote to the From 208
(1 f4 e5 2 fxe5 d6 3 exd6 Bxd6 4 Nf3 Nf6 5 Nc3)

12 Beware the Polar Bear! 226
(1 f4 d5 2 Nf3 g6 3 g3 Bg7 4 Bg2)

Index of Variations 249

Index of Games 253