Cyrus LakdawalaView sample pages (pdf)
The "Move by Move" series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the "Move by Move" format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills in an active way, involving the reader from the start. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you on your toes and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala presents a repertoire for Black based on the universal defence 1..d6. He shows how to play against 1.e4, 1.d4, and flank openings such as the English Opening and King's Indian Attack. The book uses 59 key games to illustrate the play with advice on strategy and tactics and questions and answers to challenge the reader throughout. He shares his experience and knowledge of the opening, studies the typical plans for both sides, and provides answers to all the key questions.
Cyrus Lakdawala is an International Master, a former National Open and American Open Champion, and a six-time State Champion. He has been teaching chess for over 30 years, and coaches some of the top junior players in the USA.
Published 2011, softback, 400 pages.