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This 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 just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved 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 studies the Colle, one of his favourite opening systems. The Colle is a reliable option for White and is very easy to learn and play. White often builds slowly on solid foundations before unleashing an attack on the enemy king. This straightforward plan makes it particularly popular at club level, but it is played successfully by Grandmasters too. Lakdawala covers both the main lines and the more aggressive Colle-Zukertort Attack, examines the key positional and tactical ideas, and tells you everything you need to know about playing the Colle.
*Essential guidance and training in the Colle System
*Covers repertoire options for White
*Utilizes an ideal approach to chess study
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 US.
Published 2013, softback, 416 pages.