The Veresov Opening is characterized by the moves 1 d4, 2 Nc3 and 3 Bg5. It’s a perfect weapon for those who wish to steer the game into relatively unchartered territory and to set their opponents problems from the outset.
The Veresov is a flexible opening and White may choose lines that are either positional or tactical in nature.
International Master Jimmy Liew has played the Veresov successfully for many years, and in this book he invites you to join him in a study of his favourite opening. He explains the main positional and tactical ideas for both sides, provides answers to all the key questions and tells you everything you need to know about playing the Veresov.
- Essential guidance and training with the Veresov
- Written by a renowned Veresov expert
- Utilizes an ideal approach to chess study
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.
Jimmy Liew is an International Master and a two-time Malaysian Champion. He has represented Malaysia in eight Chess Olympiads.
003 About the author
005 Series Foreword
010 1) Black’s Early Deviations
037 2) 3 Bg5: Others
091 3) The Solid 3...c6
108 4) The Main Line: 4 Qd3
149 5) The Main Line: 4 e3 and 4 f3
193 6) Natural Development: 3...Bf5
218 7) White Plays 3 Bf4
248 Index of Variations
255 Index of Complete Games