The following games are only from the Introduction of Jacob Aagaard’s book Dutch Stonewall (Everyman ), which could have been a book all on its own. Dutch Stonewall by Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. By playing the Stonewall, Black stakes an immediate claim in the center and lays the and these are clearly elucidated by experienced author Jacob Aagaard.
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Seagaard – Chess Reviews
His earlier opening manuals, aagaarrd as E asy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilianhave been widely admired for the clarity of his approach. To give a thorough explanation of what is going on in the main variation with Bd6 and Qe7.
Dutch Stonewall Stohewall Chess Series. The book is wellwritten and at times also humorous. Black has reliable alternative plans to the traditional kamikaze attack on the kingside at his disposal. Thereby the reader is wellarmed before he reaches the theoretical section on page The Stonewall is covered well through a fine selection of complete games. Andy Walker rated it it was ok Jul 17, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
With one book each they will have to hang around for still a couple of books before applying for admission! Aagaard has the courage of his convictions and claims for example that systems involving Nh3 poses the biggest threat to the Stonewall and that black faces no problems after 7.
Kevin rated it really liked it May 18, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Chapter one concerns 7. Back cover copy The Stonewall is an ideal choice for those players who are keen to avoid the reams of theory that surround more popular openings such as the King’s Indian and Nimzo-Indian Defenses.
Besides a couple of good articles this book dtuch to fill out a gap in the literature on the Dutch. His lack of practical experience in the field does not seem to restrict the quality of the book. The beginning presupposes the hard work of the whole. To ask other readers questions about Dutch Stonewallplease sign up.
George Alexander marked it as to-read Oct 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. These articles seem to conclude that the Stonewall is often underestimated and perhaps mistakenly regarded as positionally suspect.
I recommend this book on the modern treatment of the Stonewall for potential Stonewallplayers with both colours at all levels. At the end of each chapter there is a brief summary and an overview of variations. I am in no position to judge how this book might, or might not, serve a stronger player. Aagaards book on the Stonewall Dutch is the latest duutch.
I like when it is possible to read chessbooks without necessarily activating the chessboard. Chapter five covers the so-called other Stonewalls. Books by Jacob Aagaard. Spectraz marked it as to-read Sep 06, Ng4 is better than the natural The Caro-Kann John Sonewall. We are dealing with a rock solid wall irrespective of which order the bricks are placed!
There exists some good and thought provoking articles on the matter. With the Stonewall Black stakes an immediate claim in the centre and lays the foundations for a potentially dangerous kingside attack. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
The fact that the author pays great attention to avoid to many meaningless variations makes the book readable on all levels. It is written from the perspective of one who already knows the path, and so the ground one is going to traverse is prepared and hinted at. There are both independent analysis and opinions of the critical set ups. No eBook available Amazon. I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so that the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt.
The writer explains the different plans and strategical themes in a nice way compared to traditional openingbooks and also compared to his earlier books on the Panov- and the Svesnikovvariation.