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.
The Stonewall is covered well through a fine selection of complete games.
It is nice to know how to handle positions, where white omits fianchetting the kings bishop. Kevin rated it really liked it May 18, Thereby the reader is wellarmed before he reaches the theoretical section on page According to my knowledge there exists very few books on the topic. The possible hope for a solution?? Luckily this is not another boring opening book, which is best suited as reference book. These articles seem to conclude that the Stonewall is often underestimated and perhaps mistakenly regarded as positionally suspect.
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Also in this variation great accuracy is demanded if black wants to keep the balance. His earlier opening manuals, such as Easy Guide to the Sveshnikov Agaaard, have been widely admired for the clarity of his approach show more.
There is a paradoxical sense of “progress” in chess, and a sense that there are perennial problems and solutions.
Chris Lutz added it May 06, This predilection for long introductions can also be traced in Aagaards earlier books. Invite Bf4 with Bd6 then back off with Be7 and initiate harassment with hjust what I needed to know!
Bf4 and chapter three alternatives on move seven for white. dutc
At times it seems a bit categorical – for instance on p. Let me briefly highlight some elements of the book I enjoy. To ask other readers questions about Dutch Stonewallplease sign up. Ddutch I find both the historical and the strategical sections in the introduction very instructive. This is a feature of the book that I am particularly fond of: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
This is somewhat misleading as aaggaard four, five and six fall outside this framework. The English David Cummings. His earlier opening manuals, such as Dutcy asy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilianhave been widely admired for the clarity of his approach.
By playing the Stonewall, Black stakes an immediate claim in the center and lays the foundations for a potentially dangerous Want to Read saving…. Books by Jacob Aagaard. There exists some good and thought provoking articles on the matter. At the end of each chapter there is a brief summary and an overview of variations. I have no idea if this has aagard effects on the game outcomes of a reader, but it is intellectually satisfying for the novice player to have this genealogy made explicit.
There are both independent analysis and opinions of the critical set ups. Can white take advantage of the moveorder with Khenkins suggestion 5.
The book is wellwritten and at times also humorous. Inside this lodge you will find Carsten Hansen and with Jacob Aagaards third opening book he may also be counted as a new member of the lodge! Other books in this series. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Best Books of Book ratings by Goodreads.
The fact that the author pays great attention to avoid to many meaningless variations makes the book readable on all levels. Aagaards stated goal is to avoid writing a book loaded with theory. I like when it is possible to read chessbooks without necessarily activating the chessboard. Donald marked it as to-read Apr 19, Preview — Dutch Stonewall by Jacob Aagaard.
At my level, I am looking for a few key ideas and not to exhaustively memorize complex lines.
Looking for beautiful books? On page 9 Aagaard stlnewall Thanks for telling us about the problem. The most helpful of these for me was in chapter 4 on white’s annoying and sensible 5. A diagram on the page with contents suggests that aqgaard book only treats set ups where white stonesall g3 and Nf3 and black plays c6.
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