Publisher description for The chess advantage in black and white : opening moves of the grandmasters / Larry Kaufman.

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Counter The color you play matters in the opening game of chess. If you play White you go first. If you play Black you respond to White's moves. Either side can be advantageous, depending upon how you play. One half of The Chess Advantage features all the moves the grandmasters recommend for White. The other half does the same for Black.

·The White half of the book emphasizes the best offensive opening moves and the Black half emphasizes the best traps and defenses
·Focuses on how to obtain an advantage without having to memorize vast amounts of theory
·Draws on the lessons of the world’s leading grandmasters

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chess Openings