Start your review of Dutch Stonewall Write a review Feb 14, Mark Moorman rated it it was amazing I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so that the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt. I am a recreational player, aged 52, who took up a semi-serious interest in chess just a few years ago. I have a USCF rating of My appreciation of such books remains quite superficialI am simply looking for strategic ideas, recurrent tactical concepts, key tabiya, and promising paths out of problematic moves by my opponents. I am in no position to judge how this book I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so that the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt. I am in no position to judge how this book might, or might not, serve a stronger player.
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At the moment Kramnik tries to prove the potential of the Berlin wall, however also concerning the Stonewall he has had a hand in it! Generally speaking it is refreshing with so many independent views on the variations. Chapter six is useful for potential Stonewall players. His earlier opening manuals, such as Easy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilian, have been widely admired for the clarity of his approach show more.
Cam Mcleman rated it it was ok Jul 03, Refresh and try again. Feb 14, Mark Moorman rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. In the introduction you will find some considerations regarding moveorders p. Also in this variation great accuracy is demanded if black wants to keep the balance.
Another set up which we were a lot of Stonewall fans, who feared is the plan with Nc3, Qc2, Rb1 and a quick b4 advance. Spectraz marked it as to-read Sep 06, Chapter five covers the so-called other Stonewalls. A aagard on the page with contents suggests that the book only treats set ups where white plays g3 and Nf3 and black plays c6.
With one jjacob each they will have to hang around for still a couple of books before applying for admission! With this book a gap in the enormous amount stonewalk literature on openings is filled out.
This predilection for long introductions can also be traced in Aagaards earlier books. Clearly black needs to play very precisely here, if he wants to avoid verifying the classical view that the Stonewall is positionally suspect.
Chapter five primarily jacog on experimenting set ups involving Nc6 and Be7 among others popularized by Short, Karlsson and Spassky. Thereby the reader is wellarmed before he reaches the theoretical section on page Dan Belmont added it Jun 13, There is plenty to learn from classical games by players stonewapl Botvinnik, Smyslov and Larsen.
So,from my perspective, an excellent and well-written book that has led me to have a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the Dutch Stonewall. Part stonnewall consists of three chapters on the main variation after: Open Preview See a Problem? At the end of each chapter there is a brief summary and an overview of variations. 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.
Tukree This is a feature of the book stonewaall I am particularly fond of: Many amateur chess players are put off from playing the Open Sicilian 1. The possible hope for a solution?? USCF Election 8 years ago. 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. Yet many have used it anyway Christiansen, L.
AAGAARD - Dutch Stonewall
Kajigal Dispatched from the UK in 2 stonedall days When will my order arrive? Refresh and try again. I am a recreational player, aged 52, who took up a semi-serious interest in chess just a few years ago. There exists some good and thought provoking articles on the matter. The first is an introduction with history and explanation of strategical plans for both sides. His earlier aagawrd manuals, such as Easy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilian, have been widely admired for the clarity of his approach show more.