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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By playing the Stonewall, Black stakes an immediate claim in the center and lays the foundations for a potentially dangerous The book marches on in ever greater detail to flesh jaacob key strategies, problems, and lines.
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. IMO, this historical grounding is simply the correct way to proceed. According to my knowledge there exists very few books on the topic. Nf7 – tricks where white probably will do fine in blitz on ICC Fighting the Anti-Sicilians Richard Palliser.
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.
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. Or, on page 13, “today black tends to make white pay price for the thematic exchange of dark-squared bishops, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. 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. This is a feature of the book that I am particularly fond of: These articles seem to conclude that the Stonewall is often underestimated and perhaps mistakenly regarded as positionally suspect.
I am in no position to judge how this book mig I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so that the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt.
Spectraz marked it as to-read Sep 06, George Alexander marked it as to-read Oct 27, Chapter six is useful for potential Stonewall players. A chess book on the openings, aimed at a club audience. The Caro-Kann John Emms. His earlier opening manuals, such as Easy Ztonewall to the Sveshnikov Sicilian, have been widely admired for the clarity of his approach show more.
Dutch Stonewall : Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard :
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. Want to Read saving…. Dutch Stonewall by Jacob Aagaard. Also in this variation great accuracy is demanded if black wants to keep the balance.
Noteworthy are his observations that the Stonewall often is easier to play from the black side and that Bg2 often is just as bad as Bc8. The theoretical conclusions are generally brave and well documented. To ask other readers questions about Dutch Stonewallplease sign up.
Generally speaking it is refreshing with so many independent views on the variations. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again.
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aagaatd Feb 14, Mark Moorman rated it it was amazing. Andy Walker rated it it was ok Jul 17, 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! The most helpful of these for me was in chapter 4 on white’s annoying and sensible 5.
Return to Book Page. The book is structured into three parts. Description 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 Defences. Part two consists of three chapters dutxh the main variation after:. What does Aagaard think of 3.
His sections at the end of the introduction on cutch orders and Sttonewall ups,” and “Strategic Features” feature the kind of broad brush generalities that a player at my level needs to know.
The third part of the book is called other variations and contains three chapters. Bf4 and chapter three alternatives on move seven for white. Chris Lutz added it May 06, Considering the relative importance of the introduction it is surprising that the games from this section does not appear in the index.