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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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. In the introduction you will find some considerations regarding moveorders p. 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.

Chapter stonewaall primarily focuses on experimenting set ups involving Nc6 and Be7 among others popularized by Short, Karlsson and Spassky. Books by Jacob Aagaard.

Thereby the reader is wellarmed before he reaches the theoretical section on page His sections at the end of the introduction on “Move orders and Set ups,” and “Strategic Features” feature the kind of broad brush generalities that a player at my level needs to know.


All of these hints are in the context of introductory games from some of the great players of the last century like Capablanca, Botvinnik, and Petrosian.

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. Luckily this is not another boring opening book, which is best suited as reference book. Chapter six covers systems where white omits fianchetting the kings bishop and plays an early e3. Paul Cannon added it May 26, Chris Lutz added it May 06, According to my knowledge there exists very few books on the topic.

The theoretical conclusions are generally brave and well documented. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Dutch Stonewall

The Stonewall is covered well through a fine selection of complete games. These are details in a book, which generally is very nice to read also when you speak of the layout and the appropriate amount of diagrams. No eBook available Amazon. IMO, this historical grounding is simply the correct way to proceed. Bf4 and chapter three alternatives on move seven for white.

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The book is structured into three parts. Especially because longterm strategical planning is more important compared to concrete variations it seems approriate and useful to bring complete games. Open Preview See a Problem? The English David Cummings. He has eutch himself a deserved reputation as a diligent and no-nonsense chess author.

There is plenty to learn from classical games by players like Botvinnik, Smyslov and Larsen.

Dutch Stonewall Everyman Chess Series. To ask other readers questions about Dutch Stonewallplease sign up. It is also the longest at 50 pages. With this book a gap in the enormous amount of literature on openings is filled out. Book ratings by Goodreads. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The book marches on in ever greater detail to flesh out key strategies, problems, and lines.


Paperbackpages. 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.

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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. I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so that the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt. Dutch Stonewall by Jacob Aagaard.

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Chapter five covers the so-called other Stonewalls. Black has reliable alternative plans to the traditional kamikaze attack on the kingside at his disposal.