Starting Out: The Queen's Indian

  • User-friendly lay-out to help readers absorb ideas
  • Concentrates on the key principles of the Queens Indian
  • Ideal for the improving player
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The Queens Indian is one of Blacks most dependable and respected defences to the queen's pawn opening. It is an established favourite amongst world-class Grandmasters such as Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand, Michael Adams and Judit Polgar, not to mention Anatoly Karpov, who has been a loyal Queens Indian supporter and theory developer for over three decades. Rather than classically occupying the central squares with pawns, Black adopts a hypermodern approach and endeavours to control this key area with pieces. This procedure leads to rich and varied positions that will appeal to players who like complex play. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and Queens Indian expert John Emms goes back to basics, studying the essential principles of the Queens Indian and its numerous variations. Throughout the book there are an abundance of notes, tips and warnings to guide the improving player, while key strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.

  • User-friendly lay-out to help readers absorb ideas
  • Concentrates on the key principles of the Queens Indian
  • Ideal for the improving player
More Information
Book Pub Date Nov 1, 2004
eBook Pub Date Mar 31, 2011
Format Paperback
Pages 160
ISBN 9781857443639
Author John Emms
Openings d4, Queens Indian
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