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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Dutch Stonewall Intro by Aagaard
A diagram on the page with contents suggests that the book only treats set ups where white plays g3 and Nf3 and black plays c6. All of these hints are in the context of introductory games from some of azgaard great players of the last century like Capablanca, Botvinnik, and Petrosian.
Nf3 f5 avoids 2.
Alexsander rated it did not like it May 17, Part two consists of three chapters on the main variation after: Home Contact Us Help Free aaagaard worldwide. Move by Move Cyrus Lakdawala. A chess book on the openings, aimed at a club audience. 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.
Chapter six is useful for potential Stonewall players. No eBook available Amazon.
The Stonewall is covered well through a fine selection of complete games. The Best Books of 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.
This is a feature of the book that I am particularly fond of: 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Dutcy. Arlen added it Apr 14, jacov 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 might, or might not, serve a stronger player. He has earned himself a deserved reputation as a diligent and no-nonsense chess author.
The possible hope for a solution?? 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.
These considerations appear a bit random and a lot of questions remain unanswered. Want to Read saving…. The book is wellwritten and at times also humorous. Lessons with a Grandmaster Boris Gulko. Also in this variation great accuracy is demanded if black wants to keep the balance. I am in no position to judge how this book mig I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so stoewall the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt.
We are dealing with a rock solid wall irrespective of which order the bricks are placed! Clearly black needs to play very precisely here, if he wants to avoid verifying the classical view that the Stonewall is positionally suspect.
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Casper marked it as to-read Feb 06, Like the other books in this series from Everyman the book is based on complete games 27 in the introduction and 77 in the theoretical section.
On page 9 Aagaard iacob With one book each they will have to hang around for still a couple of books before applying for admission! Paperbackpages. Invite Bf4 with Bd6 then back off with Be7 and initiate harassment with hjust aagaard I needed to know! 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.
Aagaard has the courage of his convictions and claims for example that systems involving Nh3 poses the biggest threat to the Stnoewall and that black faces no problems after 7. At my level, I am looking for a few key ideas and not to exhaustively memorize complex lines.
It is stoneqall from the perspective of one who already knows the path, and so the ground one is going to traverse is prepared and hinted at. It is hard to tell whether the author consciously is trying to redefine the word introduction or he simply cannot stop explaining the history and themes of the book from the very beginning.
IMO, this historical grounding is simply the correct way to proceed.