We have all experienced nasty gambits and ultra-aggressive opening play. It's scary and it's always been difficult to find good, practical advice on how to react. Now, however, help is at hand.
In this book, Sam Collins tackles the important subject of gambit play and gambit defence. He explores in depth the basic gambit approaches, the typical mistakes made at all levels and explains how to avoid them.
He also examines the techniques used by world-class payers to defend and counterattack, and explains how you can learn from them. In addition, he covers some key theory of many popular gambits in modern chess.
Be bold, be brave and grab those pawns!
This book shows you how to:
• Beat unsound gambits
• Keep a cool head under pressure
• Counterattack when the time is right
• Make your extra material count
International Master Sam Collins is a former Irish Champion and a individual gold medalist at the 2002 Bled Chess Olympiad. He has a wealth of writing experience and is a regular columnist for "British Chess Magazine" and "Chess Today".