First Steps: The Queen's Gambit by Andrew Martin
Paperback, 224 pages
The Queen’s Gambit is one of the great classical openings. All the world champions and elite players have played this opening – most of them for both sides.
In this book the highly experienced coach international master Andrew Martin explains the basic ideas behind all the different variations you can encounter after 1 d4 d5 2 c4. This includes the classical defences (such as the Orthodox, the Lasker and the Slav) as well as the weird and wonderful (such as the Albin Counter-Gambit, the Hennig-Schara Gambit and Marshall's Defence).
First Steps is a new opening series and is ideal for improving players who want simple and straightforward explanations. First Steps emphasises:
- the basic principles
- the basic strategies
- the key tricks and traps
Andrew Martin is an experienced international master and is one of the leading coaches in the UK.
ISBN: 9781781943809, Everyman Chess
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