Everybody wants to win fast, preferably straight out of the chess opening. This book is a collection of games played by top players in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of blunders, an accumulation of mistakes or brilliant chess tactics.
Through the study of the games in this volume, you will improve your opening play, opening repertoire, strategies and tactical ability.
The chess openings covered in this volume are:
1) The King's Indian Defense
2) The Grünfeld Indian Defense
3) The Queen's Indian Defense
4) The Nimzo-Indian Defense
5) The Catalan Opening
6) The Blumenfeld Gambit
7) The Bogo-Indian Defense
After sorting games with the worst mistakes & blunders away, there remains a collection of games showing a catalog of typical mistakes, misunderstandings, misevaluations and how to exploit these: either through simple execution or brilliant chess tactics.
Carsten Hansen is a Danish-American FIDE Master & FIDE Trainer who has written extensively on all phases of the game, but is particularly recognized for his thorough books on chess openings, most recently on the Sicilian Dragon and the Closed Sicilian.