Everybody wants to win fast, preferably straight out of the chess opening.This is book is a collection of games played by the best players in the world in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of brilliant chess tactics, an accumulation of mistakes or blunders.
Through the study of the games in this volume, you will improve your opening play, opening repertoire, strategies and tactical ability.
1) Alapin Variation 2 c3
2) The Grand Prix Attack
3) The Closed Sicilian
4) The Rossolimo Attack with 3...g6
5) The Rossolimo Attack with other 3rd moves
6) The Moscow Attack
7) 2.Nf3 d6 Specialities
8) 2.Nf3 e6 Specialities
9) O'Kelly, Hyper-Fianchetto & Nimzowitsch
10) Other Specialties
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.