The French Defence is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. Grandmaster Repertoire 16 ? The French Defence 3 covers the Tarrasch, Advance and all of White's other options.
Emanuel Berg is a grandmaster with a peak rating of 2627. Twice Swedish Champion, he is known both for his aggressive playing style and for his thorough opening preparation. He is a lifelong devotee of the French Defence, having played it successfully for more than two decades.