Written by Belgian FIDE master Luc Henris , this book contains a comprehensive presentation of the present-day theory of the Albin Counter-Gambit.
The opening is experiencing a remarkable renaissance lately, notably through the efforts of elite Grandmaster Alexander Morozevich.
The author has thoroughly re-analysed many positions and reveal s the ideas behind his pet lines in the gambit. He presents in s tructive material from games played in recent years, mostly at master and grandmaster level.
The depth of the author's work really reveals itself in the very high number of comments, evaluations, new ideas , original analyses or full-fledged annotations provided by Luc Henris. This is a really astounding accomplishment .
Detailed theoretical texts introduce each chapter and the author often points to refutations of Black´s play that haven´t been mentioned in other works.
This book is undoubtedly the most important work ever realized on the Albin Counter Gambit.
Anybody who plays this opening as Black will want to own this work and those concerned about being up-to-date with the latest theory as White should definetely get it too.