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The Pirc in Black and White - James Vigus

The Pirc in Black and White - James Vigus
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What to do against White’s most popular and most played opening 1.e4? Consider playing the Pirc Defence! Why? Black’s long-term idea is based on allowing White to build up an impressive and structured looking pawn centre, only to take it down by attacking it with pieces or timely pawn strikes. This play is attractive and does allow the battle on the board to look spectacular, but it does however carries risks for Black: if not careful he could easily be swamped in the centre.

In this book James Vigus provides an up-to-date appraisal of the Pirc and its many variations. Using illustrative games, he examines the traditional main lines, the fashionable alternatives and the tricky sidelines, while outlining the typical tactical and positional ideas for both White and Black. A study of this book will allow the reader to begin playing the Pirc with confidence in his or her own games.

Why buy this book?

*Essential coverage of a dynamic opening
*Written by a Pirc expert
*Ideal for club and tournament players

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