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Play the French
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cadogan Books
Publication date April 1, 1996
Pages 223
Binding Paperback
Edition 2nd
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781857441017
ISBN-10 185744101X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $19.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: After the immense success of the first two editions, the chess world has been anticipating the next instalment with baited breath... and now the wait is over! Once again this is a fully revised edition of John Watson's classic Play the French, providing Black with a complete repertoire in the French Defence, one of the most strategically and dynamically complex opening systems. As is typical with his books, Watson often arms the reader with not one, but a choice of two and sometimes three lines against every main variation. Watson also presents a thorough grounding on the positional and tactical aspects of the opening and outlines the typical plans for both White and Black. This is particularly welcome for those newcomers wishing to add the French Defence to their openings armoury. Last, but not least, hardened French Defence devotees will find plenty of original analysis and suggestions to sink their teeth into.The previous editions of Play the French were among

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4th edition from Everyman Chess (September 18, 2012)
9781857446807 | details & prices | 432 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $29.95
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2nd edition from Cadogan Books (April 1, 1996)
9781857441017 | details & prices | 223 pages | 5.75 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $19.95
About: After the immense success of the first two editions, the chess world has been anticipating the next instalment with baited breath.

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