Discover the ultimate Romantic chess opening with grandmaster John Shaw’s groundbreaking work. The King’s Gambit was once the preferred opening of every attacking player during chess’s golden era. However, it fell out of favor as players became distrustful of White’s aggressive approach. Nevertheless, world-class players like Short, Nakamura, and Zvjaginsev have proven that this ancient weapon can still be successful. Shaw’s book shows that the King’s Gambit remains relevant and dangerous in the computer era, proving that this classic opening can still draw blood.
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The King’s Gambit by John Shaw
Grandmaster John Shaw’s groundbreaking work proves that The King’s Gambit, once the favorite opening of every attacking chess player, remains relevant and dangerous in the computer era. Despite its popularity fading due to distrust of White’s ultra-aggressive approach, world-class players such as Short, Nakamura, and Zvjaginsev have proven that this ancient weapon can still be successful.
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