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By Rolf Wetzell

ISBN-10: 0938650580

ISBN-13: 9780938650584

How one guy, bored with languishing within the ditch of chess, rose above it and have become a grasp, after 50! -3rd printing. achieving a plateau of chess energy after decades of enjoying, Rolf Wetzell devised new and strange equipment of research. those tools propelled him via a number of USCF ranking periods to accomplish his life-long ambition of changing into a chess grasp.

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He plans 10 tiJbd2, 11 tiJf1, 12 tiJg3 and eventually d3-d4. He doesn't get to do that in some 8 c3 lines, such as the Zaitsev Variation (8 ... f8 12 tiJf1? exd4! and Black wins a pawn). The downside to 8 d3 d6 9 c3 is White will be a tempo behind traditional 8 c3 d6 9 h3 lines when he eventually advances d3-d4. But that tempo may be a minor concern This works best when Black compared with dealing with the becomes concerned about the looks Marshall. of 8... tiJxd4 9 tiJxd4 exd4 10 e5 Note that one of the few active tiJe8 and bails out with 8...

G4 lines. Despite that, the .. c5 family is respectable today - because so far Black has found more good transpositions than White. Is there nothing but good news for Black in the New Arkhangel? Not quite. He has to know what to do after 7 ttJxeS. The amount of MARSHALL and theory on 7 ... xd4 ANTI-MARSHALL 9 'ilfxd4 d6 has exploded in recent years and the debris hasn't settled In the 1930s Frank Marshall's yet. gambit was considered refuted. In Moreover, White can set his own the 1960s it was resuscitated by transpo traps.

Not quite. He has to know what to do after 7 ttJxeS. The amount of MARSHALL and theory on 7 ... xd4 ANTI-MARSHALL 9 'ilfxd4 d6 has exploded in recent years and the debris hasn't settled In the 1930s Frank Marshall's yet. gambit was considered refuted. In Moreover, White can set his own the 1960s it was resuscitated by transpo traps. With 7 a4 he forces Boris Spassky - as a drawing Black to meet the threat ofaxb5. weapon. b7 defense. b3. 8 d3 is another quiet line, an antiMarshall in which .. c5 has been played in place of ...

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