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The Accelerated Dragon John Donaldson

The Accelerated Dragon

John Donaldson

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ISBN : 9781879479241
Paperback
150 pages
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Many players are attracted to the Dragon Sicilian, but are put off by the fierce mating attacks that White can launch. In the Accelerated Dragon, Black aims for an improved version, saving a move with his queens pawn. If White tries to ignore theMoreMany players are attracted to the Dragon Sicilian, but are put off by the fierce mating attacks that White can launch. In the Accelerated Dragon, Black aims for an improved version, saving a move with his queens pawn. If White tries to ignore the difference, Blacks instant detonation of the centre will come as an unwelcome cold shower! The authors show that Whites main reply, the Maroczy Bind, is not so fearsome as was once thought Black has many ways to break out, while quite often it is possible to manoeuvre around Whites binding pawns and show that they imprison Whites pieces as much as they do Blacks.