The following games are only from the Introduction of Jacob Aagaard’s book Dutch Stonewall (Everyman ), which could have been a book all on its own. Dutch Stonewall by Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. By playing the Stonewall, Black stakes an immediate claim in the center and lays the and these are clearly elucidated by experienced author Jacob Aagaard.

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On page 9 Aagaard writes: I like when it is possible to read chessbooks without necessarily activating the chessboard. His lack of practical experience in the field does stonwwall seem to restrict the quality of the book.

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No eBook available Amazon. Besides a couple of good articles this book seems to fill out a gap in the literature on the Dutch. Like the other books in this series from Everyman the book is based on complete games 27 in the introduction and 77 in the theoretical section. There are both independent analysis and opinions of the critical set ups.

Dutch Stonewall by Jacob Aagaard

Aagaards book on the Stonewall Dutch is the latest addition. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Stonewall is covered well through a fine selection of complete games. This is somewhat misleading as chapter four, five and six fall outside this framework.

Clearly black needs to play very precisely here, if he wants to avoid verifying the classical view that the Stonewall is positionally suspect.

The Scotch Game Yelena Dembo. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Paul Cannon added it May 26, With the Stonewall Black stakes an immediate claim in the centre and lays the foundations for a potentially dangerous kingside attack. The English David Cummings. Paperbackpages. These questions are peripheral to the main purpose stonewa,l the book: Play Winning Chess Yasser Seirawan. My appreciation of such books remains quite superficialI am simply looking for strategic ideas, recurrent tactical concepts, key tabiya, and promising paths out of problematic moves by my opponents.


At the moment Kramnik tries to prove the potential of the Berlin wall, however also concerning the Stonewall he has had a hand in it! A diagram on the page with contents suggests that the book only treats set ups where white plays g3 and Nf3 and black plays c6.

The first is an introduction with history and explanation of strategical plans for both sides. The fact that the author pays great attention to avoid to many meaningless variations makes the book readable on all levels. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I am a recreational player, aged 52, who took up a semi-serious interest in chess just a few years ago.

The introduction lasts 50 pages, which in itself could suffice for a whole book! The writer explains the different plans and strategical themes in a nice way compared to traditional openingbooks and also compared to his earlier books on the Panov- and the Svesnikovvariation.

What does Aagaard think of 3. So,from my perspective, an excellent and well-written book that has led me to have a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the Dutch Stonewall. Lessons with a Grandmaster Boris Gulko.

At my level, I am looking for a few key ideas and not to exhaustively memorize dufch lines. When the writer holds systems involving Nh3 as the crucial test of the Stonewall, it would be nice to know what he thinks about the moveorder 1.

Dutch Stonewall by Jacob Aagaard. The beginning presupposes the hard work of the whole.


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The route to success with the Stonewall is very much based on an understanding of themes and ideas and these are clearly elucidated by experienced author Jacob Aagaard. With this book a gap in the enormous amount of literature on openings is filled out.

Generally speaking it is refreshing with so many independent views on the variations. Nf3 f5 avoids 2. I am in no position to judge how this book mig I suppose a bit of chess bio is needed so that the review can be digested with an appropriately sized grain of salt.

The third part of the book is called other variations and contains three chapters. No trivia or quizzes yet. George Alexander marked it as to-read Oct 27, This predilection for long introductions can also be traced in Aagaards earlier books.

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The book is structured into three parts. Chris Lutz added it May 06, Chapter one concerns 7.

Dutch Stonewall

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Best Books of Especially the modern treatment with Bd6 appears underexposed.

To give a thorough explanation of what is going on in the main variation with Jadob and Qe7. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Danielsen won instructively against Karlsson in Hilleroed a game that does not appear in the book and later Schandorff won some nice games against a couple of his GM compatriots.