John Shaw is a chess grandmaster who has been Scottish Champion three times. This is his most ambitious book to date, and was many years in the making.
Sorry, but I was expecting a story book, not a how-to-play-chess book.Published 7 days ago by CYNTHIA L JAEGER
It is a bible, the best that is ever written on the King's Gambit. And it must be an excellent book, no doubt, because it has one of my own games in it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Frans Hoynck van Papendrecht
30, even 40 dollars, is a small sum to pay for 600+ pages of analysis that took years to write! John Shaw is one of the biggest proponents of this opening and he covers every major... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Solom
This one requires the reader to work a bit. There is a repertoire to be gleaned from the pages with either color, BUT this is not an opening repertoire book per se. Read morePublished 9 months ago by S. Everson
The chapter on a refutation of 3.Bc4 is not correct.
In fact it's a silly thing to say a line is refuted. Read more
My attachment to The King's Gambit comes not from 1.e4 e5, but from turning the tables on From players by answering their 1....e5 to my 1.f4 with 2.e4. Read morePublished 10 months ago by DaBird
I have just started going through this book. Its quite amazing to see so many variations in this book which I never dreamt of. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Surendra.Waghamare