From the Back Cover
The ...a6 Slav is a relatively new phenomenon in a very popular opening, and over the last few years it has attracted the attention of some top class players: Alexei Shirov, Sergei Movsesian, England¿s Julian Hodgson and, more recently, world number one Garry Kasparov. In this first ever book solely devoted to the ...a6 Slav, Grandmaster and openings expert Glenn Flear delves into the secrets of this complex line. He explains the tactics and positional ideas for both White and Black and presents a comprehensive coverage of the theory, concentrating on all the new wrinkles and discoveries.
This guide is written by a prominent openings theoretician, covers all major lines and is ideal for club and tournament players.
About the Author
English Grandmaster Glenn Flear is one of the most popular professionals on the international tournament circuit. Flear is an experienced trainer and has coached some of Britain's leading junior players. He also has many chess books to his name. Recent Everyman works include Test Your Endgame Thinking and Mastering the Endgame.