The Philidor Files: Detailed Coverage of a Dynamic Opening
Everyman Chess | February 1, 2007 | ISBN-10: 1857444361 | 304 pages | PDF | 15.5 MB
The Philidor is a dynamic and underrated answer to White’s most popular opening move, 1 e4. Christian Bauer, himself a renowned Philidor expert, uncovers the secrets behind this intriguing opening. Using his own experience and other top-class Philidor games, Bauer identifies both the critical main lines and the tricky sidelines. He also examines the key tactical and strategic ideas for both White and Black, while highlighting crucial issues such as move-order options – a major weapon for the modern Grandmaster.