The classic text on the ideas behind chess opening, by Reuben Fine, is now over 50 years old and out of date. Gary Lane has brought his considerable skill for lucid explanations to put together the latest thinking on the modern chess opening. Gary Lane explains the principles behind the openings to allow a greater understanding of how to conduct attack or defence. There is no need to learn lots of different moves when an easy plan is clearly explained. Suitable for players who are new to the game but wish to improve.
Gary Lane is an International Master, former Commonwealth Champion and experienced chess coach. His lucid explanations of strategy and tactics, accessible to everyone, have made him one of the most successful chess authors.