The Scotch Game is an ideal opening weapon for White. It’s ambitious, totally sound and leads to a wide variety of strategically complex positions. The Scotch was a particular favourite of Garry Kasparov, who invigorated it with a number of major discoveries to make it an opening to be feared throughout the chess world.
In this book, Yelena Dembo and Richard Palliser team up to take a modern-day look at this popular opening. They provide thorough coverage of the critical main lines, recommend the best options for both sides, and outline the key tactical and positional ideas.
• Comprehensive coverage of the Scotch Game • Written by renowned opening experts • Packed with new ideas and critical analysis
Yelena Dembo is an International Master from Greece who has enjoyed many tournament successes, including winning the bronze medal at the 2005 European Women's Championship. The Scotch Game has been on of her main opening weapons for over a decade.
Richard Palliser is an International Master and a former British Rapidplay Champion.He has firmly established a reputation as a highly respected chess writer, with many outstanding works to his name.