Publisher: Random House, 2008 Edition: Paperback medium Discount: 20% Pages: 748 Language: English
MCO 15 -- The Chess Player's Bible
For almost a century, Modern Chess Openings has been the most comprehensive one-volume reference book about chess openings on the market.
This fifteenth edition of MCO has been completely revised and updated to reflect all of the latest changes in the game, including recent tournament matches and important works on theory.
Whether you are a beginner interested in learning the fundamentals, an intermediate player ready to elevate your game, or an International Grandmaster who wants to stay on top of all the recent chess innovations, MCO-15 is the best and the most trusted tool for learning chess openings.
Nick de Firmian is a world renowned expert on chess openings. He "taught" the supercomputer Deep Blue the opening moves it used to defeat World Champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. Mr. de Firmian is an International Grandmaster and a three-time United States Chess Champion.
Bruce Pandolfini, National Master and Chess Instructor: "User-friendly, up-to-date, and reliable - the best book of its kind."
GM Joel Benjamin, Chess Life magazine: "[de Firmian] knows how to present material in an instructive and digestible manner...that all levels can benefit from."
GM Larry Christiansen, chief commentator, Internet Chess Club: "A must for every tournament player."