The Hippopotamus Defence: A Deceptively Dangerous Universal Chess Opening System for Black

A highly practical manual written by one of the world’s greatest experts.

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Expected in April 2019 (Europe) and May (United States)

The Hippopotamus Defence is just what a club player needs. It’s a straightforward chess opening that avoids the ever growing body of mainline theory. Black can use the Hippo against virtually all of White choices.

It’s not yet very well-known and will surprise many opponents. On top of all that, the Hippo is seriously underestimated: it may look quiet, but is in fact a very dangerous animal.

FIDE Master Alessio de Santis is one of the world’s greatest experts and has written a practical, well-structured and accessible manual. If you like to confront your opponents with some unexpected counter-attacks, you need not look any further.

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Edition : Paperback
Publication date : April 3, 2019
Number of pages : 336
Publisher : New in Chess
Weight : 500 gram
ISBN : 9789056918316