By Sverre Johnsen
The Stonewall Dutch is a conventional favorite among membership gamers, because it deals Black ready-made attacking plans at the kingside. As Grandmaster Bent Larsen has famous, the Dutch additionally has the tendency to 'bring out the coward' in rivals, giving it an further functional sting.
However, up until eventually the past due Eighties, the Stonewall wasn't absolutely depended on at grandmaster point, regardless of its past use by way of Alekhine and Botvinnik. Black's attacking plans have been too one-sided, and White's tools too good labored out. The swap got here whilst a brand new new release of gamers, together with Nigel brief and Simen Agdestein, confirmed that Black may perhaps deal with his place in lots of alternative routes, together with play at the queenside and within the centre, with the 'Stonewall' constitution stifling White's makes an attempt to generate play of his personal. Agdestein specifically has endured to test with many new set-ups and move-orders for Black, and this e-book incorporates a wealth of latest innovations and recommendations in keeping with this work.