The following games are only from the Introduction of Jacob Aagaard’s book Dutch Stonewall (Everyman ), which could have been a book all on its own. Dutch Stonewall by Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. By playing the Stonewall, Black stakes an immediate claim in the center and lays the and these are clearly elucidated by experienced author Jacob Aagaard.
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I have no idea if this has pragmatic effects on the game outcomes of a reader, but it is intellectually satisfying for the novice player to have this genealogy made explicit.
Account Options Sign in. Aagaard has the courage of his convictions and claims for example that systems involving Nh3 poses the biggest threat to the Stonewall and that black faces no problems after 7.
The Caro-Kann John Emms. The most helpful of these for me was in chapter 4 on white’s annoying and sensible 5. Especially because longterm strategical planning is more important compared to concrete variations it seems approriate and useful to bring complete games. These articles seem to conclude that the Stonewall is often underestimated and perhaps mistakenly regarded as positionally suspect.
His lack of practical experience in the field does not seem to restrict the quality of the book. A diagram on the page with contents suggests that the book only treats set dutvh where white plays g3 and Nf3 and black plays c6.
Dutch Stonewall : Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard :
The book marches on in ever greater detail to flesh out key strategies, problems, and lines. So,from my perspective, an excellent and well-written book that has led me to have a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the Dutch Stonewall.
Paul Cannon added it May 26, The fact that the author pays great attention to avoid to many meaningless variations makes the book readable on all levels. Alexsander rated it did not like it May 17, George Alexander marked it as to-read Oct 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Danielsen won instructively against Karlsson in Hilleroed a game that does not appear in the book and later Schandorff won some nice games against a couple of his GM compatriots. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
In the wagaard you will find some considerations regarding moveorders p. Preview — Dutch Stonewall by Jacob Aagaard. It is nice to know how to handle positions, where white omits fianchetting the kings bishop. We are dealing with a rock solid wall irrespective of which order the bricks are placed! Especially the modern treatment with Bd6 appears underexposed.
Let me briefly highlight some elements of the book I enjoy.
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At the moment Kramnik tries to prove the potential of the Berlin wall, however also concerning the Stonewall he has had a hand in it! To ask other readers questions about Dutch Stonewallplease sign up.
At the end of each chapter there is sstonewall brief summary and an overview of variations.
Or, on page 13, “today black tends to make white pay price for the thematic exchange of dark-squared dutc, Other books in this series. The Scotch Game Yelena Dembo. Description The Stonewall is an ideal choice for those players who are keen uacob avoid the reams of theory that surround more popular openings such as the King’s Indian and Nimzo-Indian Defences. Luckily this is not another boring opening book, which is best suited as reference book.
I have a USCF rating of No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Move by Move Cyrus Lakdawala. This is somewhat misleading as chapter four, five and six fall outside this framework.