Every chess player needs a set of openings he can trust!
Chess Openings for Black, Explained gives you a complete repertoire of carefully selected, interrelated openings. Three-time U.S. champion and master teacher Lev Alburt, along with his grandmaster co-authors, provides everything you need to know to defend with confidence against each and every one of White's first moves. This second edition is fully updated to reflect new developments in chess during the last three years, thoroughly grounding the player in the grandmaster-openings of modern chess, teaching you the opening that scores highest against White on a master level. Fully illustrated with two-color chess diagrams throughout.