By Krzysztof Panczyk, Jacek Ilczuk
The Cambridge Springs is a well-liked defence to the Queen's Gambit that takes its identify from the recognized match in 1904 within which it was once demonstrated in a few video games. seeing that then it has turn into firmly demonstrated as a club-player's favorite, given that Black units a couple of traps and will generate a really quickly initiative if White fails to reply accurately. a number of international champions have used the Cambridge Springs, such a lot particularly Alekhine and Smyslov, whereas Kasparov has performed it now and again, together with a sensationally quickly victory over Karpov in 1985. It at the moment has a superb theoretical attractiveness and is usually performed at grandmaster point.
This is the 1st significant paintings at the Cambridge Springs. The authors mix thorough learn with a wealth of unique fabric to provide accomplished insurance of this combative procedure. whereas the most physique of the ebook covers either side of the Cambridge Springs, it additionally bargains Black a repertoire opposed to White's substitute ideas within the Queen's Gambit, crucial of that is the trade Variation.
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