The French is a valid and resilient defence, which additionally offers considerable possibilities for counterplay. for this reason it's been favoured by means of such nice scuffling with gamers as Lasker, Botvinnik and Korchnoi. present adherents contain brief, Shirov, Morozevich and Khalifman. by way of enjoying three Nc3, White confronts the French head-on. The upshot is usually a ferocious conflict as Black attempts to wreck or harm White's critical pawn phalanx. the various adaptations, reminiscent of the infamous Winawer Poisoned Pawn, are one of the sharpest in beginning concept. even though, each side have quieter, extra positional, suggestions at their disposal, so there's really whatever for everybody normally Line French. This e-book, the 1st of 2 volumes through Pedersen at the French, covers all traces after three Nc3, together with the Winawer (Nimzowitsch), Classical (including the Steinitz), MacCutcheon and Guimard diversifications. there's additionally an entire dialogue of 3...dxe4, a stream that has chanced on favour between these trying to keep away from theory.
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