The opening is one of the most important parts of the chess game. Weaken your pawns by mistake, and they're taken. Attack wildly and haphazzardly, and your pieces are picked off. Misuse your queen and she's trapped. Carelessly neglect development and you're mated. You've scarely begun, and the game is over. Fortunately, National Master Bruce Pandolfin's More Chess Openings: Traps and Zaps 2, offers drills and skills to help players of all levels avoid these perils and pitfalls.
Including over 200 traps and 200 zaps. More Chess Openings presents everyday errors in openings and their immediate refuations. With detailed instruction and his usual percise explanation, Pandolfini teaches the defenses necessary to ward off the toughest opponents. Openings covered include: