Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez
Dazzle your Opponents
by John Emms, Anthony Kosten, John Cox
Publisher: Everyman Chess, 2012
Edition: Paperback medium
Do you need to freshen up your chess openings? Stun your opponents with new and exciting ideas! Dangerous Weapons is a series of opening books which supply the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire.
In this book, three opening experts team up and take a contemporary look at the Ruy Lopez, one of the most popular chess openings. Instead of analysing the well-trodden main lines they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of ‘dangerous’ options for both colours.
Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
• A modern study of the Ruy Lopez
• Packed with original ideas and analysis
• Ideal weapons to shock your opponents
Grandmaster John Emms has played for England in two Chess Olympiads and was captain of the team at the 2002 Olympiad in Bled. He's an experienced coach who has worked with World Championship finalist Michael Adams and some of the UK's top junior players.
He's also a highly respected chess writer, with many outstanding works to his name. As commissioning editor for Everyman Chess, he developed the popular and interactive Move by Move series of books.
Grandmaster Tony Kosten is an experienced tournament player, with dozens of international victories to his credit. He played for England and won an individual bronze medal at the 1989 European Team Championship in Haifa.
He has lived in France since 1990, and has captained and coached the French national team. He is Managing Director of ChessPublishing.com, the renowned chess opening theory website.
John Cox is an International Master and a former British Junior Champion. His books for Everyman Chess have established him as a writer with impressive credentials.