The Modern Tiger by Tiger Hillarp PerssonThe Modern Tiger by Tiger Hillarp Persson

The Modern Tiger

byTiger Hillarp Persson

Paperback | March 7, 2015

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Tiger's Modern from 2005 is a modern classic, but has fallen out of date. Instead of writing a typical second edition, Swedish grandmaster Tiger Hillarp Persson has chosen to write a new book on the same topic, building on the original framework, re-analyzing every line, and adding over forty new illustrative games to his unique interpretation of the Modern Defense. The Modern Tiger offers a complete repertoire against 1.e4, as well as against 1.d4 when White continues with c4 and e4. For added flexibility, both a Modern line and a Pirc line are given against the critical Austrian Attack.
Swedish chess grandmaster Tiger Hillarp Persson is a Modern aficionado who is widely admired for his creative style and original ideas.
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Title:The Modern TigerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:536 pages, 9.42 × 6.68 × 0.84 inPublished:March 7, 2015Publisher:Quality ChessLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1907982833

ISBN - 13:9781907982835

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Table of Contents

Key to symbols used and Bibliography 4 Preface 5 Acknowledgements 8 1 4.f4 - Austrian Style 9 2 4.f4 Nf6 - The Back-up Plan 98 3 Flexible Dragon Unleashed 151 4 Flexible Dragon Restrained 201 5 The Hippopotamus 246 6 Classical Variation 299 7 4.Bg5 - Into Midair 338 8 4.Bc4 - Mad Dog 352 9 Fianchetto (In Excelsis) 394 10 Lazy Variation with c2-c3 421 11 Unusual Lines 449 12 Averbakh Variation 476 Index of Main Games 529 Variation Index 531