Moskalenko’s 'The Flexible French' appeared in 2008, it caused a
sensation. It was hailed by reviewers from all over the world as
eye-opening, full of new ideas, easy to read, sparkling, and
Time has not stood still, and the popular French
Defence has seen a lot of new theoretical developments, not few of which
were inspired by 'The Flexible French'. Seven years after its
publication, Viktor Moskalenko has decided to fully revise, update and
extend his modern classic.
The Even More Flexible French has largely the same structure as its predecessor, but the content is
fully up-to-date on the latest theory. There are twelve new chapters on
lines that have grown in importance, 28 more games, and throughout
Moskalenko has found hundreds of improvements, alternatives, new ideas
and fresh weapons that will delight and surprise the reader.
book contains a more or less complete French repertoire for Black. Yet
Moskalenko also presents quite a few weapons and opportunities for
White. The Ukrainian Grandmaster’s analysis is, as before, high-level,
his touch has remained light and fresh.
Viktor Moskalenko (1960) is an International Grandmaster and a well-known chess coach.
The former Ukrainian champion has won many tournaments in Spain, his new
home country. He is the author of The Fabulous Budapest Gambit (2007),
The Flexible French (2008), Revolutionize Your Chess (2009), The
Wonderful Winawer (2010), The Perfect Pirc-Modern (2013), and The
Diamond Dutch (2014).Publisher: New In Chess, 2015
Edition: Paperback medium