However, in Play 1 e4 e5! Nigel Davies provides a complete answer to this perennial problem by offering a concise and practical repertoire for the Black player, whilst crucially including a dependable defence to the Ruy Lopez – White's most popular attacking try in the Open Games. Davies is the perfect choice for this subject, having been battle-hardened by years of international competition in these openings.
* A complete defence to 1 e4
* Written by a 1 e4 e5 expert
* All of White's tries are covered
* Includes White's main weapon, the Ruy Lopez