For some unknown reason the Ponziani Opening has been neglected in recent times. Don't be fooled by its apparently harmless reputation: the Ponziani is full of tricks and catches many unsuspecting opponents by surprise. It's also a perfect weapon for those who don't enjoy learning the mountains of theory. In Play the Ponziani, Dave Taylor and Keith Hayward present a comprehensive guide to this intriguing opening. They provide coverage of all the main lines, identify the best options, and highlight the key tactical and positional ideas. This book provides everything you need to know to play the Ponziani in your own games.
Dave Taylor is a former US Correspondence Chess Champion, winning with an amazing 13 wins and one draw. Keith Hayward is a FIDE Master, and an International Master of correspondence chess.