The Ponziani Opening enjoys a long history, but for some unknown reason it 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 fancy learning the masses of theory associated with more high-profile openings like the Ruy Lopez.
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 lines for both White and Black, and highlight the key tactical and positional ideas. This book provides everything you need to know to play the Ponziani in your own games.
* Ideal for improvers, club players and tournament players
* Bonus coverage of what to do if Black avoids the Ponziani
* Packed with Original Ideas