From the Inside Flap
You can’t — and you don’t have to! If you understand the basic goals of the opening you’re playing, you will know which moves fit logically into its overall scheme. This classic, best-selling volume, now completely reset in modern algebraic notation, explains everything you need to know to play the opening sensibly and successfully.
Reuben Fine, an International Grandmaster, is one of the world’s top players and a leading theoretician of chess. He is the author of over half a dozen books, including the definitive Basic Chess Endings.