Play the Slav by James Vigus is an excellent opening chess book published by Everyman Chess. This chess book demonstrates why the Slav Defense has a well-deserved reputation as one of Black's strongest answers to 1 d4 and it's no coincidence that it has been used by almost all the World Champions in chess history. Put simply the Slav is a classy chess opening one which combines reliability with the promise of dynamic counterplay. In Play the Slav James Vigus presents a comprehensive and trustworthy repertoire for Black. He outlines the main ideas for both sides of the chess board and highlights the tactics to watch out for. Play the Slav will provide you with enough knowledge and skill to play the Slav with confidence in your own games.