Chess players spend a great deal of time study preparing defenses to 1.e4 and 1.d4, but when they meet a flank opening, they are usually unprepared. This book has been written to fill this void. Based partially on the repertoire of Bobby Fischer, defenses to 1.c4 English Opening, 1.Nf3 King's Knight Attack, 1.f4 Bird's Opening, 1.b4 Sokolsky Opening. The author gives you the analysis that Black should know to battle these openings. Also covered are positional themes and plans.