Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime.
Top GM Boris Avrukh charts a course towards an advantage with 1.d4. Avrukh is used to facing the best players in the world. In this book he presents an improved version of the repertoire that elevated him to the top 50, focussing on main lines with a kingside fianchetto.
1.d4 Volume One covers the openings after 1.d4 d5 2.c4, particularly the Catalan, Queen's Gambit Accepted, Semi-Slav, Slav, and other Queen's Gambit lines.
• Critical lines explained by an expert • Hundreds of novelties • Busts many recommended lines • A repertoire to last a lifetime
Boris Avrukh is a grandmaster from Israel. He is an Olympiad gold medallist, former World Junior Champion and analysis partner of World Championship finalists.
Key to symbols used & Bibliography Foreword by Grandmaster Boris Gelfand Foreword by the Author The Catalan 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3 The Slav 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 The Queen's Gambit 1.d4 d5 2.c4 The Queen's Gambit Accepted 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Index of variations