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Publisher: New In Chess, 2010 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-90-5691-303-8 Pages: 248 Language: English
Forum Readers from all over the world join in discussions on previous Surveys. Titled players, correspondence players and club players shed their light on opening developments and search for the truth together. With contributions by Anish Giri, Ashot Nadanian, Efstratios Grivas, Jose Vilela, and many others.
Sosonko’s Corner In this Corner, Sosonko focuses on preparation aimed at a specific opponent. How did star players like Magnus Carlsen, Anatoly Karpov and Mikhail Tal adapt their opening choice to the strengths and weaknesses of their rivals? In short; how do you surprise an opponent who thinks he knows everything about you?
Book Reviews Glenn Flear has read four books on gambits for this Yearbook. Part four of John Watson’s famous ‘Mastering the Chess Openings’ series concentrates largely on gambits. David Vigorito’s ‘Understanding the Marshall Attack’ is on a mainstream opening which, however, started long ago as a gambit and in fact still is one! Boris Alterman’s ‘The Alterman Gambit Guide – White Gambits’ is a repertoire book for players who like to sac a pawn for sharp positions, whereas Kiril Georgiev’s ‘Squeezing the Gambits’ aims to give good antidotes to the Benko, Budapest, Albin (Counter-) and Blumenfeld Gambits.
Surveys Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 7...Qb6 - SI 8.1 - Karolyi Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 6.Be3 - SI 14.8 - Huerga Leache Sicilian Defence - Accelerated Dragon 4...g6 - SI 33.3 - Huerga Leache Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 8...Bb4 - SI 40.2 - Zakhartsov Sicilian Defence - Closed Variation 2...a6 - SI 44.4 - Vegh French Defence - Rubinstein Variation 7.c3 - FR 7.4 - Meier Caro-Kann Defence - Advance Variation 4.Nf3 - CK 4.8 - S. Kasparov Caro-Kann Defence - Advance Variation 4.Nf3 - CK 4.11 - Finkel Scandinavian Defence - 3.Nf3 Line - SD 8.2 - Vilela Alekhine’s Defence - Voronezh Variation 5.ed6 - AL 7.14 - Raetsky/Chetverik Petroff Defence - Jaenisch Variation 8.c4 - RG 6.12 - Lukacs/Hazai Ruy Lopez - Cozio Variation 3...Nge7 - RL 4.1-4 - A. Kuzmin Ruy Lopez - Berlin Variation 6.de5 - RL 7.1 - Fogarasi Ruy Lopez - Exchange Variation 5...Qf6 - RL 8.6 - Anka Ruy Lopez - Arkhangelsk Variation 6...Bc5 - RL 12.6 - Lukacs/Hazai King’s Pawn Opening - Two Knights Variation 4.d4 - KP 15.11 - Hafner/Olthof Queen’s Gambit Declined - Exchange Variation 10.h3 - QO 11.12 - Karolyi Slav Defence - Krause Variation 9.e3 - SL 4.5 - Gupta Slav Defence - Anti-Moscow 5.Bg5 h6 - SL 6.6 - Dronavalli Tarrasch Defence - Semi-Tarrasch 6.e4 - TD 2.9 - Grivas Catalan Opening - Closed Variation 4...Bb4 - CA 1.3 - A. Kuzmin Nimzo-Indian Defence - Rubinstein Variation 5.Ne2 - NI 13.5 - Panczyk/Ilczuk Nimzo-Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...c5 - NI 21.12 - Sulskis Nimzo-Indian Defence - Vienna Variation 7.e5 - NI 27.14 - Scherbakov Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 5.e3 - GI 3.1 - Vegh Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Nf3 - GI 4.5+8 - Palliser King’s Indian Defence - Classical Main Line 9.Ne1 - KI 3.4 - Finkel Benoni Defence - The Bd3, h3 System - BI 8.14 - Neubauer Old Indian Defence - Schmid Benoni 6.Be2 - OI 16.14 - S. Kasparov Dutch Defence - Leningrad Variation 7...Qe8 - HD 6.14 - Panczyk/Ilczuk English Opening - Symmetrical Variation 3...b6 - EO 40.6 - Andriasian English Opening - Anti-Grünfeld Line 5.e4 - EO 52.8 - De Dovitiis
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