Publisher: New In Chess, 2010 Edition: Hardcover ISBN: 978-90-5691-336-6 Pages: 248 Language: English
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 Jacob Aagaard, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Nenad Sulava, and many others.
What do chess opening experts have in common with psychoanalysts, conductors, pianists? Genna Sosonko shows new examples of extreme preparation by the likes of Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin, and gives some surprising advice on ways to avoid it.
In his reviews, Glenn Flear writes on Evgeny Sveshnikov’s essential ‘mega-manuscript’ on ‘The Complete c3 Sicilian’, published by New In Chess itself. Next, he shows how well-known theoretician Lubomir Ftacnik has based an entire repertoire on that Variation of Variations (i.e. the Najdorf) in ‘The Sicilian Defence’. More solid stuff is Lars Schandorff’s ‘The Caro-Kann’, although the Dane also shows how Black can play aggressively. Finally, Flear read Cyrus Lakdawala’s ‘play the London system’ with pleasure, but he concludes with a grave warning.
Surveys Sicilian Defence - Moscow Variation 3.Bb5 - SI 1.6 - Finkel Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 6.Bg5 - SI 4.1 - Olthof Sicilian Defence - Najdorf Variation 6.Be3 - SI 14.8 - Huerga Leache Sicilian Defence - Taimanov Variation 8...Bb4 - SI 40.2 - Zakhartsov Sicilian Defence - Paulsen Variation 5.Bd3 - SI 42.2 - Andriasian Pirc Defence - Austrian Attack 5...c5 - PU 11.8 - Vegh King’s Fianchetto - North Sea Variation 2...Nf6 - KF 2.2 - Panczyk/Ilczuk French Defence - Advance Variation 6.a3 - FR 3.6 - Sveshnikov French Defence - Winawer Variation 7.Qg4 - FR 11.8 - Lukacs/Hazai Caro-Kann Defence - Advance Variation 3.e5 - CK 4.9 - Van der Wiel Scandinavian Defence - 3.Nf3 Line - SD 8.2 - Karolyi Alekhine’s Defence - Modern Variation 4.Nf3 g6 - AL 11.11 - Van der Tak Ruy Lopez - Berlin Defence 4.d3 - RL 7.1 - Fogarasi Ruy Lopez - Open Variation 9.Nbd2 - RL 27.14 - Mikhalevski Four Knights Opening - Rubinstein Variation 4...Nd4 - KP 11.3 - Olthof Various Openings - Budapest Gambit 3...Ne4 - VO 17.7 - Gutman Slav Defence - Semi-Slav Meran 5...a6 - SL 8.1 - Lemos Sarro Slav Defence - Semi-Slav Meran 6.Qc2 - SL 8.4 - Boersma Tarrasch Defence - Rubinstein Variation 6.g3 - TD 4.16 - Bosch Queen’s Gambit Accepted - Alekhine Variation 3...a6 - QG 5.8 - Raetsky/Chetverik Nimzo-Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4.Qc2 0-0 - NI 20.3 - A. Kuzmin Queen’s Indian Defence - Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2 Qe7 - QI 1.8 - Ikonnikov Queen’s Indian Defence - Classical Variation 4...Bb7 - QI 7.9 - Cabrera Pino Queen’s Indian Defence - Nimzowitsch Variation 4...Ba6 - QI 14.7 - Karolyi Grünfeld Indian Defence - Fianchetto Variation 3.g3 - GI 1.15 - Vegh Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Bc4 - GI 5.7 - Flear Grünfeld Indian Defence - Exchange Variation 7.Bc4 - GI 5.14 - Van der Tak King's Indian Defence - Glek Variation 7...Na6 - KI 15.9 - A. Kuzmin King’s Indian Defence - Early Divergences 6.h3 - KI 20.13 - Anka King’s Indian Defence - Fianchetto Variation 4...c5 - KI 77.3 - Palliser Benoni Defence - Modern Main Line 7.Qa4 - BI 8.1 - Edouard Old Indian Defence - Schmid Benoni 6.Bb5 - OI 16.10 - S. Kasparov Queen’s Pawn Defence - 3.g3 Line - QP 6.10 - S. Kasparov Queen’s Pawn Defence - Torre Attack 3.Bg5 - QP 7.9 - De Dovitiis
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