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Opening for White according to Kramnik 2

Completely Revised, Expanded Edition
by Alexander Khalifman

Opening for White according to Kramnik 2
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Publisher: Chess Stars, 2008
Edition: Paperback medium
Pages: 352
Language: English

A completely revised and expanded edition from the 2001 original edition. The number of pages has grown from 240 to 352.

Save 20% on: Opening for White According to Kramnik 1a, 1b, 2, 3  & 4 Combined

Part 1. Black Knights' Tango and Romanishin Variation
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4

1  2...d5 2...Nc6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
2  2...e6 3.g3 various; 3...a6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Part 2. Queen’s Indian English
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 b6 3.g3 Bb7 4.Bg2

3 4...d6 4...e5 4...d5 4...g6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
4 4...e6 5.0-0 various; 5...Be7 6.Nc3 various; 6...0-0 7.Re1 Ne4. . .62
5 4...e6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Nc3 0-0 7.Re1 d5 8.cxd5 exd5 . . . . . . . . .88
6 4...e6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Nc3 0-0 7.Re1 d5 8.cxd5 Nxd5 . . . . . . . . .116

Part 3. The “Hedgehog” Defence English
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 b6 3.g3 Bb7 4.Bg2 c5 5.0-0

7 6.Nc3.......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
8 6... d6 7.Re1 various; 7...Nbd7. . . . . . . . . . . . . .152
9 6... Be7 7.Re1 without 7...d6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159
106.. Be7 7.Re1 d6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173

Part 4. Double Fianchetto Defence
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 b6 3.g3 Bb7 4.Bg2 c5 5.0-0 g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.d4

11 various; 7...cxd4 8.Qxd4 without 8...d6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220
12 7...cxd4 8.Qxd4 d6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253

Part 5. English without Nc6 and Semi-Tarrasch Defence
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.Nc3

13 3...e6 3...d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.d4 without 5...e6 . . . . . . ......279
14 3...d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.d4 e6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290

Index of Variations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350

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