Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - The English Opening, Vol. 1: 1.c4... 2.g3

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In Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - The English Opening, volume 1  the award-winning author Mihail Marin's reveals his own white repertoire with 1.c4, followed by 2.g3.

The theory is state-of-the-art with many novelties suggested, but most useful of all are Marin's lucid explanations of how to play the resulting positions.
Volume One covers 1.c4 e5, and Volume Two will complete the repertoire by covering all Black's other replies to 1.c4.

• A repertoire for White with 1.c4 e5
• A repertoire that has been tested against grandmasters
• Written by an award-winning author

Mihail Marin is a grandmaster from Romania. His previous books for Quality Chess have established him as one of the world's finest chess authors.

Grandmaster Repertoire is a 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.

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Index of Variations:

1 The English – A Repertoire

Karpov Variation 1.c4 e5 2.g3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Bc5 5.Nf3
2 Introduction
3 7...h6 8.a3 a6
4 7...h6 8.a3 a5
5 7...a6
6 5th Move alternatives: 5.a3?! and 5.e3

Reversed Rossolimo 1.c4 e5 2.g3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Bb4 5.Nd5
7 Introduction
8 5...Nxd5?!
9 5...Bc5 99
10 5...0–0 Minor Lines
11 5...0–0 6.Nf3! Bc5
12 5...0–0 6.Nf3! e4

Botvinnik System 1.c4 e5 2.g3 Nc6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.e4 d6 6.Nge2
13 Introduction
14 6...Nf6
15 6...Be6
16 6...h5
17 6...Nge7
18 6...f5

2...Nc6 3.Nc3
19 3rd move alternatives

Reversed Dragon 1.c4 e5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 d5 4.cxd5 xd5 5.Nc3
20 Introduction and minor lines
21 8...a5
22 8...Be6
23 8...0–0 Minor Lines
24 11...a5
25 11...Nd4

Keres Variation 1.c4 e5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 c6 4.d4
26 Introduction and Sidelines
27 4...Bb4†
28 4...exd4 5.Qxd4 Na6
29 4...exd4 5.Qxd4 d5

30 Minor Lines
31 5...f5

Accelerated Keres 1.c4 e5 2.g3
32 2...c6

Odd and Trends
33 Minor Lines

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Choose your edition : Paperback
Publication date : September 8, 2009
Number of pages : 477
Publisher : Quality Chess U.K.
Weight : 784 gram
ISBN : 9781906552046