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Play the Grunfeld

Detailed Coverage of this Kasparov Favourite

Product Code: B0077EM

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Publisher: Everyman Chess
Author: Yelena Dembo
Year of Publication: 2007

Pages: 192
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


Book Description The Grunfeld is an exciting and dynamic answer to 1. d4, and has become very popular at all levels of chess. A major reason for this is that it has been a long-time favourite of the World's strongest-ever chess player, Garry Kasparov, who used it many times in his numerous World Championship battles. The Grunfeld very much relies on the principles of the hyper-modern school of chess: Black allows White to erect an impressive-looking center on the assumption that in the long run it could prove to be more of a liability than an asset. Play often becomes very complex and tactical, one of the reasons the Grunfeld appeals to ambitious players.

Despite its attractions, some prospective Grunfeld players are discouraged by the necessity of needing to learn numerous different variations in such a complex opening. In Play the Grunfeld, however, opening expert Yelena Dembo circumvents this problem by producing a comprehensive and yet workable repertoire for Black, offering a solution against each of White's tries, whether it's a critical main line or a tricky sideline. After reading this book, you will have the required knowledge and confidence to begin playing the Grunfeld in your own games.

* Written by a renowned Grunfeld expert
* Covers all of White's main tries
* Reveals the tactical and positional ideas for both sides

Contents

Part One - The Exchange Variation (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 N xd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7)
1 Introducing 7 Nf3 c5
2 The Critical 8 Rb1
3 Be3 Systems
4 The Fashionable 7 Bc4
5 White's 7th Move Alternatives
6 4 cxd5 Nxd5 without 5 e4

Part Two - 3 Nc3 Without The Exchange
7 The Russian System
8 Qa4+ Systems
9 Bf4 Systems
10 Bg5 Systems
11 The Solid 4 e3
12 Offbeat 4th Move Alternatives

Part Three - White Postpones Nc3
13 The Fianchetto System
14 Angling for a Samisch: 3 f3

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Author: Yelena Dembo
Publication Date: January 1, 2007
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 192 Pages

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