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Type: BOOKS. Detail: Sosonko,G. Product Code: 9789056918392.
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In the Forum this time we have a hot novelty by Andras Adorjan that never saw the light of day. There are several historical contributions (of course not forgetting the new developments!) by Ren Olthof and A.C. van der Tak and a couple of interesting letters by theoretically wellversed readers.From Our Own CorrespondentIn his 6th column about correspondence chess, Erwin lAmi aims to prove that Black is still OK theoretically also on email, though in this column the score is 5:0 for White! We see, among others, an amazing new knight move for White in the Classical Kings Indian, an exotic line of the Dutch Defence, and even a serious correspondence player who employs the Albin Countergambit.ReviewsIn Glenn Flears Reviews column the discussion about certain opening names crops up again. Flear reviews Gennadi Timoschenkos controversial book on The Chelyabinsk Variation (which some of us will know as the Sveshnikov Variation) of the Sicilian, also the more general treatment of The Sicilian Defense by Jerzy Konikowski and Uwe Bekemann, Maxim Chetveriks The Queens Indian Defense Main Line 4.g3 System and the highly ambitious new book by Ivan Sokolov and Ivan Salgado Lopez, The Chigorin Bible.Surveys1.e4 openings Sicilian Defence Najdorf Variation 6.Bg5 h5 Karolyi Sicilian Defence Najdorf Variation 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Andriasyan Sicilian Defence Scheveningen Variation 6 .g4 Lukacs/Hazai Sicilian Defence RichterRauzer Variation 9.f4 Be7 Gupta CaroKann Defence Advance Variation 3Bf5 4.h4 Saric Scandinavian Defence Main Line 3Qd5 Petrov Petroff Defence 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nd3 Motylev Ruy Lopez Berlin Defence 6.dxe5 Ponomariov Ruy Lopez Smyslov Variation 4 . . .g6 K.Szabo Italian Game Giuoco Piano 5 .d4 Panczyk/Ilczuk Italian Game Giuoco Piano 6 . . .d5 Kravtsiv Various Openings Grob 1.g4 Adorjan/Vegh1.d4 openings Queens Gambit Declined Blackburne Variation 5.Bf4 lAmi Queens Gambit Declined Arbakov Attack 6.Bxc4 Vilela Queens Gambit Declined Janowski Variation 3 . . .a6 Ris Slav Defence Early Divergences 4.Qc2 dxc4 Quintiliano Slav Defence Slow Slav 4 .e3 a6 Gledura NimzoIndian Defence Ragozin Variation 5.Qa4 Nc6 Timman Grnfeld Indian Defence Fianchetto Variation 7.Qb3 Vigorito Benoni Defence Benko Gambit 4.cxb5 Fogarasi Queens Pawn Openings Barry Attack 4.Bf4 Olthof Queens Pawn Openings 3.g3 b5 Ilczuk/Panczyk Queens Pawn Openings London System 2.Bf4 c5 Van Delft Others English Opening Reversed Sicilian 3.g3 Bb4 4.e4 Cummings English Opening Reversed Sicilian 3 . . .f5 Ikonnikov English Opening Symmetrical Variation 3 . . .d5 Bosch English Opening AntiGrnfeld 2 . . .d5 Marin/StoicaExercisesWith more than 75 practical opening exercises to test your understanding. Softback, 257 pages.
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