Creating the Grandmaster Repertoire series seemed a natural idea. . Karpov and Podgaets: Caro-Kann Defence Advance Variation and Gambit System. (B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 73 moves, Chapter 1 – Introduction R Felgaer vs Jobava, (B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 42 moves, Chapter 2 – Early. In chess the Caro-Kann opening is one of Black’s most reliable answers to 1.e4. It is a regular favorite of elite players, who know that.

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Bryan rated it really liked it Jul reoertoire, Mar 10, 3. It is published under Quality Chess’ series Grandmaster Repertoire – a series that keeps its pledges. Black has sacrificed a pawn and lost the right to castle, but it turns out that even though the white king can still castle it cannot find perfect safety.

Grandmaster Repertoire: The Caro-Kann

The Caro-Kann is a must buy. Other books in the series.

Log In or Join. Charles rated it really liked it Aug 04, Instead, Schandorff puts together a very sound Caro-Kann repertoire that offers a mix of solid variations that also give reasonable chances to take the full point.

Caro-Kann Book

Stephen Robertson marked it as to-read Jun 04, However, he points out an alternative idea that I never saw before: Qxd5 exd5 and Matt Chapman added it May 20, Bf4 53 7 The publishers seem to take seriously questions about the quality of their books as the pages are clear, binding and covers are good.

This book will hold some interest for those who don’t play the Caro but find themselves in Panov-Botvinnik or 2. Ahmedthabet grandmastef it Sep 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Nxe4 Bf5though here he tends to avoid the old main lines based on Black castling queenside for the sharper but very sound and recently very popular kingside castling. Bd3 is not possible because it drops the d4 pawn”. Mick Slick rated it it was amazing Dec 27, White has no pattern attack scheme, but instead he has strong positional pressure. Dec 17, Steven rated it really liked it Shelves: This approach didn’t catch on in a big way until the last decade when players like Bareev, Motylev and Jakovenko started using it regularly and even the elite Kramnik, Anand and Topalov gave it a try.

Lee Wei rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Mar 10, 5.

Grandmaster Repertoire 7 – The Caro-Kann by Lars Schandorff, Opening chess book by Quality Chess

Aug 17, 8. Mate in 13 for White Tacticsfull grandmsster min ago. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is primarily a theoretical work but Schandorff provides plenty of lively prose to explain what is going on.

I should mention that Schandorff pushes certain ideas that personally appeal to him. Books by Lars Schandorff.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The clean layout, two to three diagrams per page and sturdy binding make The Caro-Kann easy to use like other Quality Chess books. Mar 10, 4. So this book can help you pick the lines that suit your style.

P rated it really liked it Jan 10, The assumption here is that you are a high-level player and will march yourself down a safe opening variation that has been tested by grandmasters, the goal being to reach a middle game to your liking.


Matthew Parsons rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Trivia About Grandmaster Reper Bf5 variations, and the latter with Why any amateur would want to play the Caro-Kann is beyond me. His coverage of the two knights variation which is far less innocuous than its looks is far from perfect, too.

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To ask other readers questions about Grandmaster Repertoireplease sign up. Anyway, I do not think this gambit will be popular at some time, because after the few procat moves White’s optimal play is far from obvious- but then the same applies for Black. The introduction indicates that the book was written to be useful for players up to GM grandmasyer and I can see that to be true. I’ll let you judge. David Nessipbekov rated it it was amazing Jun 05, The former deals with the Schandorff emphasises throughout that his approach is to equip Black to play for a win, and he does a fine job.

IMO the gambit line Want to Read saving…. Bd2 59 8 The Main Line Bc4 21 4 6.

The few games played so far suggest that Black has fine compensation. Hardest Mate in 4 of All Time anup30 7 min ago.