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By Zenon Franco

Chess defined is a brand new sequence of books approximately chess openings. they don't seem to be theoretical works within the conventional feel, yet extra a sequence of classes from a chess specialist with large over-the-board event with a gap. you'll achieve an knowing of the outlet and the middlegames to which it leads, allowing you in finding definitely the right strikes and plans on your personal video games. it truly is as though you have been sitting on the board with a chess trainer answering your questions on the plans for each side, the guidelines in the back of specific strikes, and what particular wisdom you want to have.* 25 contemporary and hugely instructive video games mentioned intimately* bankruptcy introductions and conclusions emphasize the most important issues* complete indexes of video games and adaptations* large verbal reasons of plans and manoeuvresThe glossy Benoni is a perennial favorite between avid gamers trying to create profitable percentages with Black. it's one of many few openings the place White has no effortless option to strength drawish simplifications or deny Black any dynamic counterplay. either avid gamers have to comprehend the imbalances within the place and pursue their plans with nice power. during this booklet Franco exhibits how Black can search to create the type of mayhem that has attracted champions reminiscent of Tal, Kasparov and Topalov to the Benoni, and in addition demonstrates how White can search both to place a positional clamp at the video game, in any other case to hurricane Black's place ahead of his improvement is whole. a distinct part bargains with the very important query of move-orders.

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By Zenon Franco

Chess defined is a brand new sequence of books approximately chess openings. they don't seem to be theoretical works within the conventional feel, yet extra a sequence of classes from a chess specialist with large over-the-board event with a gap. you'll achieve an knowing of the outlet and the middlegames to which it leads, allowing you in finding definitely the right strikes and plans on your personal video games. it truly is as though you have been sitting on the board with a chess trainer answering your questions on the plans for each side, the guidelines in the back of specific strikes, and what particular wisdom you want to have.* 25 contemporary and hugely instructive video games mentioned intimately* bankruptcy introductions and conclusions emphasize the most important issues* complete indexes of video games and adaptations* large verbal reasons of plans and manoeuvresThe glossy Benoni is a perennial favorite between avid gamers trying to create profitable percentages with Black. it's one of many few openings the place White has no effortless option to strength drawish simplifications or deny Black any dynamic counterplay. either avid gamers have to comprehend the imbalances within the place and pursue their plans with nice power. during this booklet Franco exhibits how Black can search to create the type of mayhem that has attracted champions reminiscent of Tal, Kasparov and Topalov to the Benoni, and in addition demonstrates how White can search both to place a positional clamp at the video game, in any other case to hurricane Black's place ahead of his improvement is whole. a distinct part bargains with the very important query of move-orders.

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Li:lc3 li:lc6, Gutman. g. li:ld4 YMg6 14 . li:le4?! xd6?! YMb3 li:lc5 with a draw, Gutm an. g. YMd2 li:le5, while after S ... ixc4+?! Vc2 • - ... \Wl . 'f� . ,. ' ' ' f. ". ;·� ', � � ---:.. 7:tf i�J�···w �/. • •• - - iQ:. - ' -�· . � . . Q!. a3 is best answered by 5 ... �c3 �c6 (for 5 ... d6!? f4?! g3 is strongly met by I I .. ie5 ! ic5+?! �ge2? ih3+ 0:1 ) goes back into the main line, Gutman. "As Borik says, this is the hardest move to meet. �c2 depends on whether Black can support the knight for the one move by d7-d5 as a prepa­ ration for ..

0g0 /0xf2! lxe3+) 10 ... icS, while 9 ... /Od2. g. Je l+ 13. Ia3 /0b4, Anatoli Matsukevkh) 1 ... hd6 reaches one critical position. �e2 Jd4 0: 1 Ness ­ Rigenstrup, Drammen 1 947) 9 ... lc5!? ixg3, Borik) IO ... eg6! threatening 14 .. ixd2 mate Klastev - Do­ nev, Bulgaria 1 954) 9 ... lt:lc5 (9 ... lt:lb4?! ea4 ef6) 1 2 .. e3 ? g. xd3�d3. lt:la5 (9.. g. IO .. lt:lb4? a3, Davey Richter, corr 1 985, or 1 O ... g. ed7! ( The world premiere could have been perfect after 16 ... lt:lf3 ge l+! 'it>h2 lt:lc 2!?

FxdS, a line regarded as good for Black - Chapter 3, Section 2, while 6 ... ltlxc3 (6.. a3? faS, Roger Thomsen) 8 .. fe7 with a pleas­ ant position for Black, Gutman. e3 looks a bit passive. id3? g. �fS ! id2? a3!? g. ltlg3 8. rc4or 7.. cxd5 Ad? ltlc3?! ra4+?! ltlc5 (on 6 ... ltld4! d6 is wrong due to 8 ... g. e3 0-0-0) 8 ... ltlb5 c6 (IO... ;le? 0-0 a4 with counterplay, Gutman. txe4 appears inade­ quate, Feistenauer - Philipps, corr 1 990. • Black i� intent on commencing a central battle and hopes to prove that the white queen u misplaced on c2.

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