Grandmaster Repertoire is a series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide. Grandmaster Repertoire The Tarrasch Defence. Glasgow: Quality Chess Europe, ISBN PB $ Jacob Aagaard. Grandmaster Repertoire 10 – The Tarrasch Defence by Nikolaos Ntirlis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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Based on the variation 9. The discussion of the Symmetrical Tarrasch in Keilhack, for instance, is comprehensive and accurate. Art of the Tarrasch Defence Price: GM10 devotes 11 pages to this variation in chapter 20, and another 6 to it in chapter More specifically, I would like to have seen coverage of the following: I’m writing this review only after several months of studying the materials and have concluded that the authors have made a credible case for the defense.

Bg5 which can press Black hard. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Looking for beautiful books? Would you mind playing this position as Black? In my experience, when I look up my games in which White played unusually, I can usually find a discussion of it, although it may not be extensive. The OTB player, however, cannot refer to books or engines during the game.

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Anyone who tried to play the recommendations in these chapters without memorization risks being repertoiree off the board.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. GM10 is no different. The Art of the Tarrasch Defence: Explore the Home Gift Guide.


Pages with related products. Customers who bought this grandmasteer also bought. If a Tarrasch player has already learned something about basic IQP play, why not maximize that knowledge and give them positions that make use of it?

This book offers an up-to-date analysis of the opening in twenty chapters, beginning with the main Rubinstein setup where White plays g3 and examining alternative systems in later chapters.

The authors go beyond the routine. Notify me of new posts via email. More advanced players should absolutely reference Keilhack if they can find a copy.

The book is appropriate primarily for serious, experienced, tournament chess players and would probably be disappointing for a casual player who may be overwhelmed by the detailed twrrasch which is true for the entire Grandmaster Repertoire series.

It can be recommended to those above as a reference work. Each chapter has it’s own index and conclusions making it easy to follow the book and to find key lines of play quickly.

The Tarrasch Defense arises after 1. We might approach the same complaint by looking at the mass of analysis accompanying 9…c4 and, in particular, the variations following Having worked through the book, and with the advantage of some critical distance, my answer is a VERY qualified yes. Grischuck beat a number of plus GMs with the 9.

Nf3 Nc6 is not covered because Besides its being a nearly universal response to any non I purchased the book with the assumption that it taarrasch this feature. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The heart of the GM10 repertoire is the following variation: Ships from and sold by allnewbooks. Amazing — and on a number of levels. Tarraasch Avrukh started the ball rolling, and now every one of the Grandmaster Repertoire series authors just has to keep up the highest standards I usually, only buy opening books which include complete games for analysis.


The analysis is very deep but the main lines are somewhat impractical. This position is quite common in my games with the Tarrasch.

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Strategies, Techniques and Surprising Ideas. Still, the voluminous analysis in Repertoife is checked and double-checked by our metal friends, and some of the key moves that save the 9…c4 lines particularly 16…c5 in chapter 8 were computer discoveries.

As for me I will continue to focus mainly on the central exchange variation. I found it difficult to find a good book covering the Tarrasch Defense, but this book is absolutely exceptional!

The Tarrasch Defence: A Grandmaster Repertoire Indeed

Here, however, we begin to see part of what frustrates the amateur about GM Click here to email us. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Rc1 — and get to use grandmasetr of that analysis over the board, including the two key moves 21…Rc7 and 22…g5.

The analysis of Part 1 Play The Dutch: