Kaufman: The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White

Kaufman: The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White

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Eight years after his acclaimed \''The Chess Advantage in Black and White\'', grandmaster Larry Kaufman is back with a completely new repertoire book, covering the entire scope of chess openings for both White and Black, in one tome.

Using the latest versions of top engines like Komodo and Houdini, the former Senior World Champion and computer expert has refined his analysis of ready-to-go and easy-to-digest lines almost to perfection.

His main new conviction is that 1.d4 gives White better chances of an advantage than 1.e4, and he has changed his recommendations accordingly.

Larry Kaufman has based his repertoire on sound, practical lines that do not outdate rapidly and are suitable for masters while accessibl-e for amateurs. He regularly and successfully uses the openings he recommends himself.

The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White contains many improvements on existing opening theory and offers a good balance between narrative and variations.


Repertoire for White – Contents

White Introduction

1 Chigorin et al
2 Black Gambits
3 Dutch Defense
4 Pirc, Modern, and Philidor
5 Benoni Defenses
6 Old Indian
7 Queen’s Gambit Accepted
8 Queen’s Gambit Declined
9 Slav Defense
10 Semi-Slav Defense
11 Russian System against the Grünfeld
12 King’s Indian Defense
13 Avoiding the Nimzo-Indian Defense
14 Nimzo-Indian Defense
15 Starting with Nf3

Index of Variations (White)

Index of Players

The Repertoire for Black – Contents

Black Introduction: Magnus Carlsen’s defenses!

1 Unusual Opening Moves
2 English Opening
3 Queen’s Indian versus Réti
4 Anti-Grünfeld
5 Queen’s Pawn Openings
6 Neo-Grünfeld
7 Grünfeld Defense – Non-Exchange lines
8 Grünfeld Exchange
9 Center Game and Ponziani
10 Bishop’s Opening and Vienna
11 Gambits
12 Scotch and Four Knights Opening
13 Italian Game
14 Spanish Offshoots
15 Breyer Defense

The Repertoire in Practice

Index of Variations (Black)

Index of Players

495 Seiten, 2012, kartoniert, englisch.