The Ragozin Complex

    A Guide for White and Black

    The Ragozin Complex
    img

    Regular Price: $27.95

    Special Price: $11.18

    Catalog Product Code: B0106NIC

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: December 16, 2011
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 352 Pages

    Book Description

    The Ragozin Complex is a flexible and versatile chess opening system that, despite its popularity, rarely has been a subject of serious study in chess literature. A hybrid of the Queen's Gambit and the Nimzo-Indian Defence, the Ragozin featured in a famous book by Soviet theoretician Lipnitsky in the 1950s. Bobby Fischer decided to learn Russian to be able to read that work and immediately afterwards started playing the Ragozin.

    In recent years the Ragozin has had a tremendous revival and is now being used at top level by players like Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian and Vasily Ivanchuk.

    In this book, the first monograph on this important system, acclaimed chess author Vladimir Barsky provides a comprehensive coverage of themes and variations, both for Black and for White. For the first time in history, amateur players can acquaint themselves with the important Ragozin System and start playing this flexible opening with confidence.

    Related Products

    • EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5
      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Are you tired of constantly having to keep up with modern chess theory?

      Or perhaps you simply wish to try out something new and inspiring, but cannot decide amongst the embarrassment of choices available?

      Look no further for the answer! In Dangerous Weapons: 1 e4 e5, renowned opening experts John Emms, Glenn Flear and Andrew Greet take a revolutionary look at one of the most famous and widely-played chess openings. Instead of travelling down well-trodden and analysed paths, the authors concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
      img

      EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - 1. e4 e5

      Dazzle Your Opponents!
      Catalog Code: E-B0189EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2
      Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings
      Comprehensive Chess Endings is a five volume master work by one of the world's leading authorities on the Chess Endgames, Grandmaster Yuri Averbakh.
      img

      Comprehensive Chess Endings - VOLUME 2

      Bishop Against Knight Endings, Rook Against Minor Piece Endings
      Catalog Code: B0184IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • My Daily Exercises
      365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
      "My Daily Exercises" is a superb collection of 365 exercises designed to help players of all levels recognize patterns, visualize tactics, and identify weak points in their opponent's position.
      img

      My Daily Exercises

      365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
      Catalog Code: B0101NIC

      Regular Price: $17.95

      Special Price: $7.18


    • Steamrolling the Sicilian
      Play For a Win with 5. f3!
      Are you looking for a way to outwit theory-sharks in the Open Sicilian? Then this may just be the book for you. The concept is simple: surprise your opponent with 5.f3, build up a strong pawn centre, avoid all of Black’s main lines and steamroll his Sicilian! Experienced grandmaster Sergey Kasparov presents a complete repertoire for White which has all the right features for ambitious and creative chess players:
      img

      Steamrolling the Sicilian

      Play For a Win with 5. f3!
      Catalog Code: B0135NIC
      Our Price: $26.95

    • Pawn Mower - Combo Edition
      The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
      Love puzzles and brain teasers? Ready for a challenge? Try this unique and challenging puzzle. Featuring over 300 puzzles from the first three Pawn Mower magazines, Pawn Mower Combo Edition has everything you need to get hooked. Think you can capture seven pawns in seven moves?
      img

      Pawn Mower - Combo Edition

      The Addictive New Puzzle ANYONE Can Solve
      Catalog Code: B0081OB
      Our Price: $15.95

    • The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2
      September 1953 - June 1955
      This volume includes reprints “The Chess Players”, originally from the October 1953 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The story of Zeno the Rat by Charles Harness faithfully recreates the small chess club atmosphere of 60 years ago.
      img

      The California Chess Reporter - VOLUME 2

      September 1953 - June 1955
      Catalog Code: B0181IS
      Our Price: $29.95

    • EBOOK - The Torre Attack - Move by Move
      This new series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge.
      img

      EBOOK - The Torre Attack - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0351EM
      Our Price: $22.95

    • EBOOK - Beating Unusual Chess Openings
      Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and Other Annoying Systems
      Beating Unusual Chess Openings is a godsend to those chess players fed up with struggling against all opening moves other than White's main two: 1 e4 and 1 d4. From the respectable (English Opening, Reti and King's Indian Attack) through to the off-beat (Nimzo-Larsen Attack, Bird's Opening) and the totally bizarre (Orangutan, Grob); everything Black needs to know about facing unusual openings is covered within these pages.
      img

      EBOOK - Beating Unusual Chess Openings

      Dealing with the English, Reti, King's Indian Attack and Other Annoying Systems
      Catalog Code: E-B0155EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook
      The name "Staunton" has become so closely associated with chess that the words have become virtually synonymous. All modern tournament chess games are required to be played with Staunton chess pieces. The First International Chess Tournament, London 1851, was organized by Staunton. The leading distributor of chess books and equipment in the USA has taken the name "House of Staunton".
      img

      Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook

      Catalog Code: B0076IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • Positional Ideas In Chess
      "The foundation upon which any position is built is the board itself, that apparently simple space of sixty-four squares arranged in alternate light and dark colors..." That is how John Love introduces the sparkling world of positional play in chess.
      img

      Positional Ideas In Chess

      Catalog Code: B0011AC
      Our Price: $19.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb