The Ragozin Complex

    A Guide for White and Black

    The Ragozin Complex
    img
    Our Price: $27.95

    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

    • A Rock-Solid Chess Opening Repertoire for Black
      The French Connection - Winning Ways with 1. e4 e6 and 1. d4 e6
      In this book, Grandmaster Eingorn shows that it is possible both to play solidly, and to take White out of his comfort zone. He recommends ideas and move-orders that are a little off the beaten track, but which he has very carefully worked out over many years of his own practice.
      img

      A Rock-Solid Chess Opening Repertoire for Black

      The French Connection - Winning Ways with 1. e4 e6 and 1. d4 e6
      Catalog Code: B0180GB
      Our Price: $23.95

    • Chess Marches On!
      A Vivid Record of Chess Activities in the Leading Centers of the World
      This is a collection of 50 of the finest games played during the period 1941-1944 by the world's greatest masters.
      img

      Chess Marches On!

      A Vivid Record of Chess Activities in the Leading Centers of the World
      Catalog Code: B0167IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    • EBOOK - Starting Out - The Trompowsky
      The Trompowsky Attack is well known as an ambitious and aggressive opening. Initially an offbeat line favoured by club players, in recent history it has undergone somewhat of a transformation. Thanks to the efforts and innovations of Grandmasters such as Mickey Adams and Julian Hodgson, it has been fine-tuned into a powerful attacking weapon, and today it is seen as an important mainline opening in its own right.
      img

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The Trompowsky

      Catalog Code: E-B0296EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • EBOOK - Offbeat Nimzo-Indian
      A Selection of Aggressive Anti-Nimzo Lines including 4. a3, 4. f3 and 4. Bg5
      The Nimzo-Indian Defence continues to be one of Black's most reliable ways of meeting the queen's pawn opening. It's popular at all levels of chess and a constant source of anxiety for White players. How can White find a worthwhile line against this incredibly firm defence? How can White set his Nimzo opponent difficult tasks from the outset? Perhaps it's time to look somewhere different from the well-trodden main lines.
      img

      EBOOK - Offbeat Nimzo-Indian

      A Selection of Aggressive Anti-Nimzo Lines including 4. a3, 4. f3 and 4. Bg5
      Catalog Code: E-B0130EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • How to Play the From Gambit
      In this monograph, Eric Schiller presents a state-of-the-art report an the opening together with explanation aimed at the average player. In addition, he provides many new ideas. Both ancient sources and the latest tournament and correspondence games have been examined, many from obscure sources which have not found their way into the body of published theory.
      img

      How to Play the From Gambit

      Catalog Code: CB0191RB
      Our Price: $7.95

    • EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
      Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
      img

      EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

      Catalog Code: E-B0118EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Chess Strategy for Advanced Students
      The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet it is one of the most important aspects of practical play. In this book, positional factors have been approached, with examples showing how a certain specific weakness can be exploited by specific means. This book includes complete games where the strategic and positional factors are seen in the complex interplay of the middle game and end game.
      img

      Chess Strategy for Advanced Students

      Catalog Code: B0086IS
      Our Price: $13.95

    • EBOOK - Starting Out - The King's Indian
      The King's Indian is one of the most exciting defences in chess and is favoured by ambitious and aggressive players. At the highest level it has been a major weapon for World Champions Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov. In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the King's Indian, studying the key principles of its many variations.
      img

      EBOOK - Starting Out - The King's Indian

      Catalog Code: E-B0038EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 157 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 3
      A Complete Repertoire For White
      The Queen’s Gambit Accepted is a fundamental defence to 1 d4 and has been used by many World Champions, Petrosian, Anand and Kasparov, to name but a few.On this all-new Foxy Openings Repertoire DVD , Andrew Martin introduces the viewer to the QGA and at the same time provides repertoire suggestions to the other main line white possibilities after 1 d4 d5. Volume #3 features the Kings Indian, Grunfeld, Nimzo Indian
      img

      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 157 - Winning with the Queen's Gambit - Disk 3

      A Complete Repertoire For White
      Catalog Code: DVD0157FX
      Our Price: $24.95

    • SHOPWORN - Practical Endgame Play
      Beyond the Basics
      The Definitive Guide to the Endgames that Really Matter!

      Welcome to a new type of endgame book. A book that includes...
      The most common endgames you will ever encounter.
      Examinations of material balances you will reach in almost half of your games.
      Over 500 pages of grandmaster advice and analysis, assisted by the latest computer software.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Practical Endgame Play

      Beyond the Basics
      Catalog Code: SWB0148EM

      Regular Price: $40.95

      Special Price: $21.00


    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb