The Colle System Koltanowski Variation: 5. c3

    The Colle System Koltanowski Variation: 5. c3
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    Publication Date: January 1, 1998
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 99 Pages


    Publisher: Chess Digest
    Author: Andrew Soltis
    Year of Publication: 1998

    Pages: 99
    Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


    Book Description1.d4 d5 2.e3 Nf6 3.Bd3 e6 4.Nf3 c5 5.c3 and other moves where Black does not play c5. There aren't as many strategic plans and positional themes as in the Queen's Gambit; but there are still quite a lot - and that's enough for 95 percent of serious players. Against an amateur opponent, the Colle is a deadly weapon, a quick killer. Edgar Colle and his fellow Belgian native, GM George Koltanowski, registered a string of sparkling victories, many of them in less than thirty moves, with this system. He even had the great Alekhine on the ropes with it.

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