Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire

    Garry Kasparov's Opening Repertoire
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    Publication Date: June 13, 2012
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 244 Pages

    Book Description

    Grandmaster Leonid Shamkovich was among the world's greatest chess opening analysts and theoreticians. His published works were deeply studied and used by Bobby Fischer. Here, Shamkovich creates the Master-Study of World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov's Chess Opening Repertoire, assisted by FIDE Master Eric Schiller.

    This work has been updated in 2012 to include all of the latest World Chess Championship matches by Garry Kasparov.

    World Champions exert a strong influence on fashion in opening play, and Garry Kasparov is no exception. His advocacy of such variations as the Tarrasch, Catalan and Gruenfeld has brought these openings from the back pages of opening manuals into the forefront of theoretical discussion. The purpose of this book is to explore the development of Kasparov's opening repertoire and to present the core of a repertoire which the reader can apply in his own games. All recent theoretical developments have been incorporated into the work, so that the most important variations of these openings are critically up to date as at June 2012.

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