CARO-KANN

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Year of Publication
1993 2014 1993 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Byron Jacobs (1)
  2. Cyrus Lakdawala (1)
  3. Joe Gallagher (1)
  4. John Emms (1)
  5. Jovanka Houska (3)
  6. Lorin D'Costa (1)
  7. Richard Palliser (1)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (5)
  2. AN - Algebraic (4)
Topics
  1. Opening (1)
Popular Book Series
  1. Dangerous Weapons (1)
  2. Move by Move (3)
  3. Starting Out (1)

    Beating the Caro-Kann
    New opening ideas are created frequently, but few have had the meteoric career of Nigel Short's system against the Caro-Kann defense. Virtually unknown before 1988, it has become a regular customer in super tournaments since the 1990's. And yet it is so simple to handle that a Class B player can master most of the strategies in an afternoon. The British GM's system consists of playing the Advance variation of the Caro-Kann with a relatively modest form of development- modest yet it can pack quite a wallop. What short discovered was not just a new move, but a new concept. Despite the presence of the annoying bishop on the excellent b1-h7 diagonal, Black had not equalized, he announced. Short demonstrated that the bishop could, in fact, become a liability that would be attacked in the general expansion of white's pawns on the kingside. 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5(as well as 3..c5 and 3..Na6)-new strategy against each one.
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    Beating the Caro-Kann

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    Caro-Kann Advance
    The Advance variation of the Caro-Kann (1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5) is a highly aggressive method of countering one of Black's most solid defenses. White immediately seizes ground in the center and lays the basis of a middlegame attack. Over the past few years Alexei Shirov, Nigel Short, Veselin Topalov and Gata Kamsky have made major contribution to update the theory of this variation and their example has inspired thousands of club and tournament players to adopt it into their own repertoires. In this book, International Master Byron Jacobs explains the strategy and tactics of this highly fashionable variation. Through the use of model games for both sides, the author provides a thorough grounding in the key ideas, so that readers can quickly and confidently start to use the Advance Caro-Kann in their own games.
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    Caro-Kann Advance

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    Starting Out - Caro-Kann
    In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the Caro-Kann, studying the key principles of its many variations. Throughout the book there is an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while important strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
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    Starting Out - Caro-Kann

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    E-BOOK - Starting Out - Caro-Kann
    In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster Joe Gallagher goes back to the basics of the Caro-Kann, studying the key principles of its many variations. Throughout the book there is an abundance of notes, tips, warnings and exercises to help the improving player, while important strategies, ideas and tactics for both sides are clearly illustrated.
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    E-BOOK - Starting Out - Caro-Kann

    Catalog Code: E-B0043EM
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    Play the Caro-Kann
    A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
    In this book, International Master Jovanka Houska presents the reader with a concise and trustworthy repertoire within the Caro-Kann, providing a solution against all of White's main options, and efficient methods to deal with tricky sidelines. Houska examines the important tactical and strategic plans for both sides, arming the reader with enough information to begin playing the Caro-Kann with confidence in their own games.
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    Play the Caro-Kann

    A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
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    EBOOK - Play the Caro-Kann
    A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
    In this book, International Master Jovanka Houska presents the reader with a concise and trustworthy repertoire within the Caro-Kann, providing a solution against all of White's main options, and efficient methods to deal with tricky sidelines. Houska examines the important tactical and strategic plans for both sides, arming the reader with enough information to begin playing the Caro-Kann with confidence in their own games.
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    EBOOK - Play the Caro-Kann

    A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
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    SHOPWORN - Play the Caro-Kann
    A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
    In this book, International Master Jovanka Houska presents the reader with a concise and trustworthy repertoire within the Caro-Kann, providing a solution against all of White's main options, and efficient methods to deal with tricky sidelines. Houska examines the important tactical and strategic plans for both sides, arming the reader with enough information to begin playing the Caro-Kann with confidence in their own games.
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    SHOPWORN - Play the Caro-Kann

    A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann
    Dazzle Your Opponents
    Are you tired of playing the same old openings again and again? Perhaps it's time for a change: choose Dangerous Weapons and amaze your opponents with new and exciting opening ideas! In this book, three opening specialists get together to take a revolutionary look at the Caro-Kann. In doing so they take the road less travelled and concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations - selecting a wealth of 'dangerous' options for both colours.
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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons - Caro-Kann

    Dazzle Your Opponents
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    The Caro-Kann - Move by Move
    In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Caro-Kann, which enjoys a richly deserved reputation as one of Black's most reliable defences. It provides an ideal blend of soundness and dynamism, which allows Black to create counterplay from a solid platform.
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    The Caro-Kann - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0341EM
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    EBOOK - The Caro-Kann - Move by Move
    In this book, Cyrus Lakdawala examines the Caro-Kann, which enjoys a richly deserved reputation as one of Black's most reliable defences. It provides an ideal blend of soundness and dynamism, which allows Black to create counterplay from a solid platform.
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    EBOOK - The Caro-Kann - Move by Move

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    The Panov-Botvinnik Attack - Move by Move
    This 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. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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    The Panov-Botvinnik Attack - Move by Move

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