Chess Stars, paperback, Englisch, ISBN: 978-954-8782-82-1, 308 Seiten, 2.
bearbeitete und erweiterte Auflage 2011.
Band III: Maroczy System, English (with 1...c5), Modern Defence, Dutch
Defence, Rare Lines
The third in the acclaimed series of books by former FIDE world champion
Khalifman about the reigning BrainGames world champion
Kramnik's opening repertoire with white.
This volume covers the Maroczy system (1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 g6 3.e4),English with
1...c5, Modern (1.Nf3 g6/d6), Dutch Defence (1.Nf3 f5 2 c4 Nf6 3 g3) and rare
lines such as 1.Nf3 b6 and 1.Nf3 b5.
Khalifman's explanations are detailed
Though it is Kramnik's repertoire being examined, the author does not confine
himself to an examination of his games, but widens the scope to include the play
of many other contemporary grandmasters.
- Maroczy System 1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 g6 3.e4 Nc6; 3...Bg7
- 1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 Nc6 3.d4 cd 4.Nd4
- Modern Defence 1.Nf3 g6;
- Dutch Defence 1.Nf3 f5 2.Nf6 3.g3
- Rare Lines 1.Nf3 b6; 1...b5