Monday, December 14, 2015

4 Gruenfeld Defence books for Christmas

Today we consider the Gruenfeld Defence in recent books. We know the Gruenfeld as a sharp opening after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5. Both sides play in the hope to win. You must be prepared. You need tools that help you understand how to play the Gruenfeld Defence. Books such as the ones below provide you with good ideas to improve your play. These books give you good ideas.

My 12 days of Christmas is over, but I have more books to highlight. With this post, I return to my normal schedule of Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

1. The Grunfeld Defence, Vol. 1 (Grandmaster Repertoire 8) by Boris Avrukh
Grandmaster Avrukh covers all the Gruenfeld except the Exchange Variation 4.cxd5.

2. The Grunfeld Defence, Vol. 2 (Grandmaster Repertoire 9) by Boris Avrukh
The author covers the popular Exchange Variation 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5.

3. Chess Developments: The Grünfeld by David Vigorito
This provides a helpful service to update Gruenfeld players on new ideas in practice.

4. The Ultimate anti-Grunfeld: A Saemisch Repertoire by Dmitry Svetushkin
This details the possibilities after 3.f3 vs the Gruenfeld or the King's Indian Saemisch.

My Chess Training Repertoire will cover the Gruenfeld in early 2016. A new opening sheet is sent out every to my email list each Thursday. Sign up and start getting it.

You may also like: King Pawn (1.e4 e5) and Queen Pawn (1.d4 d5)
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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

4 Catalan and Nimzo books for Christmas

The ninth day of December we consider the Nimzo-Indian, Queens Indian, Bogo-Indian and the Catalan in chess books. In response to the planned White set-up of 1.d4 and 2.c4, Black plays 1...Nf6 and 2...e6. Black's strategy is to develop the king's bishop classically. Many grandmasters play this openings from both sides of the board. How do they hope to win? By discovering tools they understand better than their opponents. You must be prepared. Books such as the ones below provide you with good ideas to improve your play. These books give you good ideas.

1. Grandmaster Repertoire 1A: 1.d4: The Catalan by Boris Avrukh
This is a welcome update edition of Grandmaster Avrukh's popular repertoire.

2. The Queen's Indian: Move by Move by Lorin D'Costa
A full-time chess teacher explains for you one of the most popular defenses.

3. Opening Repertoire: Nimzo and Bogo Indian by Christof Sielecki
The author provides a reliable repertoire for Black after the 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6.

4. Nimzo-Indian: Move by Move by John Emms
A famous openings expert gives his grandmaster advice one move at a time.

My Chess Training Repertoire in the ninth issue covers the Nimzo-Indian Defence. Sign up for my email list and start getting it.

You may also like: King Pawn (1.e4 e5) and Queen Pawn (1.d4 d5)
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