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Opening Repertoire: The Slav

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448 pages, paperback, Everyman, 1. edition 2022

From the series »opening repertoire«

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The Slav (1 d4 d5 2 c4 c6) is a great choice against 1 d4 for players who are after a solid position from the opening but one that also contains dynamic possibilities. The pawn on c6 guarantees Black a firm foothold in the centre but there is also the ever-present possibility to capture on c4 and possibly even try to hold on to this pawn. The Slav is ideal for combining reliability with a promise for dynamic counterplay in the middlegame.

In Opening Repertoire: The Slav, highly experienced chess author and coach Cyrus Lakdawala guides the reader through the complexities of the Slav and carves out a repertoire for Black. He examines all aspects of this highly complex opening and provides the reader with well-researched, fresh, and innovative analysis. Each annotated game has valuable lessons on how to play the opening and contains instructive commentary on typical middlegame plans.

  • A complete repertoire for Black against 1 d4.

  • A question and answer approach provides an excellent study method.

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Weight 750 g
Manufacturer Everyman
Width 17 cm
Height 24 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2022
Author Cyrus Lakdawala
Series opening repertoire
Language English
Edition 1
ISBN-13 9781781945964
Pages 448
Binding paperback

003 About the Author

005 Bibliography

006 Introduction

012 1) Main Line Dutch: 9 Qe2 Bg6

043 2) Pin Variation: 9 Qe2 Bg4

073 3) Dutch Lines with Nh4

095 4) The 6 Ne5 Variation

130 5) The 6 Nh4 Variation

155 6) Geller and Catalan Gambits

206 7) The 5 e3 Quiet Line

220 8) Semi-Slav: Ulf’s Variation

251 9) 4 Qb3 or 4 Qc2 Variation

273 10) The Exchange Slav

327 11) Slav versus Flank Openings

413 12) Panov-Botvinnik and Pseudo-Panov

438 Index of Variations

447 Index of Complete Games

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