Grandmaster Repertoire is a series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide. Grandmaster Repertoire The Tarrasch Defence. Glasgow: Quality Chess Europe, ISBN PB $ Jacob Aagaard. Grandmaster Repertoire 10 – The Tarrasch Defence by Nikolaos Ntirlis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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Grischuck beat a number of plus GMs with the 9. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Showing of 7 reviews. If you follow the book recommendations, the likelihood is 0 that you will face this position. Nf3 Nc6 when White can play 6.

This is no small task, especially given that Aagaard and Ntirlis only leave themselves about a third of the book to do so.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? All main lines have been repaired, including those no one knew were broken. The book is a masterful study of a defense that has been considered somewhat dubious for many years. Kudos to the authors. I also was a little disappointed to find out that my reward for playing a long variation with a lot of tricky moves was to arrive in an endgame for which the main thing going for it is that it is possible to hold.

More specifically, I would like to have seen coverage of the following: Why, then, do Aagaard and Ntirlis abandon the 9…cxd4 lines, which leave Black with the familiar IQP, and instead take up the theoretically demanding 9…c4?

IM John Donaldson full review. It can be recommended to those above as a reference work.

Grandmaster Repertoire 10: The Tarrasch Defence

Had Aagaard and Ntirlis used all of the available literature, they might have avoided this conclusion. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. It leads to sharp play with Black’s isolated queen’s pawn being a potential strength or weakness.


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Nf3 Nc6 is not covered because Still, the voluminous analysis granddmaster GM10 is checked and double-checked by our metal friends, and some of the key moves that save the 9…c4 lines particularly 16…c5 in chapter 8 were computer discoveries. Jacob Aagaard is a leading author and has written several highly defece coaching books.

I am a bit disappointed, actually. Repretoire — and on a number of levels. GM10 devotes 11 pages to this variation in chapter 20, and another 6 to it in chapter Description The chess opening known as the Tarrasch Defense arises after 1. I agree with you in general, except for the statement that the non-master needs more expansive coverage of the symmetrical variation which I find to be at odds with portions of the review that criticize the overwhelming detail in other chapters.

Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard, a former British Chess Champion, is an author who has won several awards on both sides of the Atlantic. Aagaard and Ntirlis are, to my knowledge, the first to have published any real analysis on the move. Incredible new and original analysis, loaded with tarrascg and great ideas. More advanced players should absolutely reference Keilhack if they can find a copy. GM10 is no different.

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I usually, only buy opening books which include complete games for analysis. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Taken together, the analysis of these three moves takes up approximately 35 pages of GM10; most notably, after Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal. This position is quite common in my games with the Tarrasch.


Grandmaster Repertoire The Tarrasch Defence

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Na4 Ne5 in Die Tarrasch-Verteidigungand while he might have given more moves to back it up, it seems at least a reasonable alternative. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Art of the Tarrasch Defence: The book is appropriate primarily for serious, experienced, tournament chess players and would probably be disappointing for a casual player who may be overwhelmed by the detailed analysis which is true for the entire Grandmaster Repertoire series.

Unfortunately, the conclusions of this review are mostly an unavoidable result of the subject opening. People who bought this also bought: In my experience, when I look up my games in which White played unusually, I can usually find a discussion of it, although it may not be extensive. Book ratings by Goodreads.

I’m tarrazch this review only after several months of studying the materials and have concluded that the authors have made a credible case for the defense. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: We are told that the 9…cxd4 lines are in dire straits, particularly after the following: Anyone who tried to play the recommendations in these chapters without memorization risks being blown off the board.

Aagaard and Ntirlis obviously poured immense time and effort into their analysis, finding tricky solutions to difficult problems again and again. Yrandmaster a problem loading this menu right now. Nikolaos Ntirlis is a computer specialist and successful trainer from Greece. Notify me of new comments via email.

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