Petroff Defence

Petroff Defence

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Overview

Until a few years ago, the Petroff was opening that was favored by a few top Grandmasters, including Anatoly Karpov and Artur Yusupov. However, the last few years have seen a dramatic rise in its popularity, and it now provides battlefields for many top clashes of the modern elite players, including Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand, Leko, Topalov, and England's Michael Adams. This is bound to have a positive effect on its popularity at club level.

In this book, openings experts Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik study the typical plans and tactics for both White and Black in this complex opening. Using illustrative games, the authors provide up-to-date coverage of a line that has experienced a major overhaul in the last decade.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857443783
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Series: Everyman Chess
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.86(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Alexander Raetsky is a Russian International Master and an experienced competitor on the chess tournament circuit.

Maxim Chetverik is a FIDE Master and a renowned openings expert.

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The last few years has seen a dramatic rise in popularity of the Petroff Defence and it now provides battlefields for many top clashes of the modern elite players, including Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand, Leko, Topalov and England's Michael Adams. In this book, openings experts Alexander Raetsky and Maxim Chetverik study the typical plans and tactics for both White and Black in this complex opening. Using illustrative games, the authors provide up-to-date coverage of a line that has experienced a major overhaul in the last decade.

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