Gambit Chess publication: Grandmaster Secrets: the Caro-Kann – Peter Wells. I also play the Caro-Kann, and have for years. As I play E4, I also play against it. I like to attack the black bishop with an early g4 supported by the queen. Game 1. Kiril D Georgiev vs Nisipeanu, (B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 69 moves, Game 2. P Haba vs Z Gyimesi, (B18) Caro-Kann, Classical.

Author: Voodoojinn Brataur
Country: Thailand
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Literature
Published (Last): 19 January 2014
Pages: 487
PDF File Size: 10.76 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.47 Mb
ISBN: 275-8-69034-891-5
Downloads: 9278
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Miran

grandmqster Short System and Other Modern Treatments 6. We’ve finally gotten quality coverage of this opening. Wells book is a big help with that because he shows the aim of the variations and the type of positions you’ll end up in by following the main lines. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

I cannot recall another opening book that I have seen with such copious, clearly written and insightful verbal explanations! Open Preview See a Problem? The diagrams are attractive and clear.

Grandmaster Secrets – The Caro-Kann: Peter Wells: : Books

I like to attack the black bishop with an early g4 supported by the queen attacking the bishop. This course provides you with a complete repertoire against 1. You must be logged in to post a comment. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The play will most likely proceed to a typical ending, for which the author splendidly explains all the fine detail, like when to exchange and when to keep the Queens or the Rooks.

IM Ostrovskiy is a regular tournament player and a professional chess coach working with players of all ages and skill levels. This is a must-have treasure chest for any serious player!

It is an honest and mostly objective look at how GMs today view the main lines of the Caro. He was runner-up in the British Championship inandand qualified for the knockout stages of FIDE’s world championship in Share your thoughts with other customers. Btw I play Caro-Kann good luck. Further, he argues that most of the theoretical material in the book, most notably chapters on the Advance Variation, presents plenty of sharp, double-edged positions where Black obtains a solid base to play for a win.


Black stakes a claim to the central squares and seeks free development for all his pieces. Black stakes a claim to the central squares and seeks free development for all his pieces. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Paperbackpages. He clearly relishes his opportunities to phrase issues in philosophic terms, without doing so gratuitously. It omits minor lines such as the Spielmann Variation 1. Good job on this rich opening complex!

This book will not only suit players new to the opening but also people who already play this defence, and I’m sure that it will heighten the popularity of the Caro-Kann among all chess players! See all 7 reviews. Read more Read less.

Finally, the evolution of the modern chess, when more and more players are seeking to exploit the dynamic potential in any given position, has helped raising the profile of previously under-estimated openings, including the Chebanenko Grandnaster and Caro-Kann.

Wells [is] in the vanguard of writers who push the quality of chess books ever forward.

Grandmaster Secrets: The Caro-Kann

He gives explanations of the main ideas for BOTH sides of this classic defense. The nice thing about the Caro-Kann is that it’s very solid, and, if you’re not playing at top international level, you don’t really need to learn a ton of theory; contrast that with the Sicilian, cari-kann even at club level they’ll kill you dead if you aren’t up on at least the first dozen brandmaster. It doesn’t matter how you play, you can’t beat the Caro-Kann.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. And confirmed all my fears. As soon as other kids started rebuffing my attacks, I lost the interest in this opening and switched to French defence. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. IM Jeremy Silman, an ardent supporter of the Caro-Kann during his playing days, used to lament the lack of quality books on his pet opening, but this book, plus Schandorff’s, Lakdawala’s and Houska’s great works, probably have satisfied even his high standards!

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Forums Chess Openings newengland7. Books by Peter Wells. Move by Move Kindle Edition. Excellent work – and it is a must for fans and soon-to-be grandmwster of the Caro-Kann as Peter is arguably one of tje best chess writers around at the moment.

The Short system and other aggressive White setups in the Advance are highly tactical and rather demanding to learn, and as such they put Black under a lot of pressure.

Grandmaster Secrets – The Caro-Kann

The downside is grandmatser you’re going to find it a little difficult getting your pieces out – in particular, the c6 pawn is occupying the square your Queen’s Knight would like to have – but you’ll have time to sort that out if you’re careful. Aug 21, 4. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Gambit books by Wells: Use top GM principles to win your games.

Shows you what to watch out for and why you might want to avoid certain lines. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Product details File Size: I can’t find a thing wrong with this book.