Playing the Petroff
  • Author : Swapnil Dhopade
  • Release Date : 15 July 2020
  • Publisher : Quality Chess
  • Genre : Games & Activities
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 13 : 1784831050

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Book Description: The Petroff Defence is universally recognized as one of Black's soundest responses to 1.e4, having been tried and tested by a host of World Champions and other elite players. This book shows how you too can harness the power of this top-class opening.Playing the Petroff offers an ideal solution for practical players. GM Swapnil Dhopade presents a compact yet bulletproof repertoire for Black, drawing on the games of leading Petroff specialists such as Gelfand, Caruana and Kramnik. This book also provides guidance on how to deal with 1.e4 e5 games where White avoids 2.Nf3, with particular focus on 'Anti-Petroff ' lines such as 2.Bc4.If you want a world-class repertoire but lack a world-class memory, this is the book for you.

Playing the Petroff

Playing the Petroff

Author : Swapnil Dhopade
Publisher : Quality Chess
Genre : Games & Activities
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The Petroff Defence is universally recognized as one of Black's soundest responses to 1.e4, having been tried and tested by a host of World Champions and other elite players. This book shows how you too can harness the power of this top-class opening.Playing the Petroff offers an ideal solution ...

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Author : Or Cohen
Publisher : New In Chess
Genre : Games
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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Publisher : Everyman Chess
Genre : Games & Activities
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This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and ...

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Opening Repertoire The Petroff Defence

Author : Cyrus Lakdawala
Publisher : Everyman Chess
Genre : Games & Activities
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The Petroff Defence has traditionally been regarded as a reliable defensive mechanism to counter the aggressive 1 e4. It also has a reputation for being one of the most drawish of all openings and a choice that Black only makes when content to achieve a draw. However, in recent years, this ...

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Publisher : Everyman Chess
Genre : Games & Activities
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Publisher : B. T. Batsford Limited
Genre : Chess
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Until recently, Petroff's Defence has always been regarded as a safe and solid way for Black to play for equality in the opening. Now, however, its reputation has been completely transformed and it features in the arsenal of some of the world's attacking players who have introduced a wealth of ...

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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Games
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Author : Vassilios Kotronias,Andreas Tzermiadianos
Publisher : Batsford
Genre : Games & Activities
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Publisher : New In Chess
Genre : Games & Activities
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Publisher : Macmillan
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Publisher : New In Chess
Genre : Games & Activities
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Publisher : Swoon Reads
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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