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By Boris Avrukh

"Grandmaster Repertoire" is a brand new sequence of top of the range chess books according to the most strains, written by means of powerful grandmasters. the purpose is to supply the reader with a whole repertoire at a degree more than enough for elite tournaments, and positively additionally for the membership championship. "Grandmaster Repertoire" presents a repertoire to final an entire life. most sensible GM Boris Avrukh charts a direction in the direction of a bonus with 1.d4. Avrukh is used to dealing with the simplest avid gamers on the planet. during this publication he offers a much better model of the repertoire that increased him to the head 50, concentrating on major strains with a king facet fianchetto. "1.d4 quantity One" covers the openings after 1.d4 d4 2.c4, really the Catalan, Queen's Gambit approved, Semi-Slav, Slav, and different Queen's Gambit traces.

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G5 D2 1 ) 8 ... b5 D22) 8 ... tDc6 C) after 1 3 . '�'c8 Dl) sideline with 8 . N . . g3 dxc4 5 . ib4t Basically Black's idea is very simple: he intends to hold onto the c4-pawn for a while and so force White to waste time regaining it. id2 Black has tried a lot of moves here. ixd2t, B) 6 ... ie7, and D) 6 ... a5. ixd2t A premature move according to the theory books. %Vxd2! A very concrete approach. lLlbxd2 bS leads to unclear play where Black keeps the extra pawn. lLleS, and now 8 . . 'ifff a S!

T>xd l ltJg4 1 4. c;t>e2 ltJxe5 is very unclear, as White's king is misplaced on e2. b5 The point of Black's idea. After 1 1 . ltJe7 1 2. a4!? (preventing ... b5) 13 ... 0-0 b5 1 4. 'iMfe2t. ltJd6? �g4! with favourable complications for Black in Cherniaev - T. Kosintseva, Russia 2004, White should have played: despite his extra pawn, Black's position is very dangerous in view of White's passed pawn. axb4 ltJd5! and Black is not worse. 15 ... 1"i:bl ! White is better now. For example: 19 .. ltJxa5 l"i:fdSf± 20 ..

Capturing the c4-pawn with the queen and maintaining an advantage. tUd2 Black would get play with the previously seen idea of 1 4 . . tUxc4 bS!. tUfd2 line. fS when White's queen is clearly misplaced on as . b4 This is a good square for Black's dark-squared bishop. bxc3 a4 would lead to double-edged play) 1 8 . . tUxc4 a4 when Black achieved a draw without any difficulty in Markus - Beliavsky, Turin (ol) 2006. d6?! tUxc4 fS! and Black is already better. :gfd l !? keeps the tension on the queenside while making a useful move, which intensifies the potential force of the dS-d6 advance.

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