Play the Caro-Kann: A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1e4

Play the Caro-Kann: A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1e4

by Jovanka Houska
     
 

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The Caro-Kann is a reliable and highly respected answer to White's most popular opening move, 1 e4. It has the seal of approval of numerous leading Grandmasters including Vishy Anand, Evgeny Bareev and Alexey Dreev, as well as former World Champion Anatoly Karpov, who has utilized it with great success throughout his illustrious career. One of the attractions of the

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The Caro-Kann is a reliable and highly respected answer to White's most popular opening move, 1 e4. It has the seal of approval of numerous leading Grandmasters including Vishy Anand, Evgeny Bareev and Alexey Dreev, as well as former World Champion Anatoly Karpov, who has utilized it with great success throughout his illustrious career. One of the attractions of the Caro-Kann is that it suits a variety of different styles; it can lead to wild tactical battles as well as quiet, positional play.

In this book, International Master Jovanka Houska presents the reader with a concise and trustworthy repertoire within the Caro-Kann, providing a solution against all of White's main options, and efficient methods to deal with tricky sidelines. Houska examines the important tactical and strategic plans for both sides, arming the reader with enough information to begin playing the Caro-Kann with confidence in his or her own games.

Editorial Reviews

Chessville.com - S. Evan Kreider
Houska has provided an excellent and much needed repertoire for the Caro-Kann player, and I would recommend it to anyone including myself!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857448085
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
12 MB
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Meet the Author

In 2006 Jovanka Houska won the English Chess Federation Player of the Year award, the first time a female chess player had received this prestigious recognition. Highlights of her career so far include winning the European Girls Junior Championship, representing the English team at numerous Chess Olympiads and qualifying for the 2006 Women�s World Championship. She is a regular writer for both CHESS and ChessMoves.

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