The Queen's Gambit & Catalan for Black Lasha Janjgava
Publisher: Gambit Publications
Larry Kaufman's The Chess Advantage in Black and White is being updated and re-released by New In Chess! Queen's Gambit Declined: Mighty Minority Attack. Nf3 I personally play Nf6 and leave almost all options open (except the Dutch Defense) but again, d5-e6 is a universal prescription, if you're not afraid to play the Black side of the Queen's Gambit. The classic main line A quieter alternative to 5 Qb3 and 5 g3 is the transposition to the Exchange Variation of the Queen's Gambit Declined with 5 cxd5 exd5. Open, Alekhine Variation; E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3; E05 Catalan, Open, Classical line; E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3; E07 Catalan, Closed, 6Nbd7; E08 Catalan, Closed, 7.Qc2; E09 Catalan, Closed, Main line; E10 Queen's Pawn Game 3. The Queen's Gambit & Catalan for BlackEbook Free DownloadThe Queen's Gambit & Catalan for Black. This is my preferred method of meeting it, but one also has to know the Black side of the Catalan fairly well so as not to get caught up in positions you do not know. C5, it will look horrible to those new to the Catalan, but plans with Ba5 (once Black's queen's knight has committed to d7) followed by (a3 and) b4 are standard. The move 5 Qb3 hopes to improve on 5 e3 by defending against Black winning a pawn by 5…dxc4 followed by 6…b5, while at the same time not blocking in his queen's bishop. White will either follow up with Bg5 or Bf4, or aim for a Catalan-like formation with g3, without gambiting a pawn. The Minority Attack White pushes b2-b4-b5, threatening bxc6. 'I think the perception of the Queen's Gambit Declined as a stodgy response for Black is quite unfounded and I think the Queen's Gambit Declined for Black is about to experience a revival'. As a response to the Reti anyway. He present a repertoire for Black based on the initial moves 1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bg5 Nbd7 The GM Lars Schandorff: Five variations of the QGD; Open and Closed Catalan IM Sam Collins: QGD Semi-Tarrasch and four variations of the Slav Defence. If Black permits this capture by responding bxc6, he leaves the c6 pawn backward and vulnerable on the half open c-file. A50 Queen's Pawn Game, Black Knights' Tango; A51 Budapest Gambit declined; A52 Budapest Gambit; A53 Old Indian Defence (Chigorin Indian Defence); A54 Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation; A55 Old Indian, Main line; A56 Benoni Defence .. 4 Nc-Three: Gambit in the Queen's Gambit: Accepted and Slav by: John L. Nf3 Nf6 I'm ready to play a King's Indian . A few of Nf3 heading towards a Catalan setup, hell I even toyed with the idea of playing the Queen's Gambit.