Grandmaster Repertoire is a series of high quality chess books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide. Grandmaster Repertoire The Tarrasch Defence. Glasgow: Quality Chess Europe, ISBN PB $ Jacob Aagaard. Grandmaster Repertoire 10 – The Tarrasch Defence by Nikolaos Ntirlis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard, a former British Chess Champion, is an author who has won several awards on both sides of the Atlantic. Jacob Aagaard and Nikolaos Ntirlis invite their readers to think about these positions for themselves, rather than to just memorize what they prescribe.

Based on the variation 9. This position is quite common in my games with the Tarrasch. Every chess book will naturally be subject to refinements as time goes on, and no book can cover every possible variation. See and discover other items: East Dane Designer Tararsch Fashion. From reepertoire viewpoint, there is seldom seen such an intense personal effort to analyse an opening, or defense, in chess, like this book.

Move by Move Price: However, the author’s repertoier studied these positions in greater depth than you will usually see in a typical chess opening book and have presented thorough recommendations and analysis. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Anyway, for a simpler question, what do you mean by unTarraschlike?

Write a customer review. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Digital Version Available tarrasvh Forward Chess read more. Here, too, they improve existing theory as they go along in many crucial lines. In my experience, when I look up my games in which White played unusually, I can usually find a discussion of it, although it may not be extensive.

There is a reason the Tarrasch is just not played frequently at the highest levels anymore. Nikolaos Ntirlis is a computer specialist and successful trainer from Greece.


Nf3 Nc6 when White can play 6. It seems to me that most readers would have been better served by a repertoire based around 9. Anyone who tried to play the recommendations in these chapters without memorization risks being blown off rwpertoire board.

Bg5 Black has every hope to stand equal. The book is a masterful study of a defense that has been considered somewhat dubious for many years.

Grandmaster Repertoire The Tarrasch Defence

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. If you choose to buy this book and invest the time to really learn this opening, you will likely be rewarded with better results over the board as the Tarrasch often leads to interesting and dynamic positions. Having worked through the book, and with the advantage of some critical distance, my answer is a VERY qualified yes. Na4 Ne5 in Die Tarrasch-Verteidigungand while he might have given more moves to back it up, it seems at least a reasonable alternative.

Would you mind playing this position as Black?

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Besides its being a nearly universal response to any non Email required Address never made public. Bg5 c4, Ntirlis and Aagaard radically change the theoretical landscape for this classic opening, repeetoire analysis checked many times over and an ocean of new ideas.

The amount of novelties and really astonishing ideas presented here can only mean tarrach they invested hundreds of hours to make this an interesting and really fighting choice. Bg5 is particularly good, as the Black player is offered three quality responses 12…Qf5; 12…Qd8 Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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The Tarrasch Defence: A Grandmaster Repertoire Indeed

GM10 devotes 11 pages to this variation in chapter 20, and another 6 to it in chapter That GM10 tries to fit everything except 9…c4 and 9. However, if you have done the work, you will still have chances against a strong player due to your greater understanding of grandmastet positions which may allow you to pull ahead in the endgame.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The book is appropriate primarily for serious, experienced, tournament chess players and would probably be disappointing for a casual player who may be overwhelmed by the detailed analysis which is true for the entire Grandmaster Repertoire series.

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I do not go into multiple comments on various “lines” and I comment only on my reactions to a book. This is his first defdnce book for 8 years. As extensive as that theory might be it is still nothing compared to the theory needed to play the Semi Slav, the Grunfeld or the Kings Indian at a GM level. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I have purchased GM 10 but have not yet dived into it in detail.

Nikolaos Ntirlis is a computer specialist and successful trainer from Greece. IM Christof Sielecki full review. Repertoirw was a in depth analysis of the Tarrasch Defence that was well worth the study. Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal.

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