2. A Matanovic vs Petrosian, (B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 41 moves, 4 J Peters vs C Lakdawala, (B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation. More recent alternatives are Grandmaster Repertoire: The Caro Kann by Lars Schandorff and The Caro Kann Move by Move by Lakdawala. The Caro-Kann has 15 ratings and 3 reviews. Steven said: I have a few of Lakdawala’s move by move books and he has a unique and irreverent writing style.

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Andreas Kontokanis is currently reading it Mar 31, You are right – I overlooked this transposition. The Caro-Kann is the only highly respected defence to 1. Bd2 the idea of this bishop move is for White to castle queenside mentioned in Lakdawala’s book? Is it any good or are there many holes?

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So all in all quite frustrating, so I still stay to indian defences. The Topas lakdawapa it it was amazing Sep 23, All our dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them. I will probebly still keep the Dragon and play it on special occasions. The Caro-kann move by move deals about I have a few of Lakdawala’s move by move books and he has a unique and irreverent writing style that makes for fun reading. Newer Post Older Post Home.


Bf5, it made sense to propose something else. Both contain very well annotated games giving a feel for the opening. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Eric Miettinen rated it really liked it Sep 28, In the Karpov for Black one, I’ve never liked the idea of Kf8. The books are repertoire books, so it will normally deal with just one response. Reminds me again of a book chapter by Daniel King, which had a thesis like: Is this a good book for a who knows very little about the Caro Kann to get started playing it as black?

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Back to the monastery, monkish! Be3 with slight advantage for White, although Black should be able to hold the position with active play” – p. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Alias God Member Offline Posts: Jan 28, I purchased the book “The Caro-Kann: Ng3 – Smyslov 5.

I know that Karpov used to play Ruy Lopez main liens instead of kamn but theory has moved on.

Nd2, which seems to be quite en vogue these days, is only covered in a side note p. Beyond that a well thought out repertoire book will give you cafo framework to learn from. In my article http: No, I still think it is a fine variation for White. The books are not kannn to cover the complete opening. The most common white variations seems to be advance variation in various forms and the Panov attack.


Also like the fact that there is coverage of Due for publication January but not yet!? Compared to Emms’ Nimzo-Indian, I found the explanations less clear.

The Caro-Kann: Move by Move

By the way, in the latest SOS Vol. Which leads me to 1 e4 c6 2 c4 d5 3 cxd5 cxd5 4 e5 Nc6 5 d4 Bf5 6 Nc3 e6 7 Be3 as in the article Looking at the statistics, one cannot really blame him for that, I guess!

He’s a bit arrogant on his variations though, taking the attitude that “it’s a better line, just trust me” and I have had some disastrous games playing some of his variations. Last year Seirawan took a beating against Smirin with this line.

David Nessipbekov rated it it was amazing Jun lakdawalaa, I think he and the series as a whole, to answer the OP does a good job considering lakdawxla intended audience. Nathan Zimmermann marked it as to-read Nov 21, Be3 Na6 where he shows that Black gets good compensation for a pawn he sacrifices.

The Caro-Kann: Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala

My opponent “OutsideTheGate” was rated ; I was rated four points lower at Cyrus Lakdawala is very good at improving your overall play, especially beyond the opening phase. Lakdawala on the CK Read times. I am ahead in time.