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- DescriptionThe Caro-Kann is a reliable and highly respected answer to White's most popular opening move, 1 e4. It has the seal of approval from numerous leading Grandmasters: 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 great 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 eugh information to begin playing the Caro-Kann with confidence in his or her own games. It is an all-inclusive repertoire versus 1 e4. It is written by a Caro-Kann expert. It is ideal for improvers, and club and tournament players.
- Author BiographyJovanka Houska is a young International Master who has taken the big step of becoming Britain's only female chess professional. Highlights of her short career so far include winning the European Girls Junior Championship, representing the England team at numerous Chess Olympiads and qualifying for the 2006 Women's World Championship. She is also a regular writer for both CHESS and ChessMoves.
- Author(s)Jovanka Houska
- PublisherEveryman Chess
- Date of Publication06/04/2007
- SubjectHobbies, Pastimes & Indoor Games
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintEveryman Chess
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight340 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine14 mm
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