Beating the Caro Kann by Vassilios – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. I guess learning the caro-kann may help you beat it so /__Beating-the-Caro-Kann-_Kotronias_pag. Vassilios Kotronias is a chess grandmaster and former Greek Champion. He is a key member of the Greek team as both a player and coach. On the international.

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That’s possible, but White doesn’t achieve much. Nd7, finish his development and counterplay with c5. Post as a guest Name. For black, it is not easy to steer the position into quiet waters, but here are some ideas:.

The Qh4 looks trapped after 8. Be the first to write a review.

Thanks for the suggestion of Be3 by Milos Pavlovic. Whose Boat Is This Boat?

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It seems to be kotroonias more sharp, aggressive, chaotic, wild and tactical than every other variation of the Caro-Kann. Grandmaster Opening Preparation by Jaan Ehlvest.

There is no boring response to this variationwhich is probably why Shirov likes it. Nge2 is the standard move. Maxwell86 4, 1 11 But there is one variation of the Caro-Kann that I slightly dislike: Or I could choose to stop 5.


I can’t answer your question but thanks for posting this: In this line as a whole as far as I can tell Black just can’t twiddle his pieces around behind the lines in normal Caro fashion until white falls to sleep – which is why I play it as white!

This lead to a unpleasant things after bishop b5, Knight e7, but after moving the queen and castle queenside the position is pretty quiet. Challenging the Nimzo-Indian by David Vigorito. Grandmaster Repertoire 3 – The English Opening vol. The most popular reply is 5. The good news is that if you kahn up the position according to modern theory, or at least play accurately, you will be objectively better, and White’s flank attack will be turned into a weakness.

Do you mean 1. I’m a Elo player that likes positional, quiet, th, slow, boring and strategic openings. Chess Paperback Signed Books. This item doesn’t belong on this page. I’m not sure if Grigoryan could have tried Grandmaster Repertoire – 1. For black, it is not easy to steer the position into quiet waters, but here are some ideas: Mate in 3 SkatingPrincess 27 min ago.

Are there any good continuations for white that the Carro-Kann struggles to deflect?

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I found this as well http: Combine it with a quick Bb4 and suddenly White must display some imagination in coming up with an attack plan. The Benko Gambit by Jan Pinksi. At this point, it’s very hard to keep the game quiet. Buy Chessbase 14 and the latest Database and in partnership with some free engine, like Stockfish, to have assistance to every chess question. You have two choices: View cart My Account. Yes, this is indeed a possible move which can throw White off guard – it obviously attacks that naughty pawn kottonias g4, prevents a further h4 and puts some immediate pressure on f2.


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I have this variation in my repertoire, and I like it – the results are also within the acceptable range. One of my chess rivals at a local club enjoys playing the Carro-Kann against me. Rapid game deteriorating after playing almost exclusively Daily Chess? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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