By Oleg Stetsko
The Smyslov edition of the Caro-Kann is likely one of the such a lot sturdy and constant openings for Black. it's a favorite of many most sensible gamers, together with FIDE global Champion Anatoly Karpov and the British No. 1, Michael Adams, either one of whom have used the method to defeat many top-class competitors. This publication provides an goal, specified insurance of the entire strains of the Smyslov procedure, with distinct consciousness dedicated to the main risky attacking structures to be had to White - corresponding to that utilized in Deep Blue's sensational match-clinching victory over Garry Kasparov. Grandmaster Eduard Gufeld is likely one of the so much vibrant characters in foreign chess. His pleasing kind of play and vigorous annotations have won him many fanatics world wide. His past books for Cadogan comprise 'The sleek French Tarrasch' and 'An beginning Repertoire for the Attacking Player.' Oleg Stesko has earned a name as a researcher and theoretician of the top order. (5 11/16' X eight 1/4', 128 pages, illustrations)
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He attacks either the strong squares while his only object in or the weak points in the position is of course ; attacking the flank is the presence of the King there. Does the King weaken the position on the flank by his presence ? In certain cases, on the contrary, he even makes stronger and gives the Pawns a protection which they had to pronot before. He thus fulfils his second, active role He sometimes does this not tect the pieces which cover him. only for self-defence, but also in order to start the attack.
A regularity, as might have been guessed by comparing his moves with those of the Queen. We must note a few details which will lead us to a proper underthat Moves of yueen and Knight. standing of the Knight's moves Of all the pieces besides the Knight, the Rook and the Bishop can never simultaneously attack one another because they command different hues, one horizontal and vertical, and the other diagonal. But is it not wonderful that the Queen, commanding all three lines and meeting all the other pieces, still cannot meet the Knight ?
Thus, if the Pa\Mi is too well protected, it on the contrary it is very imnot necessary to attack it combine the attack on it, because to it down and portant pin in this way the forces of the enemy are drawn to its protection. Thus, while the pla^'er of the passed PawTi must see clearly how far he can advance it without danger of losing it, the enemy must try to pin it to the square where it will be easiest for him to attack it and most hard for the other side to defend it. Round such a PawTi a struggle takes place, on which the result of the game very often depends.
Caro Kann Smyslov system 4 Nd7 by Oleg Stetsko