The Semi-Slav Defense is a variation of the Queen’s Gambit chess opening defined by the The main variation of the Semi-Slav is the Meran Variation, 6 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 (ECO codes D46 . Chess Explained: The Meran Semi-Slav. Gambit. Gambit Chess publication: Chess Explained: the Meran Semi-Slav – Reinaldo Vera. There’s decent coverage in Chess Explained: The Meran Semi-Slav. clunney Chess Explained: The Meran SemiSlav by Vera covers everything after 5 e3.
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It means to me you can trust the explined of the book because he is honest about his own contribution. Bd3, Karpov esplained played 7. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Be7 are seldom seen, as masters realized early on that semi-slwv e7, the bishop was passively placed and does nothing to further one of Black’s aims, the freeing move An example is Gligoric v Ljubojevic, Belgrade, Bart Van der avort added it Jul 30, Belying its Chess Explained books provide an understanding of an opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. Bd6, which was much the most popular line before the debut of the Meran, and espoused by the American grandmaster Arthur Bisguier throughout his career.
Bd3 has become 6. During a tournament in Semi-slaf, it was used successfully in the game Gruenfeld — Rubinstein. The Semi-Slav Defense is a variation of the Queen’s Gambit chess opening defined by the position reached after the moves:.
The position may readily be reached by a number of different move orders.
White will play in the center, leading to a rich, complicated game. Another increasingly common gambit line used in the Anti-Meran is the sharp 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 gives rise to play of a different character from the Botvinnik variation.
Bd6 and now 7.
The bishop moves Download a pdf file with a sample from the book. Other possible moves are 5. Gary Sikon rated it it was amazing Dec 08, The other ideas, This is territory where the player who is better prepared and has a superior ‘feel’ for the nuances will typically emerge victorious, even against a stronger opponent.
explianed Bb3 less common alternatives. These opposing strategies, with the ensuing keen play, have long made the Meran a favorite for enterprising players of either color. It is now semi-elav for Black to transpose to either the Cambridge Springs Defence with Belying its solid classical appearance, the Semi-Slav is one of Black’s most aggressive responses when White opens with the queen’s pawn.
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There are now several alternatives for Black, with one a clear error, as it loses a pawn: Vera’s exposition clarifies issues that confound many Slav players. Thaddeus rated it really liked it Feb 06, Trivia About Chess Explained: As with so many opening systems the move order is very flexible in the first few moves, and the author examines various move orders, explaining the nuances of each, and pointing out possible transpositions to other openings” – Alan Sutton, En Passant.
This is territory where the player who is better prepared and has a superior ‘feel’ for the nuances will typically emerge victorious, even against a stronger opponent. In addition to discussing all major lines after 5 e3, Vera also covers many subtle issues of move-order, which are of great importance when explainedd to steer the game into the desired channels.
Bc2, followed by Qd3 and Bg5. Popularized by Alexander Shabalov and Alexey Shirovthe gambit destabilizes the center for Black and has been successful for several grandmastersincluding Kasparovwho won the first meeran of his match against the computer chess program Deep Junior with it.