The Richter Rauzer Reborn
The Razor-sharp Kozul Variation
by Zdenko Kozul, Alojzije Jankovic
Publisher: Thinkers Publishing, 2014
Edition: Paperback medium
Pages : 316
The Richter Rauzer is one of the most complex and rich battlegrounds in the Open Sicilian.
This book is the distillation of the authors’ decades-long experience in this variation, offering a practical approach based on understanding and knowledge of typical ideas.
It deals with the multiple variations that arise after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. 0-0-0 Bd7.
Do you wish to explore something double-edged and sharp, this book will leave you confident and fully armed to play for a win.
Zdenko Kozul and Alojzije Jankovic teamed up here to present you a way to even throw your most experienced opponent off balance…
Zdenko Kozul (1966) is a Croatian grandmaster and the winner of the 2006 European Invidual Championship. He has represented his country at Olympiads, European, and World Championships for almost twenty five years, advancing to the final sixteen in the 2004 World Championship knockout tournament, and also achieving his peak rating, 2640, the same year. Zdenko lives in Zagreb, Croatia and successfully combines playing individual and team competitions with working as a trainer for the Croatian Chess Federation.
Alojzije Jankovic (1983) is a grandmaster and FIDE Trainer from Croatia, currently rated 2563. In 2010 he shared first place in the Croatian National Championship, and played for the Croatian team at the Olympiad. He twice won the Mitropa Cup Tournament, most recently in 2013. He also just completed his degree at the Falculty of Economics and Business at the University of Zagreb, Croatia.