Chess Developments: Semi-Slav Bg5
Covers the Botvinnik, Moscow, Anti-Moscow and Cambridge Springs
by Bryan Paulsen
Publisher: Everyman Chess, 2013
Chess Developments is a brand new series providing state-of-the-art openings coverage. Chess Developments focuses on the current trends – concentrating on critical lines, theoretical novelties and powerful new ideas.
It offers players of all levels the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current opening theory whilst also expanding and improving their repertoires.
In this book, Bryan Paulsen examines key lines in the Semi-Slav complex, which is hotly contested at both world championship and club level. Paulsen’s coverage includes the fascinating Botvinnik Variation, the solid Moscow Variation, the razor-sharp Anti-Moscow Gambit and the popular Cambridge Springs Defence.
Paulsen studies the most theoretically important and instructive games in recent years, highlighting the main developments and novelties for both sides. Whether playing White or Black, this book provides you with essential knowledge of an important opening.
• Covers the Botvinnik, Moscow, Anti-Moscow and Cambridge Springs
• Packed with key new ideas and critical analysis
• User-friendly design to help readers absorb information
Bryan Paulsen is a National Master in the US. He has 10 years of experience coaching scholastic players and adults alike. He’s also worked as an openings analyst for titled players.