The Ragozin Complex - A Guide for White and Black
by Vladimir Barsky
Publisher: New In Chess, 2011
Edition: Paperback small
The Ragozin Complex is a flexible and versatile chess opening system that, despite its popularity, rarely has been a subject of serious study in chess literature.
The Ragozin is being used at top level by players like Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian and Vasily Ivanchuk.
Russian Internation Master and experienced chess author Vladimir Barsky provides a comprehensive coverage of themes and variations, both for Black and for White.
For the first time in history, amateur players can acquaint themselves with the important Ragozin System and start playing this flexible opening with confidence.
P.P.O. Kane, The Compulsive Reader, on 'A Universal Weapon' (2010) by Vladimir Barsky:
“This is an excellent opening book. Barsky gives a detailed account of the the opening, its various nuances and subtleties, and he consideres as well the kinds of middlegames that can arise from it.”