Squeezing the Gambits: - The Benko, Budapest, Albin and Blumenfeld - by Kiril Georgiev
Publisher: Chess Stars, 2010
Edition: Paperback small
This book aims to teach you how to put Black into a positional squeeze in the most popular gambits against 1.d4. It offers a White repertoire based on understanding and not on memorisation of long variations.
Georgiev preaches a solid strategic approach which allows to decrease the role of computer assisted home analysis and will serve you for many years.
The structure of the book is similar to Georgiev’s previous work, The Sharpest Sicilian. In the Main Ideas chapters, the author focuses on plans and ideas. He explains what to do after the opening, which pieces to exchange and which ones to keep.
He also provides a full, step by step, branch by branch, theoretical coverage in the Step by Step chapters. You will also find complete games with extensive commentaries.