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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #21 - 11/27/17 at 18:42:06
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Hi everyone,

I wanted to ask if anybody had purchased the electronic version of Kornev's Caro Kann book (or had the paper copy) and how they are finding the content?

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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #19 - 10/03/17 at 16:51:20
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Some interesting choices there.

Especially 3...c5 against the advance, and the ...g6 lines against the Panov
  
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Reply #17 - 06/26/15 at 16:51:23
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It's postponed!  Sad
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #16 - 06/05/15 at 22:19:46
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I just started looking a chess again after a long lay off. I am currently looking at Kornev's 1. d4 repertoire books and I really do like his writing style. So I would certainly be up to buying a Black repertoire book by him. He does not seem the type to take short cuts though, so I can't see him copping out with dubious or unproven lines.
  

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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #15 - 05/16/15 at 01:22:53
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The name "Chebanenko" is also connected with the "Modern Caro-Kann" (1.e4 c6 2.d4 g6), which is also in Kolev's repertoire. Kamsky is also famous for playing the Chebanenko-Slav with early g6-lines, and the Caro-Kann with early g6-lines. These lines are quite solid, complex, and without much theory (compared to the mainlines of the Caro-Kann/Chebanenko).


  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #14 - 05/08/15 at 22:42:53
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How exactly can play ...a6 in the main line of the Caro-Kann? 3. Sc3/Sd2 a6 seems dubious at the least to me.

I think that the point would be to recommend the Caro-Kann regular lines with the Chebanenko because they are both light square defences and solid.

Bologan did DVD on the Caro-Kann but his line was for ...0-0-0 in the Capablanca. I think Black is fine theoretically here, but I prefer to play the sharper ...0-0 line, which is also much more popular.
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #13 - 05/08/15 at 13:13:32
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I've heard that Chebanenko advised some of his pupils to play ...a6 in the Caro-Kann too, vs 3.Nd2/Nc3 - so that could be a connection when recommending both defences in a repertoire...
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #12 - 05/08/15 at 10:27:43
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I look forward to this one. Although not my main defences, I often play Caro-Kann and Chebanenko slav in blitz. I tend to like the Chess stars books quite much and Kornev is a good author.

Bologan has made CB DVDs on the Caro and Chebanenko. Not bad ones. I expect the book to be more thorough and possibly suggest other lines though.

It would also be interesting to see Reti/anti-slav lines in the book.
  

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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #11 - 05/08/15 at 00:28:12
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The question is how many pages, distribution between 1. d4 and 1. e4, and for the Caro, is it Capablanca Variation, and if so, is it ...0-0 or ...0-0-0 (hoping for the first). Advance I expect 3...Lf5.
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #10 - 05/07/15 at 14:14:19
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Maybe one work, but two volumes. Who knows...?
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #9 - 05/07/15 at 10:43:52
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DenVerdsligeRejsende wrote on 05/06/15 at 22:15:05:
So it is a double repertoire book like the Karpow book from 2001? They just released a Caro book though, on 3. e5 but for White.


That's what we're led to believe. I am a bit pessimistic about how good the coverage will be, as the Caro-Kann and Chebanenko Slav have become quite theoretical over recent years. Taking into account Chess Stars books rarely break the 400pg barrier leads me to believe that this may be a superficial repertoire. I would rather they did a book for each system and give both defences the coverage they deserve. I hope to be proved wrong though, I will buy the book regardless.
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #8 - 05/06/15 at 22:15:05
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So it is a double repertoire book like the Karpow book from 2001? They just released a Caro book though, on 3. e5 but for White.
  
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Re: Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
Reply #7 - 05/06/15 at 12:48:30
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Chess Stars future books pg has been updated to show a Black repertoire book by Kornev. I think this must be the Caro-Kann/Chebanenko Slav repertoire book Semkov was talking about. I wonder if they'll also give replies to 1.Nf3/1.c4 and d4 sidelines.

http://www.chess-stars.com/Future_Plans.html
  
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