This new book by the many-times
world champion Anatoly Karpov and
the author of more than fifty books,
grandmaster Nikolay Kalinichenko,
is devoted to one of the most complicated
and strategically deep openings
& mdash; the Queen's Gambit Declined.
Using games played by the strongest
grandmasters, it describes the interesting
ideas which have appeared
in the main development systems
of this opening. Along with games
from recent years, the book presents
the most important encounters from
the chess heritage. And of course,
it includes games by Anatoly Karpov
himself & mdash; a great expert on
the Queen's Gambit, who generously
shares with the reading his unique understanding
of the concepts involved.
The book is aimed at strong players,
but it will also be of interest to a wide range of chess enthusiasts.