In the book "The System of Zaitsev in the Spanish Party" Alexei Kuzmin summarizes the results of joint work with the author of the system - Igor Zaitsev, whom their duet conducted while helping Karpov, and analytical work during his cooperation with Alexander Morozevich. The author shows the current state of the current System and, demonstrating a large number of new ideas, outlines the ways of its development.
Two chapters are devoted to the new strategic direction of black counterplay, connected with early exchange on d4 and the subsequent attack of the center. The author calls this option Saratov. The book for the first time generalizes the material already accumulated on it, and the analysis done by the author allows us to "look into the future" a bit.
The parties' strategic plans are explained, which makes the book useful to a wide range of readers.