1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Bb4! has hit the headlines following its use by chess superstars Vladimir Kramnik and Alexei Shirov. The critical White response is 3.Nd5 leading to exciting, double-edged positions where home preparation is crucial. GM Conquest charts a path through the complications, suggesting independent plans for Black to adopt should White duck the issue and avoid 3.Nd5.
Chapters include 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Bb4!:
- 3.Nd5 Bc5 (Kramnik Variation)
- 3.Nd5 Be7 (Shirov Variation)
- 3.g3 and 3.Qb3
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