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The Grandmaster Repertoire series of books offers an opening repertoire for White, based on the main lines, and written by strong Grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments as well as the club championship. Because of it's emphasis on soundly based, main-line ideas Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime.
In this book GM Mihail Marin reveals his own White repertoire with 1.c4, the English Opening. Volume One covers 1.c4,e5; and Volume Two will complete the repertoire by covering all Black's other replies to 1.c4. The repertoire suggested by Marin is to play 1.c4,e5; 2.g3, and so this volume covers the Karpov System, Reversed Rossolimo, Botvinnik System, Reversed Dragon, Keres System, Accelerated Keres (2..c6;), 2..d6 Lines and Minor Systems. The theory is state-of-the-art with many novelties suggested, but most useful of all are Marin's lucid explanations of how to play the resulting positions.
* A repertoire for White with 1.c4 e5
* A repertoire that has been tested against Grandmasters
* Written by an award-winning author
Mihail Marin is a Grandmaster from Romania. His previous books for Quality Chess have established him as one of the world's finest chess authors.
Published 2009, softback, 477 pages.