An Insider's View
An in-depth analysis of the key lines of play and latest ideas in the Meran Variation (1.d4,d5; 2.c4,c6; 3.Nf3,Nf6; 4.Nf3,e6; 5.e3, Nbd7; 6.Bd3,dxc4; 7.Bxc4,b5;) and Anti-Meran Variation (1.d4,d5; 2.c4,c6; 3.Nf3,Nf6; 4.Nf3,e6; 5.e3, Nbd7; 6.Qc2,). The current theory of the opening is combined with explanation of the ideas behind it to produce an up-to-date reference.
Dreev's previous book dealt with the Moscow and Anti-Moscow Systems where White plays 5.Bg5.
Alexey Dreev is a Russian Grandmaster who was twice World Junior Champion and three times a gold medalist with the Russian team at the Chess Olympiads.
Published 2011, softback, 208 pages.View sample pages (pdf)