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This volume completes the coverage of the Modern English with a repertoire against 1..c5, 1..Nf6, and 1..e6. It is based on active fight for the centre by e3 and d4. It is written from White's standpoint, but it should also serve Black players since the authors often discuss several alternatives to the main lines.
The book follows the acclaimed Chess Stars structure with three sections in each chapter - "Main Ideas", "Step by Step", and "Annotated Games".
Grandmaster Kiril Georgiev has been the strongest Bulgarian player for many years. He was a Junior World Champion and a bronze medalist in Europe. He has played in 15 Olympiads and also coached Bulgarian national team. His peak rating was in the world's top ten. Kiril wrote the books The Sharpest Sicilian, Squeezing the Gambits and Fighting the London System.
Semko Semkov played for Bulgaria in one Olympiad. He is a chess journalist and theoretician. His most famous books are The Most Flexible Sicilian and Understanding the QGA.
Published 2019, softback, 256 pages.