In this book, Grandmaster Nigel Davies presents an attacking repertoire for White in the Catalan (1.d4,Nf6; 2.c4,e6; 3.Nf3,d5; 4.g3). Using 66 annotated, illustrative games and drawing upon his wealth of personal experience with the Catalan, Davies provides reliable and dynamic options for White, covers the main plans for both sides, and tackles crucial issues such as move orders. The three main sections of the book cover the Main Line, Open Catalan and Closed Catalan in 14 chapters. Indexes of opening variations and complete games are included.
Grandmaster Nigel Davies is a former British Rapidplay Champion and has authored several books and DVDs on various aspects of chess.
Published 2009, softback, 192 pages.View sample pages (pdf)