Swapnil DhopadeA Bulletproof RepertoireSample pages (pdf)
The Petroff Defence is well known to be one of Blacks soundest and theoretically robust responses to 1.e4, having been tried and tested by a host of World Champions and other elite players. This book shows how you too can harness the power of this top-class opening.
Playing the Petroff offers an ideal solution for practical players. Swapnil Dhopade is a young Indian GM and theoretician, who presents a compact yet bulletproof repertoire for Black, drawing on the games of leading Petroff specialists such as Gelfand, Caruana and Kramnik. This book also provides plenty of guidance on how to deal with 1.e4 e5 games where White avoids 2.Nf3, with particular focus on "Anti-Petroff" lines such as 2.Bc4.
Swapnil Dhopade is an Indian Grandmaster and also a renowned coach.
Published 2020, 328 pages.
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