In 1998, the authors set out to demonstrate the viability of the Accelerated Dragon as a weapon for Black, not fearing the Maroczy Bind or any other set-up White can come up with. In the intervening years, the opening has been apart of the opening repertoires of world top players such as Carlsen, Ivanchuk, and numerous other top grandmasters.
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|Author / Authors||Carsten Hansen|
|Publication date||1st edition 2018|
Even though the material is now older, it is still very instructive and will enhance anyone's general understanding of chess and, specifically, of the Accelarated Dragon. This book contains all the original material of the first edition with some additional main games as weil a couple of entirely new segments.
Peter Heine Nielsen is by now a familiar name chess circles. having been the main coach in six successful World Championship matches for World Champions Vishwanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen, he has won FIDE Trainer Commission's Coach of the Year award in 2016 and a top grandmaster in his own right, with a peak rating of 2700.
Carsten Hansen is a FIDE Master & FIDE Trainer who has authored 27 chess books on all phases of the game as weil as being a regular contributor to New In Chess Yearbook and a columnist for American Chess Magazine and the Danish quarterly Skakbladet.
003 Bibliography, Abbreviations & Dedication
004 Foreword to the 20th Anniversary Edition
010 20 Years of Developments
013 1 Maroczy Bind: 7...Ng4 System
040 2 Maroczy Bind: Double Fianchetto System
055 3 Classical Maroczy: Introduction and Early Deviations
075 4 Classical Maroczy: White Exchanges the Dark-Squared Bishops
086 5 Classical Maroczy: White A voids the Exchange of the Dark-Squared Bishops
117 6 Maroczy Bind: Systems with an Early Nh6!?
122 7 Maroczy Bind: 6.Nb3 and 6.Nc2
135 8 Maroczy Bind: Gurgenidze Variation
189 9 Classical with Be2
200 10 Main Lines with 7.Bc4 Qa5
235 11 Main Lines with 7.Bc4 0-0
261 12 Lines in which White Captures with Nxc6
283 13 Semi-Accelerated Dragon
290 14 Hyper-Accelerated Dragon
303 15 Guide to Transpositions
309 16 Bent Larsen & The Accelerated Dragon
362 Index of Main Games
365 Index of Opponents - Larsen Chapter
366 Index of Variations