by Byron Jacobs
The Advance variation of the Caro-Kann (1 e4 c6
d4 d5 3 e5) is a highly aggressive method of countering one of Black's most solid
White immediately seizes ground in the centre and lays the basis of a middlegame attack. Over the past few years Alexei
Shirov, Nigel Short, Veselin Topalov and Gata Kamsky have made major contributions to update the theory of this
variation and their example has inspired thousands of club and tournament players to adopt it into their own repertoires.
In this book International Master Byron Jacobs explains the strategy and tactics of this highly fashionable
Through the use of model games for both sides, the author provides a thorough grounding in the key ideas, so that
readers can quickly and confidently start to use the Advance Caro-Kann in their own games.
Written by an expert on the Caro-Kann Advance
Explains the basic elements, strategies and tactics for both sides
Offers an accessible, digestible blend of explanatory and theoretical material
Provides everything you need to know to start playing the opening straight away.
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