The Caro-Kann has always been one of the most widely played openings among club and tournament players. This handy battle manual deals with the critical main line positions after 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4. Highly-regarded author Grandmaster Neil McDonald offers a comprehensive survey of the state of current theory for both White and Black players, explaining the basic elements, strategies and tactics for both sides.
Grandmaster Neil McDonald has a string of international tournament victories to his credit. He is highly regarded as a chess coach and is the author of several popular opening books including French Winawer, Dutch Leningrad and Modern Defence (with Jon Speelman)