Playing the Ragozin is an ideal system against 1.d4: Black establishes a foothold in the centre and quickly develops his pieces on active squares, with good chances for dynamic counterplay or a kingside attack. Black’s opening has proven its worth at the highest level, yet the underlying ideas are simple enough to be learned without excessive memorization of variations.
– 440 pages
– Published 21 December 2016
“It’s quite amazing – and a testament to the quality of the chess book market at the moment – to see this sort of analytical work published like this while the lines are still fresh. A really good opening book – 4 stars!”
GM Matthew Sadler, New in Chess