This book will help the reader to understand to a tremendous extent the continuations after 1.D4 from the white point of view. Not only from a theoretical point of view. With their excellent cooperation they will help you to see a noticeable improvement in the strategic part. You will understand the ideas and how to always claim the advantage!
The author Vassilios Kotronias…
As most will know, Vasilios Kotronias is the first Greek Grandmaster. He has represented both Greece and Cyprus in many chess Olympiads being the greatest player. He has also written several books about chess. He has won many important tournaments such as Gibraltar, Hastings, Capel la Grande (with a draw) and many other closed and open tournaments. Another very important distinction is his several qualification in the FIDE World Cup knockout tournament.
He has won trophies with the best chess clubs in the championships of Greece, Hungary, Italy, Hungary, Serbia, Sweden, etc. Finally he has coached the Greek National Team and strong world class players such as Veselin Topalov Nigel Short and Alexei Shirov.
The author Mikhail Ivanov…
Mikhail Ivanov was born in 1969 in Bryansk, Russia. He earned the title of Grandmaster in 1993. In his chess career he has won a large number of very important chess competitions. One of them is the mighty Grenke Chess Open in 2002 (tied with L. Aronian). In 1998 he was alone in first place. He played for many different European clubs in the Bundesliga , Austria, France, Belgium, Czech Republic etc. During the European Club Championships in Ohrid (2009), he took 3rd place on the 2nd board. Now he mainly concentrates on coaching and writing.
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