By Alexander Khalifman
The 1st quantity of the very hot sequence "Opening for White in line with Kramnik" used to be released six years in the past. Now 14th international champion Alexander Khalifman offers the viewers with solely new books. quantity 1a covers the outdated Indian Defence, Anti-Gruenfeld, and not more renowned strains of the King's Indian Defence.
The first half analyses 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 d6 3.d4, the place Black delays the advance of his bishop to g7, or prepares it for an additional deployment altogether, for instance after e7-e5 and Bf8-e7. those starting set-ups have lengthy had the recognition of being stable, yet with now not so solid clients for Black.
The moment half bargains with 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 the place Black follows up with 3...d5. hence he emphasizes that he doesn't intend to play the child and he invitations his opponent to go into the most strains of the Gruenfeld Defence. White counters even though with 4.Qa4+!? dealing with the opponent with tricky difficulties whereas turning the Gruenfeld out of query.
In the 3rd a part of this e-book Khalifman starts to investigate the King's Indian Defence, beginning with a few presently offbeat traces. Its major and most trendy diversifications are so advanced and strategically self reliant that Khalifman singled them out within the separate quantity 1b.