Petroff: An Expert Repertoire for Black
In this book the reader will find an opening repertoire forBlack against 1. e4, based on the Petroff Defence and designed tobe used up to the highest level. For many years this opening hasserved as the main black weapon for chess giants as VladimirKramnik and Boris Gelfand. The Petroff Defence is especiallysuitable for positionally-oriented players who like to obtain asolid and reliable game after the opening. The theoretical materialin the book has been thoroughly prepared and systematized. The manynew ideas and novelties have all been explained in a way designedto make it easier for the reader to understand and employ them inhis own games.