The database can be searched via many criteria, including chess players, chess opening, player ratings, game result, and the year the chess game was played. Bxc6 it is best to keep record of all your chess games and perhaps enter them into a database, or use your scoresheet to study what you did right or wrong, or prepare an opening or against you opponent the next time you play. If black replies with the usual 3f5 then our move is 4. Black aims for a solid position where whites space and activity can be held in check and in the end neutralised by exchanges.
Caro kann exchange variation grandmaster games database. The most common way of handling the caro kann, the classical variation often referred to as the capablanca variation after cuban grandmaster jose raul capablanca, is defined by the moves. So, certainly, you are putting important types of positions into your chess education, that will serve you well over the long haul. Carokann defense exchange variation and how to punish. Nf3, but then black can force the exchange of queens. B caro kann, exchange variation b14 caro kann, panovbotvinnik attack, 5. Bd3 is a simple and easy to learn answer to the caro kann. Black obtains a solid pawn structure and it is very rare in the carokann for him to. The carokann is a common defence against the kings pawn opening and is classified as a semiopen game like the sicilian defence and french defence, although it is thought to be more solid and less dynamic than either of those openings. The way you compare with the qgd exchange is not entirely logical.
The carokann is solid, reliable and this may come as a surprise to some of you. Caro kann 1 e4 c6 download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Save openings to your computer even the ones you continue to play and make your own opening repertoire. Recent games games in this opening that were either played or submited recently. Search the chess games database, download games, view frequent practitioners and browse. The crushing white with the caro kann defense reloaded edition dvd by gm maxim dlugy contains a series of lectures on suggested lines to play as black in the caro kann, along with a brief 2page summary of the main points of the four chapters in pdf format, and 10 games in pgn format on the disc. In contrast to the french, the queens bishop is not blocked, but the c6 square is no longer available for the knight. Home all courses openings endgames strategy tactics blog help courses. The caro kann defense can be best understood as an attempt to reform the scandinavian defense and french defense in blacks favor.
Makogonov helped develop kasparovs positional skills and taught him to play the caro kann defence and the tartakower system of the queens gambit declined. Carokann exchange variation grandmaster games database. Contents contents symbols and notation 5 introduction 6 the first move 8 1 d4 9. Carokann defense, exchange variation in the past two years, i have played many games as white using the exchange variation versus the caro kann defense. Bg5, about which i have written several articles over the years this latest piece offers a complete overview of the system after 5. David rittenhouse 08272014 welcome to the fourth part of our series on the caro kann system. There have been new developments in the exchange variation. I could not find coverage of the socalled apocalypse attack, which is like an accelerated version of the exchange variation 1. This was long considered to represent best play for both sides in the caro kann. In the caro kann exchange, with colours reversed, cowe claims an advantage for white. This book helped to launch the open encyclopedia of chess openings oeco project.
Black often aims to let whites pawns overextend, or develop a poor structure, and take advantage in the endgame. I played a standard chess game as black with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. We have many other materials and lessons that will help you to learn or improve the skills of the game of. You should also look at the exchange variation, the two knights, the fantasy, and other options too, although these are either less played or not as testing for black. Abbreviated listing of chess eco codes code variation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of playing the caro. The carokann, like the sicilian defence and french defence, is an asymmetrical defence to 1. The caro is a solid and reliable chess opening to all the craziness that white can throw at you with 1. In the following chess video excerpt from the empire chess dvd. The modernized carokann by daniel fernandez new in chess.
Kann of vienna who analyzed the first analyzed the opening in the 1890s. It is a system free from weaknesses and has been popular among top grandmasters for many years. This usually will lead into a panovbotvinnik attack, although independent lines can arise after 4. It wasnt a question of emotional attachment to its aesthetics or a desire to model myself after professional players who used it. May 01, 2010 in chess the caro kann opening is one of blacks most reliable answers to 1. Crushing the carokann exchange variation gm perelshteyn. This latest piece offers a complete overview of the system after 5. Re8 variation for white wont make the variation any better for white.
This variation gains its name from vasily panov and world champion mikhail botvinnik. Or the opening for the ruy lopez, exchange variation is. Not all of the gamesvariations he presents are contained in the pgn files. The resulting pawn structures may also be asymmetrical, as in the caro kann defense and queens gambit declined. Does the caro kann or the tartakower system of the queens gambit declined help with positional skills. The carokann defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves. Free online chess opening database and eco explorer, caro kann defence b10 chess openings. Carokann defense exchange variation and how to punish it. It means you can avoid rediscovering the moon as they say in french.
In the ruy lopez, exchange variation pieces whites bishop and blacks knight rather than pawns are traded. Caro kann defense exchange variation, b chess openings for tournament players for the basics of the caro kann defense, an overview of. David rittenhouse 08272014 welcome to the fourth part of our series on the carokann system. Black can use a minority attack, advancing the bpawn to b4, to weaken whites pawn struc. Carokann defence simple english wikipedia, the free. Part ii steiner system, panov attack, exchange variation63. Caro kann defense exchange variation, b chess openings for tournament players for the basics of the caro kann defense, an overview of the common variations and the basic plans for both.
Bd3 is a simple and easy to learn answer to the carokann. Ive been working with the caro kann lately and have been having the most trouble with the exchange variation. White can take control of the center and advance the fpawn to f5. However the caro kann player might not feel at home because he locks his c8bishop in for the moment. The caro kann has a reputation of being a boring defence. Learning chess openings is an important part of any productive chess training. Nc3, which move tends to lead on average to the most solid, positional, slow, closed, quiet and strategic. Study, play and get the outcome analyzed for each opening. The carokann is a fascinating opening, but, if i were young, i wouldnt play it.
David rittenhouse 08202014 welcome everyone to part iii of a carokann series. Jul 08, 20 in the following chess video excerpt from the empire chess dvd. I would recommend learning the fundamentals of these openings before studying the caro kann defense. The exchange carokann is a very passive way for white to fight for an advantage against 1c6. Carokann defense, exchange variation in the past two years, i have played many games as white using the exchange variation versus the carokann defense. Andrew martin is a fide senior trainer and international master. The final theory of chess is a practical opening guide for correspondence players, an aggressive repertoire for overtheboard players, and a solid foundation for future chess theory to build upon. In choosing the caro kann, black gives up the centre in exchange for easier development. Btw, some people have said that the caro kann is good for drawing but not for winning.
Chess openings main chess openings opening variances. Blacks idea is to give up the center pawn for easier development. The caro kann defense is one of the most solid defenses to 1 e4 and it is therefore no surprise that many of the greatest positional masters of all time have been adherents at some stage in their careers capablanca, botvinnik, smyslov and petrosian were all attracted by its reliable qualities. Players who fancy themselves as swashbuckling attackers will look at your first move and think ugh. May 18, 2018 it is worth noting that the odds and ends chapter contains coverage of the sharp fantasy variation 1. Strategic goals of the caro kann 17 strategic goals of the caro kann blacks goals in the caro kann defense are to contest the center. Both van foreest brothers employed it in tata steel this. Bg5, about which i have written several articles over the years. I have been analyzing the caveman caro kann since i first saw it played back in 2007. Advanced variation with h4 by michael goeller caveman blitz by michael goeller caro kungfu kann article by gm magesh and gm arun. Search the chess games database, download games, view frequent practitioners and browse the opening explorer. Caro kann defence, exchange variation 3 exd5 cxd5 4 bd3 b since the resurgence of the london system, the exchange variation of the caro kann 1 e4 c6 2 d4 d5 3 exd5 cxd5 has also gained traction. Mar 20, 20 i have posted the complete caveman caro kann download pgn analyzing 1.
As usual, studying all the current theory and organizing can be overwhelming, especially if you dont have much time to dedicate to your openings. Youre playing the queens gambit declined with the colors reversed, and better development for your queens bishop. Bg5 and features annotations by angus french of his great win with the line at the london chess classic open which was published in im malcolm peins column. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation. Introduction to the repertoire chapters 14 caro kann 1. In this article we want to drag your attention to the exchange variation against the caro kann. As things are, the caro kann should be taken seriously by every 1. This is just one of several problems with adps coverage of the caro kann exchange. Use our huge chess games and chess opening database to. A recent upsurge in its popularity, especially at the amateur level, has encouraged me to try to offer a complete overview of the line, which i have previously only published about piecemeal.
From age 7, kasparov attended the young pioneer palace in baku and, at 10 began training at mikhail botvinniks chess school under noted coach vladimir makogonov. Study chess openings by watching grandmaster gm games. By clarifying the central tension white gives himself a clear plan of attack using the half open efile and the e5 square. Caro kann defence, andrew martin, everyman press, isbn 9781781944165, 240pp.
Exchange variation chess is fun book 27 popular collection. White exchanges on d5, and black almost always responds with cxd5. I have posted the complete caveman carokann download pgn analyzing 1. As for the exchange variation, blacks strategy is simple. Im andrew martin is a wellknown chessbase author and as i have played the carokann for more than two decades myself i was interested what he had to say about the opening and what lines he does recommend. Apr 17, 2018 carokann defense exchange variation, b chess openings for tournament players for the basics of the carokann defense, an overview of the common variations and the basic plans for both. In all three openings, black wants to strike at the center with d5. The chess tempo chess database provides over two million searchable chess games. There, as black, we will be satisfied with equality. Theoretical relationship between caro kann exchange and queens gambit exchange. It is a regular favorite of elite players, who know that computeraided preparation now threatens the sharpest lines of the sicilian or ruy lopez at the very least with a forced draw. As was mentioned in the original discussion of openings selection, after playing a large number of informal games with a variety of different defenses to 1. Click download or read online button to get caro kann 1 e4 c6 book now. The two most played systems are the advance variation and the main line which have often been analysed 20 30 moves far.
The caro kann is solid, reliable and this may come as a surprise to some of you a great. Bg5 and features annotations by angus french of his great win with the line at the london chess classic open which was published in im malcolm peins. Part iv carokann exchange variation dayton chess club. You can browse our entire chess database from this line, move by move. Fianchetto variation by eric schiller the caveman caro kann. He is the current head of the newlyformed ecf academy, which provides elite. Nov 06, 2016 pdf caro kann classical variation chess is fun book 19 download online. A position from the caro kann exchange variation that has been trending lately on all levels. Abbreviated listing of chess eco codes code variation name.1571 1668 299 1269 402 1595 1326 443 1187 1029 1305 493 552 1395 1007 237 280 543 1135 13 594 911 1591 1053 667 1490 1328 980 974 665 1111 256 1070 1403 393 459 291 668