By Julen Arizmendi,Javier Moreno
The Najdorf is the most well-liked line of the Sicilian Defence for a great cause: Black can play for a win with out taking undue hazards. The Najdorf’s basic soundness has been proven in numerous top-level video games, and specifically through Garry Kasparov’s winning use of it all through his occupation. White has attempted a wide selection of methods opposed to the Najdorf, together with quiet positional strains and the normal major line with 6 Bg5. lately the belief of a swift kingside pawn strengthen has discovered favour. The Najdorf’s panorama adjustments swiftly, and this provides its devotees with a fancy activity: they need to not just continue updated with sharp theoretical strains, yet also needs to have an organization grab of the techniques that underpin the most structures, either outdated and new. This booklet lends a aiding hand to people who play the Najdorf or desire to soak up this advanced beginning. Najdorf specialists from Spain current a versatile repertoire for Black, together with a wealth of unique research of the severe diversifications. additionally they clarify the main principles at the back of the Najdorf, targeting these plans which are such a lot proper to fashionable practice.
“If you have an interest in taking on the Najdorf, I hugely suggest this ebook while you are searching for an excellent reference that might allow you to examine the outlet quick and provides you great profitable possibilities to boot.” – invoice Whited, Chess Country
Julen Arizmendi is a Spanish grandmaster. he's an skilled author, and a part of Jaque and Teoria’s editorial employees. He represented his state on the 2002 Olympiad. Javier Moreno is a grandmaster from Spain who has labored with Anand and Shirov, and used to be a member of the Spanish Olympiad staff in 2000. He has contributed to the magazines Jaque and Gambito.
“Verdict: if the Najdorf is your defence, then you definitely should have this e-book. hugely recommended.” – Phil Adams, 3Cs website
“Mastering the Najdorf is an stress-free paintings to learn and learn, while the theoretical insurance inside is great. in case you already play the Najdorf, this new publication does a great activity of updating concept and of highlighting many vital new rules, while for these prepared to take in one in every of Black’s top defences, this ebook comes hugely recommended.” – IM Richard Palliser
“The authors have basically labored tirelessly to provide a wise and intellectually obtainable repertoire in the context of an exacting and hugely theoretical beginning approach (not a simple activity, i will guarantee you!). in attaining this finish the authors strike a delightful stability among theoretical and explanatory content..... a very first-class publication. ... To my brain, the true attempt of an outstanding establishing publication is whether or not the reader can examine a number of chapters with out becoming bored, after which pop out the opposite part with a distinct wish to play the hole themselves. for my part, the authors cross with flying colors. 5 stars.” – IM Eddie Dearing, Weekend Chess
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