So what did I miss? Still further, Hilton and Ippolito succeed in selling the Catalan. Kids should stick to more bloodthirsty openings, while lower-rated players will probably find the material too sophisticated.
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As for equally rated opponents, this is great opening as it allows you to overpower the opponent with your intelligence and creativity, which should suit your style, based on your earlier posts. Just remember that this move order offers you no advantage.
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Wojo’s Weapons, Volume 3 Winning with White by Jonathan Hilton and Dean Ippolito
AlwaysLearningNewStuff 8, 2 16 Nf3 over pages. Nf3 avoids all of these openings: But since White is going to also play Nf3 anyway on move 3he is not going to play any of those variations. It's just cleverness, wojjos the wise choice to make. The key is to offer a combination of sufficiently deep theory and an understanding of how his repertoire works in practice, in terms of typical middlegames and endings.
WOJO'S WEAPONS: WINNING WITH WHITE, VOLUME 1,2,3
Black can reach full equality rather easy like in QGD Exchange line Fear not, the authors have filled in the gaps. You will always play equal positions, but you will be rock-solid and flexible.
Sign up using Facebook. Most club players - and not only club players - can go a lifetime without playing or facing the Catalan, but the last two years have made that increasingly difficult. Technically starting with 1. They are more analysis oriented whereas Ippolito and Hilton offer more prose explanation.
So while I don't think kids will shrivel up and die if they play the Catalan, I think they're generally best served by playing very sharp, open lines and playing subtler openings later on.
Just because the position is equal desn't mean it is a dead draw. Are there other advantages of starting with 1. That said I would be hesitant to recommend any of these books to players below unless they especially like opening study.
Invariably in a series of this nature some things are wojis. Petrosian 2, 1 12 I am confused because you mention "kids" in the next sentence.
April 7, JK. This is not the first repertoire to be based on 1.
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The sources I mentioned are available in principle to everyone, but there's also private material weaponx Wojo's lessons and other teaching sessions offering both specific suggestions and verbal explanation as well. It all depends of person's style. Post a New Comment Enter your information below to add a new comment.