This book presents a Black repertoire based on the Scandinavian Defence with 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6. Kotronias offers new plans for Black in the most topical lines. They are backed by deep analysis based on solid chess understanding.
Five years after the first edition, the book was completely rewritten and redesigned. While remaining true to the original structure, this new edition underwent major changes
This book presents an opening repertoire for Black to players who are looking for initiative and counterplay in the Ruy Lopez.
By playing 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.f3, White kills three birds with one shot.
This book presents a Black repertoire based on the QGA. The authors consider the Classical System with 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 e6, but they also offer alternative approaches – building up tension with 4…Bg4, and the destructive 4…a6 aimed at quick equalisation.