Slav Defence

Introduction

GM Markus Ragger

Dear chess friends, my name is Markus Ragger and I'm a chess grandmaster from Austria. In this eBook I want to present a repertoire for Black based on the Slav. The eBook is a supplement to my video series on the Slav Defence and allows you to play through all the variations. Anyone who bought the video series also has access to this eBook. 

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6

The Slav is part of my own repertoire and I've won some important games with it. The Slav main line and the Meran- or Anti-Meran variations are the main components of this repertoire, making this eBook and video series of interest to players who play the Botvinnik or Moscow Variations with Black and therefore have the Meran Variation in their repertoire. I hope everyone has a fun time reading this eBook!


This eBook is a supplement to the German video series Slawische Verteidigung, available for €17.99. If you want to see and hear Markus provide detailed instruction, check it out. A chess24 Premium Membership gives you access to all the video series and eBooks in our growing library.



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Slav Defence GM Markus Ragger

Recommended level:

1200
1800
2200+

Introduction

Grandmaster Markus Ragger is the best Austrian chess player and one of the world's leading experts on the Slav Defence. In this eBook, Ragger presents a complete repertoire from the black perspective. Many of the secrets revealed originate from the author’s own games.

Goals

- Get a complete repertoire for Black in the Slav Defence
- Get to know the latest theory
- Learn how a Grandmaster plays the opening

Contents

  • Introduction

    Free
  • Exchange Variation without Nf3

  • Exchange Variation with Nf3

  • 4.g3 and 4.Nbd2

  • 4.Qc2 Part 1

  • 4.Qc2 Part 2

  • 4.e3 Bg4 Part 1

  • 4.e3 Bg4 Part 2

  • Main line: 4...dc4 5.e3 and 5.e4

  • Main line: 4...dc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Nh4

  • Main line: 4...dc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.e3

  • Main line: 4...dc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 Part 1

  • Main line: 4...dc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 Part 2

  • Main line: 4...dc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 Part 3

  • Anti-Meran: Alternatives for White

  • Anti-Meran: 7.b3

  • Anti-Meran: 7.g4

  • Anti-Meran: 7.Bd3 Part 1

  • Anti-Meran: 7.Bd3 Part 2

  • Meran

 
 
 
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