Catalan database repertoire by GM Delchev
What to play against the Catalan? During the last years, this question is qetting more and more recurring.A lot of grandmasters have even stopped playing 1...d5 in response to 1.d4 because of the raising popularity of the Catalan.In this line of thoughts, it is not a surprise that nowadays almost every top player has the Catalan is his opening repertoire.The remarkable theoretician GM Aleksander Delchev shares with you his own weapon against the Catalan in an unique database which contains 8 huge analysis and 41 model games analysed in detail. He recommends the following line: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3 dc4 5.Bg2 Bb4! Among the the players who play this system with Black, we can mention the names of theoreticians like Michael Adams,Aleksandr Moiseenko and Boris Grachev.Given the fact that GM Delchev provides you with plenty of novelties which can be tested even at top level, we believe that this extraordinary educational tool practically closes this dangerous opening.