Dreev vs The Benoni - Alexey Dreev
Paperback, 268 pages
This book is devoted to a topical subject in contemporary chess ̱
White's fight against the Modern Benoni Defence. The Benoni Defence
can in fact be divided into two main structures, which are very different
in concept: the Modern Benoni, 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3
exd5 5.cxd5 d6
and the Czech (or Old) Benoni 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e5;
Alexey Dreev is one of the most popular contemporary Russian grandmasters.
He was twice World junior champion (under 16) in 1983 and
1984, silver medalist under 20 in 1984, European champion under 20 in
Dreev is the winner of many international tournaments.
With the Russian team, he was three times Olympic gold medalist and
once he got the silver, he also won two times the World team championship
̱ in 1997 and 2005. European champion for 2012 in rapid chess.
Dreev is a leading expert on opening theory and renown chess author.
His previous books, published by Chess Stars, are My One Hundred Best
Games , The Moscow & Anti-Moscow Variations and The Meran & Anti-