In recent years, the Catalan has sprung into the limelight by Vladimir Kramnik, who has revitalized it with many new ideas and has utilized it with great success against the world's strongest players.
Grandmaster Nigel Davies presents a major study of this important opening. Using illustrative games and drawing upon his wealth of personal experience with the Catalan, Davies provides a reliable and dynamic repertoire for White, covers the main plans for both sides, and tackles crucial modern day issues such as move orders.
Grandmaster coverage of a world-class opening
Provides answers to all of Black's main defences
Highlights essential tactical and positional ideas
Published by Everyman, 192 pages