My Caro-Kann Parts 1-2 with GM Pavel Eljanov

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My Caro-Kann Parts 1-2 with GM Pavel Eljanov
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In his latest course, Pavel is set to reveal the power of Caro-Kann opening. In the first two parts, he'll guide you through tackling the formidable Advanced Variation, showing you the ropes on how to turn it to your advantage.

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From the days of chess legends like Petrosian, Fischer, and Karpov, to the current generation of super-GMs like Carlsen, Anand, and Caruana, the Caro-Kann Defense has proven its worth with its rock-solid setup and tough-to-crack resilience.

For those diving into chess at the club scene, the Caro-Kann really shines with its sturdy base, rich strategic play, that cool element of surprise, and superb endgame potential!

And guess what?

A super-GM with a 2700 rating agreed to reveal his entire Caro-Kann repertoire.

GM Pavel Eljanov played Caro-Kann at the highest levels for over 10 years, and bagged loads of wins with Black.

In his latest course, Pavel is set to reveal the power of this opening. In the first two parts, he’ll guide you through tackling the formidable Advanced Variation, showing you the ropes on how to turn it to your advantage.

Why you should play Eljanov’s Caro-Kann?

  • Easy-to-Learn Mode is ON – GM Eljanov designed the course to focus on getting the big ideas and principles down without having to cram a bunch of complicated moves. It’s perfect for anyone wanting to level up their opening game without the headache.
  • Simplified for Club Players – The course is tailored to meet the needs of club-level players, focusing on strategies and ideas that are most relevant and impactful at this level of play.
  • Keeping it Light on Theory – The best thing about Eljanov’s take on the Caro-Kann? It’s all about keeping things simple and not drowning in deep theory. This way, you get to concentrate more on the practical lines and less on memorizing endless move sequences.
  • Middlegame Magic – Stressed about what comes after the opening? Stress no more. GM Eljanov’s got your back, guiding you through the popular middlegame positions that naturally follow once the opening act wraps up.

This course is a perfect mix of easy-to-digest lines, deep game strategies, and GM tips straight from one of the chess world’s top, making it a no-brainer for club players and chess buffs alike.

My Caro-Kann Course Outline:

Introduction
Chapter 1 – Main Line – 6…a5!? – Plans without a2-a4
Chapter 2 – Main Line – 6…a5!? – Plans with c2-c4
Chapter 3 – Main Line – 6…a5 7.a4 f6 – 8.Be3 and 8.Bf4
Chapter 4 – Main Line – 6…a5 7.a4 f6 8.c4
Chapter 5 – Main Line – 6…a5 7.a4 f6 – Alternatives
Chapter 6 – 4.Nd2 e6 – Sidelines
Chapter 7 – 4.Nd2 e6 5.Nb3 Nd7 – 8.dxc5
Chapter 8 – 4.Nd2 e6 5.Nb3 Nd7 – 8.c3
Chapter 9 – Sidelines
Chapter 10 – 4.Be3
Chapter 11 – 4.g4!?
Chapter 12 – 4.Nc3 e6 5.g4
Chapter 13 – 5.c4
Chapter 14 – 4.h4 Gambits
Chapter 15 – 4.h4 h5 5.Bd3 – Deviations on move 7
Chapter 16 – 4.h4 h5 5.Bd3 – 7.Nd2
Chapter 17 – 4.h4 & 5.c4 – Part 1
Chapter 18 – 4.h4 & 5.c4 – Part 2

About The Author:

GM Pavel Eljanov [FIDE 2681]

is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster. He has won two team gold medals and one individual silver medal at the Chess Olympiads.

He acted as a second for Boris Gelfand in the World Chess Championship 2007, Candidates Matches 2011 and World Chess Championship 2012, for Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship 2013, and for Mariya Muzychuk in the Women’s World Chess Championship 2016.