Accelerated Dragon: The Maroczy Bind 1!

May 18, 2012
28 min
Today Grandmaster Khachiyan starts a new series on another "weapon" of his as black against 1.e4. The series is designed for advanced players who wish to master the Accelerated Dragon. He starts with the most positional variation, the Maroczy Bind, and he reviews the game Shirov-Tiviakov 2007 to highlight black's critical, and yet very modern ideas.