Kaidanov's Comprehensive Repertoire: Facing the French

Jan 1, 2013
20 min
Today Gregory offers his own perspective on how to build a comprehensive opening repertoire. First up, he deals with the French in a simple, direct, and slightly underrated fashion: The Exchange Variation! He points out that against the well prepared opponent, achieving an advantage out of the opening can be difficult, so choosing a solid approach with clear plans might be the best idea for your chess game overall. As he points out, even Kasparov "endorsed" the Exchange...