In this exclusive iChess Club video, GM SP Sethuraman explores the Queen’s Gambit Declined, Slav Accepted Variation which begins with the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc4 dxc4. (See the diagram on the right.)
The Slav Defense has been a popular opening for many years and has been relied upon by some of the best players throughout history including 11 of the first 13 World Chess Champions. Players such as Alekhine and Alapin helped develop the theory of the Slav, and more recently it has been the choice of players such as Anand and Kramnik.
GM Sethuraman explains the ideas and concepts in this opening by analyzing a number of recent interesting games, showing new and fresh approaches to the Slav Defense.
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