The Powerful Catalan: A Complete Repertoire for White
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The Powerful Catalan: A Complete Repertoire for White

The Catalan is a solid yet flexible chess opening system that is popular on all levels. Both amateurs and top-level strategists such as Vladimir Kramnik and Vishy Anand employ this opening to put a lot of unpleasant pressure on Black. In The Powerful Catalan grandmaster Victor Bologan presents a complete repertoire for White that covers all of Black’s responses. Also included are those variations where Black tries to steer the game i...

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King's Indian

The famous Grandmaster Victor Bologan (Elo 2690) offers a complete Black repertoire based on "probably the most romantic response to 1 d4" (Bologan) - the King's Indian Defence. He explains the concept of the book as follows: "I have tried to reveal to you the true spirit of the King's Indian Defence - to uncover for you its secrets and to show you its typical resources. The Yugoslavian "Chess Encyclopedia" devotes almost a half of V...

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Victor Bologan: Selected Games 1985-2004

Power Chess at it's Best! Moldovian Grandmaster Victor Bologan is among the world's strongest and most dynamic grandmasters. You are invited to join him on a highly personal, autobiographical journey, as he presents 52 of his games, deeply annotated. These games are highlighted against a background of his life experiences and development, resulting in one of the most splendid game collections available today.