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The Caro-Kann Defence is named after the English chess master Horatio Caro (1862–1920) who lived in Berlin and the Austrian player Marcus Kann (1820–1886). However, the move 1...c6 was not particularly popular until the 1920s, when both Jose Raul Capablanca and Aaron Nimzowitsch took up the opening. When, in 1960/61, Botvinnik was looking for a reliable defence for his WCh matches against the feared sacrificial attacks of Mihail Tal, he chose the Caro-Kann. Tigran Petrosian and Anatoly Karpov were two other world champions who adopted 1...c6 in their repertoires.
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The 4...Nf6 Caro-Kann
Ha pasado de moda y no se ha desarrollado tanto como otras variantes, pero ofrece una oportunidad de oro para jugar lo preferido por Alekhine, Korchnoi, Bronstein, Larsen o Short.
Caro-Kann Powerbook 2021
The major part of the material on which the Caro-Kann Powerbook 2021 is based is taken from the engine room of playchess.com: 736 000 games. To that imposing corpus we have added another 58 000 games from Mega and from correspondence chess.