Add a dash of poison to the Caro's known virtues with GM Nigel Davies. Of all Black's defenses to 1.e4, nothing is more solid than the Caro-Kann. A favorite of World Champions Capablanca, Botvinnik, Petrosian, and Karpov, it has now attracted a new generation of young GMs such as Adams, Dautov and Leko.
Part 1: Main Line 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Bf5
Part 2: Panov-Botvinnik Attack & 2.c4
Part 3: Exchange 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3
Part 4: Advance 3.e5
Part 5: Fantasy 3.f3