Magnus Carlsen’s Middlegame Evolution is another fine effort from Ivan Sokolov on his patented middlegame territory.
As always with Ivan’s books, you’ll also learn a lot about the openings that lead into the middlegames, as it’s a side of the game that he’s never lost interest in! In particular, White and Black players of the Nimzo-Indian have got a lot of fresh material and ideas to examine…
A really good book: 4 stars!”
GM Matthew Sadler, New in Chess
“I found this book compulsive reading and I learned a great deal from it. Sokolov is an excellent annotator of middlegames, choosing variations wisely and homing in on the dynamic features of a position…
A very rich book, which is presented attractively with photographs and ample diagrams. Sokolov’s introduction promises a sequel, probably featuring more 1 e4 games. I eagerly await it.”
James Vigus, CHESS magazine