Playing IQP type positions?

Technical questions regarding Openings, Middlegames, Endings etc.
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John Upham
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Playing IQP type positions?

Post by John Upham » Sun Jan 11, 2009 10:49 am

I'm looking for modern treatments of the ideas involved in playing IQP positions.

I normally turn to Pachman in these situations but maybe there are good alternatives?

Can you make any recommendations?
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Leonard Barden
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Re: Playing IQP type positions?

Post by Leonard Barden » Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:10 am

There are some suggestions, though just from the white side, in my 1980s book Play Better Chess.

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Andy Burnett
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Re: Playing IQP type positions?

Post by Andy Burnett » Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:05 pm

Play Better Chess is a fantastic book-the very first chess book I ever read and the main reason I got hooked on the game. Thank you Mr Barden!

Alexander Baburin's book 'Winning Pawn Structures' is devoted entirely to IQP positions. I haven't read it myself but it gets very good reviews. You can look at the Contents and view a short excerpt of it on Amazon.

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