Adrien Demuth – The Modernized Reti

“The focus is on sound, strong and interesting opening ideas and further plans, rather than on giving complete games.I have no hesitation in warmly recommending The Modernized Reti to you; after all, I am already finding it to be really useful myself!” ~ Blog Post #29: Refreshing Reading; GM Paul Motwani

“The Modernized Reti offers cutting-edge variations, sharp analysis with ample novelties, pleasant text, a knowledgeable author who practices what he preaches and a full repertoire. You can’t ask for much more than that!” ~ GM Glean Flear NIC YB 2018

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The Reti opening has been most popular in the most recent years. In his ‘Modernized Reti’, Adrien shows how this refined opening needs to be handled. With many transpositions into different types of positions, it is one of the richest choices White has when starting the game. If you are looking for a refined, tricky and dynamic way to play as White, Adrien will surely show you the way in his first book for Thinkers Publishing!

Adrien Demuth, currently rated 2543, is a grandmaster belonging to the youngest French chess generation. He was born and raised in La Reunion and learned chess when he was seven in Tahiti. He is now 26 years old. Once back in France, he was frequently selected for the French Youth Team. He received his two titles (IM in 2011, and GM in 2015) during his studies and when achieving his degree of Master in Mathematics. He is now a chess professional, trainer, player and author. In 2016 he was one of the seconds of the Olympic French team in Baku and during the World Youth Championships as well. His most famous results we noted his win of the Paris Championships in 2013 and last year by beating the former World Champion V. Anand in Gibraltar in 2016. This is his first book and Thinkers Publishing is proud to present his modernized ‘Reti’ ideas and analysis.