Title: The 10 Most Common Chess Mistakes (- And How...
Publisher: Cardoza Publishing, Boston, Massachusetts / New York, New York
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Second Edition.
006687: "218 Examples Of Typical Blunders. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A fascinating collection of more than two hundred typical errors committed by the world's greatest players challenges readers to test their skills by choosing between two moves, the right one, or the one actually played. Readers will be amazed at how even world champions stumble by violating basic principles. From neglecting development, king safety, misjudging threats, premature attacks, to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, readers get a complete course in exactly where they can go wrong and how to fix their game. ". Bookseller Inventory # 006687
Synopsis: This fascinating collection of 221 errors, misplays, oversights, and outright blunders shows the price that great players pay for violating basic chess principles and how to avoid these mistakes in your own game.
This fascinating collection of 221 typical errors committed by the world?s greatest players challenges readers to test their skills by choosing between two moves: the right one, or the one actually played. Readers will be amazed at how even world champions make errors in critical situations and violate the basic principles of chess. From neglecting development and king safety, misjudging threats, and premature attacks to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, chess players get a complete course in exactly what not to do.
About the Author: Grandmaster Larry Evans is a 5-time USA champion, author of 25 books, and the ?dean? of American chess. His national syndicated column, Evans on Chess, has appeared continuously since 1971. He coached Bobby Fischer during his world championship run and is generally considered to be the most authoritative, astute and witty observer of the international chess scene.
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