Every chess player knows that the game is really won or lost in the planning, but finding the right plan requires knowledge and understanding of the principles of chess strategy. In this highly readable, practical guide, a former leading Soviet grandmaster shares a wealth of hard-earned, tactical wisdom. Whether you want to add to your opening repertoire, shore up your middle game or enhance your end moves, you'll find a strategic approach to suit your needs. Evaluate a variety of gambit systems; anticipate the strengths and weaknesses of the respective pawn formations; or assess the mobility, vulnerability, and comparative value of individual pieces. Exchanges and positional sacrifices are also covered. Become a focused, flexible strategist, and take your opponents by surprise every time.
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Eduard Gufeld is a former leading Soviet grandmaster, now resident in the USA where he has gained a reputation as an enthusiastic teacher and promotor of chess. He is a prolific chess writer, noted for his witty yet instructive approach. He is the author of Exploiting Small Advantages, Ultimate Dragon Volumes One and Two, and Chess: The Search for Mona Lisa.
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Book Description Batsford, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110713487755
Book Description Batsford. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0713487755 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1211979
Book Description Batsford, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0713487755