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This book is about the language of chess. more specifically, this book is about the essential building blocks of chess. In a logical scientific approach to chess one must first master the basic building blocks and from there begin to build a personalized "vocabulary" which will be the foundation for mastery.
In Russian chess folklore it is said that there are 300 positions which comprise the most important knowlege an aspiring player must acquire. In this book are 253 unique positions; the remaining 47 are left to the reader who can complete the collection with those most meaningful to them. In addition there are 59 games every developing master would be advised to know.
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International Master Rashid Ziyatdinov is one of the most successful players on the U.S. Grand Prix circuit, placing third twice before taking second place honors in the year long competetion in 1999. Ziyatdinov originally comes from Uzbekistan, where he won the national championship in 1981, 1983, and 1985. Since moving to the United States in 1997 he has won first place in a number of prestigious events including the Toronto International, the Chicago Open, and the Koltanowski International.
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Book Description Thinkers Pr Inc / Chessco, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110938650726
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Book Description Thinkers Pr Inc / Chessco, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0938650726