Secrets of Practical Chess (Gambit chess)

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What is the best way to improve your chess results? Memorizing an opening encyclopedia, learning endgame theory, solving puzzle positions ... there must be an easier way. How about making the most of your existing talent?

In a new and enlarged edition of a highly popular work, John Nunn helps you to do precisely that. Drawing upon more than three decades of experience, he provides advice that will help players of all standards, playing styles and temperaments to achieve improved results. His methods take into account psychological factors and are firmly based on good common sense and the objectivity that has made John Nunn one of the world’s favourite writers on chess.

Topics include:
* Defending difficult positions
* How to study the openings
* How to make decisions
* Avoiding common mistakes
* When to calculate
* Coping with pressure
* Avoiding time-trouble
* Using chess books
* Making the most of computers

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John Nunn is a grandmaster from England. He has won four individual gold medals and three team silver medals at Chess Olympiads. In the Chess World Cup of 1988/9, he finished sixth overall, ahead of several former World Champions. He is arguably the most highly acclaimed chess writer in the world - his first two volumes covering his best games both won the prestigious British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award. In 2004 he won the World Chess Solving Championship, ahead of many former champions.

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