The Complete Book of Chess Strategy: Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z

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Siles Press, 1998 - Games - 360 pages
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An easy-to-understand guide to chess strategy -- conceptual planning -- has always been the amateur's dream. This book makes that dream a reality. This comprehensive guide in dictionary form, the first of its kind, makes all aspects of chess strategy quick, easy, and painlessly accessible to players of all degrees of strength. Each strategic concept is listed alphabetically and followed by a clear, easy-to-absorb explanation accompanied by examples of how this strategy is used in practice. Such great World Champions as Steinitz, Capablanca, Petrosian, Fischer, and Karpov have used these strategies in virtually all of their games. Now you can arm yourself with their weapons. As you incorporate these weapons into your own play, they will enrich your appreciation of the game and lead you to one beautiful victory after another.

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User Review  - tommielou - Overstock.com

This was a gift for my father. He really liked it but wished it had been an easier read. IMO most how to books are not that good of a read nor easy to grasp at first. I would still recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn Chess Strategies. Read full review

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User Review  - Ravandil - LibraryThing

The book is appropriate for beginners and more advanced players. Beginners will learn a lot about chess, and players with some experience will definitely revise, complete and put their knowledge in ... Read full review

Contents

THE OPENING
1
BASIC OPENING STRATEGY
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CASTLING
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About the author (1998)

Silman, International Chess Master, is a world-class teacher, writer and player who has won the American Open, the National Open and the U.S. Open. He is the author of 32 highly popular chess books. He has also written dozens of articles that have appeared in chess magazines published throughout the world.

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