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PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER A. A. Kotov

PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER By A. A. Kotov

PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER by A. A. Kotov


$59.99
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Summary

A guide to chess-playing for the amateur player. The book covers positional judgement, planning, combinational vision and calculation and practical play - each with many examples.

PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER Summary

PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER by A. A. Kotov

This book follows on from Kotov's previous work "Think Like a Grandmaster". It is a guide to chess-playing for the amateur player. The book covers positional judgement, planning, combinational vision and calculation and practical play - each with many examples.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Positional judgement: the three fishes of chess mastery; a general theory of middlegame; the basic postulates of positional play; positional assessment; the elements in practice; the centre; the clash of elements; learn from the World Champions; the mind of a grandmaster; how to train; exercises. Part 2 Planning: types of plan; one-stage plans; multi-stage plans; learn from the World Champions; practical advice; the mind of a grandmaster; how to train; exercises. Part 3 Combinational vision: training combinational vision; chessboard drama; the theory of combinations; the basic themes; the mind of a Grandmaster; learn from the World Champions; exercises. Part 4 Calculation and practical play: the calculation of variations; exercises; time trouble; the three fishes in action; the opening; the endgame; exercises; final words of advice. Solutions to the exercises.

Additional information

GOR001496271
9780713418071
0713418079
PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER by A. A. Kotov
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pavilion Books
1978-11-23
242
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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