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PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER By A. A. Kotov

PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER by A. A. Kotov

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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

GOR002259396
9780713418071
0713418079
PLAY LIKE A GRANDMASTER by A. A. Kotov
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Pavilion Books
1978-11-23
242
N/A
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