A Fresh Look at Chess

    40 Instructive Games, Played and Annotated by Players Like You!

    A Fresh Look at Chess
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    Publication Date: December 1, 2011
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 219 Pages

    Book Description

    For the last ten years, grandmaster Lev Alburt has been writing a very special montly column for the U.S. Chess Federation's magazine, Chess Life. Non-titles readers are asked to contribute their most instructive games, with generous annotations. From dozens of entries each month, Lev chooses for his column one he considers to be of greatest value for CL's readers, adding his own comments and advice.

    For this book, Lev has selected 40 of his best columns, arranged them by themes, cut some material — and added much more, all to make A Fresh Look at Chess both truly instructional and fun to read.

    Most chess books have been written by grandmasters of help amateurs, both beginners and seasoned players, to understand chess and to play it better — using games by other grandmasters. A Fresh Look at Chess offers a new, complementary, and very effective, approach.

    About the Author(s)

    International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, a three-time U.S. Champion and former European Champion, is one of hte most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He co-authored and published the Comprehensive Chess Course (From Beginners to Master and Beyond) series, to which A Fresh Look at Chess is the latest addition.

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