Platonov's Chess Academy

Using Soviet-Era Methods to Improve 21st-Century Openings

Platonov's Chess Academy
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Publication Date: September 4, 2012
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 176 Pages

Book Description

Two of the most renowned chess trainers in the world, introduce and explain the revolutionary ideas of their old friend and mentor, Igor Platonov. Platonov was one of the most profound thinkers and theoreticians in the old Soviet Union, which held a grip on the world chess championship for decades, as the title passed from one of its stars to another. For intermediate players to grandmasters, Platonov's visionary insights, examined and explained here for the first time, provide you with the keys to understanding the foundational concepts of the game, strengthening your chess understanding and giving you effective methods to help you find the most powerful moves in the game.

About the Author(s)

International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.

Grandmaster Sam Palatnik's students reached the list of 100 best players in the world. He lives and teaches in Bethesda, Maryland.

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