Grandmaster Versus Amateur

    Grandmaster Versus Amateur
    img

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price: $11.98

    Catalog Product Code: B0054QT

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: October 15, 2011
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 100 Pages

    Book Description

    A multinational array of top grandmasters explain the difference in thinking between professional and amateur chess players, and how the amateur can bridge the gap. It usually takes at least a decade of sustained effort for even the most talented player to reach the grandmaster level - this book cannot guarantee to make the reader a chess grandmaster, but it is certainly a healthy nudge in the right direction.

    About the Author(s)

    The editors, ex-British Champion GM Jacob Aagaard and three-time Scottish Champion GM John Shaw, have recruited a line-up of strong grandmasters to share their wisdom.

    • GM Pavel Eljanov
    • GM Boris Avrukh
    • GM Mihail Marin
    • GM Peter Heine Nielsen
    • GM Tiger Hillarp
    • GM Jacob Aagaard
    • GM John Shaw

    Related Products

    • Who's Afraid of the King's Gambit - 3RD EDITION
      In many conversations with chess players, it can be noted that there is a reluctance to answer 1. e4 with 1. . . . e5 based on an irrational fear of some deviations from the standard Spanish or Italian play.
      img

      Who's Afraid of the King's Gambit - 3RD EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0143IS
      Our Price: $12.95

    • Ask the Pieces - Stefan Becker & Karsten Muller
      How should systematic chess coaching be structured so that students are able to use their freshly acquired knowledge in their own games? Author Stefan Becker came to an astonishingly simple answer. The solution to every chess problem lies on the board.
      img

      Ask the Pieces - Stefan Becker & Karsten Muller

      Catalog Code: WIN0389CB

      Regular Price: $27.95

      Special Price: $24.95


    • Starting Out - The French
      The French is one of Black's soundest defences to 1 e4 and is very popular at all levels of chess. Club players enjoy its super-solid structure, while at the top it's played by famous grandmasters such as Vishy Anand and the young Russian star Alexander Morozevich.
      img

      Starting Out - The French

      Catalog Code: B0039EM
      Our Price: $24.95

    • How to win at Chess - Quickly
      Mistakes are often made in the early part of the game - at all levels of chess - but a key skill is to recognize these critical moments as they happen and to exploit them with maximum efficiency. This is a skill which Grandmaster Simon Williams addresses in this book. Using instructive and entertaining games in which one side wins quickly, he examines all the typical mistakes chess players make in the opening and early middlegame, how you should look to exploit them, and how to avoid falling into similar traps yourself.
      img

      How to win at Chess - Quickly

      Catalog Code: B0312EM

      Regular Price: $26.95

      Special Price: $10.78


    • Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess
      A Knowledge Based Approach
      Through a revolutionary testing system, Dr. Kopec is able to quantify their overall chess strength, specific deficiencies and definite abilities, allowing him to pinpoint which aspects need the most work. This book, developed with the US Chess Federation, represents the sum of Dr. Kopec's knowledge and efforts to help chess players understand and acquire the knowledge necessary to achieve chess mastery.
      img

      Test Evaluate and Improve Your Chess

      A Knowledge Based Approach
      Catalog Code: B0009OB
      Our Price: $9.95

    • POWER PLAY - Pawns - Daniel King - VOLUME 5
      You might be a brilliant tactician or a fearsome attacker, but you won’t always be able to apply these skills when you play.
      img

      POWER PLAY - Pawns - Daniel King - VOLUME 5

      Catalog Code: WIN0096CB

      Regular Price: $39.95

      Special Price: $36.95


    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 28
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 28

      Catalog Code: B0028INF
      Our Price: $17.95

    • Mastering Chess Strategy
      Short Description for Mastering Chess Strategy - B0310EM
      img

      Mastering Chess Strategy

      Catalog Code: B0310EM
      Our Price: $29.95

    • Winning Structures - Adrian Mikhalchishin
      Great players always had and still have more than just broad theoretical knowledge. Every of them has some favorite methods, which simply help to score more points. The greatest even have favorite pawn structures!
      img

      Winning Structures - Adrian Mikhalchishin

      Catalog Code: WIN0251CB

      Regular Price: $39.95

      Special Price: $36.95


    • 500 Master Games of Chess
      Three Books in One - Open Games, Semi-Open Games & Closed Games
      Vast collection of great chess games from 1798-1938, with much material nowhere else readily available. Fully annotated, arranged by opening for easier study. 150 years of master play!
      img

      500 Master Games of Chess

      Three Books in One - Open Games, Semi-Open Games & Closed Games
      Catalog Code: B0029DV
      Our Price: $29.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb