Grandmaster Versus Amateur

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    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

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