Crushing White - The SNIPER! - VOLUME 1

    An Easy to Learn Chess Opening & Strategy

    Crushing White - The SNIPER! - VOLUME 1
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    Publication Date: February 9, 2012
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 396 Pages

    Book Description

    Crushing White: The SNIPER! is the first of a Black comprehensive repertoire two volume set by International Grandmaster Ron W. Henley. This instructional book was created to reveal the secrets of the SNIPER, which is a universal system that Black can play against virtually any white formation. Black has won many beautiful games by employing various secret Sniper weapons. In the 396 pages, thematic tactics and strategy are explained with the use of 845 diagrams.

    About the Author(s)

    Ron W. Henley earned the FIDE International Grandmaster title at the Madame Suharto Cup in Indonesia in 1982. He has also won events in Colombia, Mexico and Switzerland. He is the author of numerous award-winning books and producer of over sixty chess videos. Throughout the 1990's Mr. Henley was Chief Trainer to the Twelfth World Champion Anatoly Karpov for nine matches. In 1996 he coached the US Team at the World Youth Championships in Cannes, France. He also sponsored and trained US Women's Champion Irina Krush and US Champion Hikaru Nakamura early in their brilliant careers.

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