The Chess Terrorist's Handbook

    The Chess Terrorist's Handbook
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    Publication Date: January 1, 1995
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 148 Pages


    Publisher: American Chess
    Author: Leonid Shamkovich
    Year of Publication: 1995

    Pages: 148
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionThe Chess Terrorist's Handbook is a collection of deeply annotated chess games drawn from Leonid Shamkovich's forty years of tournament combat against such players as David Bronstein, Mikhail Tal and Boris Spassky. The first chapter charts some of the hazards lurking in the opening for unsuspecting victims - a selection of miniatures, quick kills that prove even strong players can find themselves wrecked barely out of the harbor. Subsequent chapters contain instructive examples of attach and counterattack, of mistakes and combinations in the middlegame, and of typical middlegame motifs.

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