CHESS MIDDLEGAMES

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    Year of Publication
    1988 2013 1988 to 2013
    Author(s)
    1. Danny Kopec (1)
    2. Edmar Mednis (1)
    3. Ivan Sokolov (1)
    4. Valeri Bronznik & Anatoli Terekhin (1)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (2)
    2. AN - Algebraic (4)

      Modern Art of Attack
      "The Art of Attack by Vukovic" ends with the Alekhine era --- the last example being in 1947. In the 1950's a new generation emerged starting with the daring play of Mikhail Tal. He and his contemporaries are where we begin with this book, taking the reader through the 1980's. The chapters are 1)Attacking the King Which Can't Castle, 2)Attacking the Uncastled King, 3)Attacking the Kingside Castled Positions, 4)St.George Attack, 5)Greek Gift Attack, 6)Defensive Measures, 7)Attacking the Opposite Side, 8)Couterattacking, 9)Great Attacking Players including Tal's Daring Sacrifical Attacks, Fischer's Scientific Style, Karpov's Fiery Attacking Style. A great book for players of all strengths.
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      Modern Art of Attack

      Catalog Code: CB0047CD

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      Combinations in the Middlegame
      As I also remarked in my review, the Soviet concept of a beginner is clearly wider than ours, and to make the book even wider in its scope and appeal I have added some supplementary material. I must confess that I have had some misgivings about the correct rendering of certain technical terms, but in the absence of an internationally accepted terminology each translator must take his own line on such matters. Also in translating certain extracts quoted from authors whose books are available in English I have followed the Russian text in those rare cases where it differs slightly from the English version. I trust that this book will give real pleasure to its readers and help those players who wish to learn to play combinations.
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      Combinations in the Middlegame

      Catalog Code: CB0065CD

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      From the Middlegame into Endgame
      Grandmaster Edmar Mednis, a world expert on the endgame, shows how to proceed in the minimum number of moves from the opening to a favorable endgame, essentially bypassing the middlegame. He discusses 11 different openings, including both open and closed systems, in each case explaining the best routes to particular endgame positions. These positions are then analyzed, using master games to illustrate various winning plans. Because of the clear exposition of endgame principles, the student will learn not only about these specific positions, but also about endgame play in general.
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      From the Middlegame into Endgame

      Catalog Code: B0210EM
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      Winning Chess Middlegames
      An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures
      Study of this important book, with dozens of highly instructive and clearly explained games from the greats of chess, will enhance your middlegame skills and will let you understand why pawns are considered to be 'the souls of chess'.
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      Winning Chess Middlegames

      An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures
      Catalog Code: B0072NIC
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      Practical Middlegame Techniques
      2nd Edition - 2012
      This book is aimed at the player who wants to improve his or her understanding of the most important middlegame concepts.
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      Practical Middlegame Techniques

      2nd Edition - 2012
      Catalog Code: B0261EM

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      Techniques of Positional Play
      45 Practical Methods to Gain the Upper Hand in Chess
      Opening preparation is useful, but understanding the middlegame is much more important. This book, an improved edition of a Russian classic, teaches amateur chess players 45 extremely effective skills in a crystal-clear manner.
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      Techniques of Positional Play

      45 Practical Methods to Gain the Upper Hand in Chess
      Catalog Code: B0134NIC
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