CHESS MIDDLEGAMES

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Year of Publication
1994 2014 1994 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. H. Kramer (1)
  2. Haije Kramer (1)
  3. I.A. Horowitz (1)
  4. Ivan Sokolov (1)
  5. Ludek Pachman (2)
  6. Max Euwe (2)
  7. Reuben Fine (1)
  8. Valeri Bronznik & Anatoli Terekhin (1)
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  1. FAN - Figurine (2)
  2. AN - Algebraic (1)
  3. DN - Descriptive (5)

    The Middlegame - BOOK 2
    Dynamic and Subjective Features
    Max Euwe was World Chess Champion in the 1930s and he collaborated with International Master Kramer to write this great treatise on how to play chess middlegames. Book II of the series examines the initiative, the different types of attack on the king, the art of defense, maneuver and liquidation, and the common failings over the chessboard to which even great players are occasionally subject.
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    The Middlegame - BOOK 2

    Dynamic and Subjective Features
    Catalog Code: B0204IS
    Our Price: $25.95

    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
    Our Price: $29.95

    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II
    This is a combined work, taking five separate books and combining them into one volume, but then re-dividing them into two volumes.
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    A Complete Chess Course - How to Win at Chess - VOLUME II

    Catalog Code: B0122IS
    Our Price: $25.95

    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2
    Principles of Pawn Play and the Center

    Publisher: ISHI Press
    Author: Ludek Pachman
    Year of Publication: 2012 (Reprint) Pages: 185
    Notation Type: Descriptive (DN)


    Book Description Continuing his major work on strategy and tactics in modern chess, the internationalyl renowned Grandmaster, Ludek Pachman, now turns his attention to the play of the pawns and the achievement of control of the center squares. Though the pawns are the weakest pieces in chess, their importance in determining the character of the attack (and defense) and the development of strategic play cannot be underestimated. Pawns are essential to the protection of important squares and pieces. They are the best means of blockading enemy pawns and when correctly deployed, their advance can open vital files and diagonals, thereby creating weaknesses in the opposite position. Despite its limited power, the pawn has one special advantage over other pieces in that it can be promoted when it reaches the eighth rank; a successful pawn advance can completely change the balance of power and the outcome of a game. Pawns have aptly been described as "the soul of chess." Vital of chess mastery is a basic understanding of the importance of control of the center squares. The effectiveness of the pieces depend upon the strength of their position and center control creates a vital sapatial superiority. The effective play of the pawns and center control have been touched upon on other works, but seldom with the insight and lucidity revealed in this second volume of Pachman's masterwork.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 2

    Principles of Pawn Play and the Center
    Catalog Code: B0139IS
    Our Price: $19.95

    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3
    Play on the Wings
    In each of these books the need for understanding is emphasized: there are too many variations for any memory to store. The player must understand the basic principles involved and the typical positions or maneuvers that can arise.
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    Complete Chess Strategy - VOLUME 3

    Play on the Wings
    Catalog Code: B0147IS
    Our Price: $19.95

    The Middle Game in Chess - Book I
    Static Features
    This comprehensive study of middle-game theory is a classic unlikely to be superseded. It is a valuable addition to the library of every serious student of chess.
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    The Middle Game in Chess - Book I

    Static Features
    Catalog Code: B0169IS
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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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    The Middle Game in Chess
    The Middle Game in Chess by Reuben Fine completes the trilogy between Practical Chess Openings and Basic Chess Endings, both by Fine, so that the three major aspects of chess are discussed. The Middle Game, it has been said, is the heart of chess. Here is the field of battle on which victory or defeat is decided. In this book the world's leading authority turns his talents to the Middle Game.
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    The Middle Game in Chess

    Catalog Code: B0250IS
    Our Price: $29.95

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