CHESS MIDDLEGAMES

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    1988 2014 1991 to 1993
    Author(s)
    1. Danny Kopec (1)
    2. Edmar Mednis (1)
    3. Efstratios Grivas (1)
    4. H. Kramer (3)
    5. Haije Kramer (1)
    6. I.A. Horowitz (1)
    7. Ivan Sokolov (1)
    8. John Nunn (1)
    9. Lou Hays (2)
    10. Ludek Pachman (2)
    11. Max Euwe (4)
    12. Nikolay Yakovlev (1)
    13. Peter Romanovsky (3)
    14. Reuben Fine (1)
    15. Tim Onions (1)
    16. Valeri Bronznik & Anatoli Terekhin (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (6)
    2. AN - Algebraic (9)
    3. DN - Descriptive (5)
    Topics
    1. Middlegames (1)
    2. Tactics (1)
    Host
    1. GM Damien Lemos (3)
    2. GM Rafael Leitão (1)

      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS
      ¨Play the Middlegame like a Grandmaster – Part 1¨ features hours of action-packed chess instruction, presented by Grandmaster Damian Lemos who explains the art of the middlegame and focuses on how you can start winning more games now! The middlegame is one of the hardest phases in the game for beginner players because there are no strict rules to guide your play (unlike the opening) and there are still most pieces on the board to consider. If you are a beginner chess player looking to improve your tournament results IMMEDIATELY, this chess DVD is GUARANTEED TO HELP YOU PLAY BETTER!
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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 1 - EMPIRE CHESS

      Catalog Code: DVD0025EP
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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS
      The most difficult phase of the game for beginner chess players is the middlegame because it is a constant time of transition, maximum tension, and a time of combining immediate tactical needs with long-term positional ideas. Most middlegames contain nearly all of the pieces still on the board, and the friction between opponents inevitably creates conflict, requiring complete attention to avoid forcing combinations. This chess video/DVD features hours of extremely high-quality instruction by experienced chess trainer Grandmaster Damian Lemos, reviewing the basic concepts of the middlegame and how to apply them successfully in your own games.
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      Play the Middlegame Like a Grandmaster - PART 2 - EMPIRE CHESS

      Catalog Code: DVD0026EP
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      Chess Middlegame Combinations
      Chess Middlegame Combinations, a companion volume to Chess Middlegame Planning, forms the second part of Peter Romanovsky's classic Russian textbook on the middlegame. Now available for the first itme in an English language translation, Chess Middlegame Combinations is written with a view to helping the reader acquire a practical understanding of middlegame techniques as well as an appreciation for the beauty and aesthetics of chess.
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      Chess Middlegame Combinations

      Catalog Code: B0005AC
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      Chess Middlegame Planning
      Every chessplayer hopes to make brilliant moves which will overcome the opponent in a blaze of glory. But such combinations come into being only as a result of proper planning, as demonstrated in Chess Middlegame Planning. The lucid and penetrating analysis of the games in this volume demonstrate the imagination and creativity necessary for proper handling of the central stage of the game.
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      Chess Middlegame Planning

      Catalog Code: B0004AC
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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

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      The Middlegame - BOOK 1
      Static 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 I of the series covers pawn formations and static features of the game of chess. Thousands of satisfied customers have made this one of the most popular books on chess middlegames. Completely re-edited and translated to algebraic notation in this 1994 edition.
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      The Middlegame - BOOK 1

      Static Features
      Catalog Code: B0004HY
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      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 covers the dynamic features of the game of chess.
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      The Middlegame - BOOK 2

      Dynamic and Subjective Features
      Catalog Code: B0005HY
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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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      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
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      Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence

      Publisher: Gambit
      Author: Efstratios Grivas
      Year of Publication: 2006 Pages: 112
      Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


      Book DescriptionChess College is a new series of books to take intermediate players to new levels of chess understanding. New ideas are introduced and immediately illustrated by a number of entertaining and instructive examples, many drawn from the author's own practice. Volume 1: Strategy introduces a variety of topics, including: ""Why do we lose?"", Attack on the King, Two Bishops, Passed Pawn, Exchange Sacrifice, Positional Sacrifice, and Outpost. By drawing extensively upon his own games, Grivas is able to explain exactly what was going on over the board, and avoids the pitfall of providing overly familiar, clich
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      Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy

      A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence
      Catalog Code: B0173GB
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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame
      This book tells you about the heart of Chess - the middlegame - in a format designed for young players. It uses a large clear type and is illustrated throughout with many chess diagrams and cartoons.
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      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame

      Catalog Code: B0002PA
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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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      Chess Blueprints
      Planning in the Middlegame
      Planning is critical to winning in chess. While other writers offer you thinking tools for building an effective plan, in Chess Blueprints: Planning in the Middlegame Nikolay Yakovlev gives you the bricks - the positional themes and patterns that you need to know in order to make use of those fancy tools. With 188 positions and 559 diagrams ranging from the classics to little-known gems of Russian chess, the author challenges you to form your own impression and then see how the masters honed in on the key elements to achieve victory, or neglected them and went down to defeat.
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      Chess Blueprints

      Planning in the Middlegame
      Catalog Code: B0054EU

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      Understanding Chess Middlegames
      Featuring the 100 Most Important Middlegame Ideas
      Following on from his successful Understanding Chess Endgames, John Nunn turns his attention to the middlegame - the phase of the chess battle where most games are decided, yet the one that has received the least systematic treatment from chess writers. With the outstanding clarity for which he is famous, Nunn breaks down complex problems into bite-sized pieces.
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      Understanding Chess Middlegames

      Featuring the 100 Most Important Middlegame Ideas
      Catalog Code: B0178GB
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      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
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      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
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      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
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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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      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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      Soviet Middlegame Technique
      Many of the classics of Soviet chess literature have struggled to see the light of day, but none more so than Soviet Middlegame Technique by Peter Romanovsky. The original version of this famous guide to the middlegame was published in 1929 when Romanovsky was Soviet Champion. Romanovsky later decided to update and improve his work.
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      Soviet Middlegame Technique

      Catalog Code: B0076QT
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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
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      Explosive Middlegame Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS
      How many games have you won or lost due to tactics? Think about how many decisive victories have come by attentively picking off an opponent’s loose piece via a combination.
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      Explosive Middlegame Tactics - EMPIRE CHESS

      Catalog Code: DVD0037EP
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      Master the Middle Game - EMPIRE CHESS
      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #8 of 10
      Grandmaster Damian Lemos’ excellent presentation skill guides you through this DVD which is 8/10 of The Club Player’s Manifesto produced by the World Leader in DVD instruction OnlineChessLessons.net.
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      Master the Middle Game - EMPIRE CHESS

      Club Player's Manifesto - Volume #8 of 10
      Catalog Code: DVD0058EP
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