Simple Attacking Plans

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    Publication Date: December 1, 2012
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 192

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    “I had a fantastic position, but I couldn’t figure out what to do next!” Sound familiar? If so, then Fred Wilson’s Simple Attacking Plans was written for you. The author distills the complexities of mounting an offensive against your opponent’s king down to four principles that lie at the root of most successful chess attacks.

    Novice players and amateurs of intermediate strength will benefit from the explanations of ideas and tips for practical play, all presented in an easy, conversational style. More experienced competitors will appreciate this book as a game collection featuring masterpieces of enterprising play – some of them never before published.

     

    About the Author


    Fred Wilson is a chess teacher, author, and owner of Fred Wilson Chess Books in New York City. His previous works include A Picture History of Chess, 101 Questions on How to Play Chess, and (with Bruce Albertson) 202 Checkmates for Children, 303 Tricky Checkmates, and 303 Tricky Chess Tactics. In 2003, he was voted Chess Journalist of the Year by the Chess Journalists of America.

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