Strategy & Tactics in Chess

    Strategy & Tactics in Chess
    img
    Our Price: $18.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0207IS

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: January 10, 2013
    Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
    Page Count: 172

    In this book, the great Dutch World Champion, Dr. Max Euwe, discusses both strategy and tactics in chess, having special emphasis on the latter, to which about two-thirds of the book is dedicated. Tactics have been, comparatively speaking, neglected in chess literature, and it is therefore, interesting to find that five out of eight chapters of this book are devoted to combinations which are analyzed and classified.

    The book is concise and well knit, and thoroughly up to date (as of 1935). The comments on the various moves, many of which are taken from recent (1935) tournaments, are very clear and convincing. The reader will appreciate the lucity with which Dr. Euwe deals with the various subjects, such as pawn majority on one wing.

    The topics covered are:
    I. Strategy and Tactics.
    II. Strategy: General principles. - The greatest possible field of action for the pieces. - As much choice as possible of intervening
    III. Strategy: Special principles. - Taking the initiative where one is strongest. - Directing the attack in general on fixed pawns.
    IV. Tactics: Combinations in General. - Mating combinations. - Open-field combinations.
    V. Mating combinations. - Direct mate combinations. - Break-up combinations. - Penetrative combinations. - Lateral combinations.
    VI. Open-field combinations. - Combinations for gain in material. - Focal-point combinations. - Pinning combinations. - Unmasking combinations. - Overload combinations. - Desperado combinations. - Cumulative combinations.
    VII. Compound combinations.
    VIII. End-game combinations. - Forcing combinations. - Advancing combinations. - Promotion combinations.

    Dr. Max Euwe was world chess champion from 1935 to 1937. He played all of the great players from Lasker to Fischer in tournaments and studied all of their games in great detail. He knew more about them and their games than anybody else.

    Related Products

    • EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess
      Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
      The implication from the author is that the task of converting a typically winning position into a full point or converting a drawing position into half-a-point is relatively straightforward. However, as all of us practical players realise, it's not always a simple as this, and many hard-earned points are wasted through 'a lack of technique'. In this valuable book, Jacob Aagaard aims to solve this perennial problem. He arms the reader with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox.
      img

      EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess

      Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
      Catalog Code: E-B0121EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • STRATEGY UNIVERSITY - The Central Approach - Adrian Mikhalchishin - VOLUME 1
      This DVD with the help of classical games played by Botvinnik, Fischer, Rubinstein, Steinitz, Tal amongst others the author explains the role of the centre and on the power of pawns and pieces in the centre.
      img

      STRATEGY UNIVERSITY - The Central Approach - Adrian Mikhalchishin - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: WIN0294CB

      Regular Price: $39.95

      Special Price: $36.95


    • Concerning Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 37
      Grandmaster Jesse Kraai examines objectivity in a series of two lectures, calculation in a series of 2 lectures and a bonus on rapid chess. Chess psychology, intuition and practical thinking.
      img

      Concerning Chess - Chess Lecture - Volume 37

      Catalog Code: DVD0037CL
      Our Price: $19.95

    • ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 106 - Strategy Behind Playing Pawn Blockaded Positions Right Out of the Opening
      This dvd will help your chess game whether you're a novice level player or master. Roman will teach you how to play and win by blockading Pawns right out of the Opening. Blockaded Pawns occur in every openings and by following Roman's easy universal system, you will have a new way to win games.
      img

      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 106 - Strategy Behind Playing Pawn Blockaded Positions Right Out of the Opening

      Catalog Code: DVD0106RM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
      Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
      img

      EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

      Catalog Code: E-B0118EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • First Steps in Chess Strategy
      Senior Trainer Andrew Martin breaks the subject down, with the hope of making everything clear. Attention is given to all the components that make up chess strategy, so that at the end a player will be better able to make good moves and good plans.
      img

      First Steps in Chess Strategy

      Catalog Code: WIN0369CB

      Regular Price: $36.95

      Special Price: $33.95


    • ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 26 - Nimzowitsch: My System VOLUME 1
      This is the first DVD of a two-part DVD set containing a total of approximately 4 hours (combined) of instruction based on Nimzowitch's classic My System which is the foundation for modern day progressive thinking. Roman will help you understand Nimzowitch's ideas and theories while adding 75 years of improvements, updates, and changes. Roman will cover both positional and tactical examples, bringing to life one of the most popular and instructive books ever published.
      img

      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 26 - Nimzowitsch: My System VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: DVD0026RM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Strategy for Advanced Players
      Schiller covers strategic and positional factors as seen in the complex interplay of the middlegame and endgame with 45 lessons. The art of strategic planning is not easily acquired from most teaching materials, yet is one of the most important aspects of practical play. He does an excellent job here teaching strategy skills. This book is mostly recommended for players 1600 rated and up.
      img

      Strategy for Advanced Players

      Catalog Code: CB0007CD

      Regular Price: $4.95

      Special Price: $1.98


    • WHAT GRANDMASTERS DON'T SEE - Protected Squares - Maurice Ashley - VOLUME 1
      In Volume 1 of the series, Ashley coins a new term Protected Squares, and shows how many errors occur on squares that seem invulnerable because they are clearly guarded by pawns.
      img

      WHAT GRANDMASTERS DON'T SEE - Protected Squares - Maurice Ashley - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: WIN0304CB

      Regular Price: $39.95

      Special Price: $36.95


    • Defend Like a Super Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      Defend Like a Super Grandmaster with Maxim Dlugy is an instructional DVD focusing on how to play in difficult and sometimes losing positions. Maxim Dlugy looks at some of the most important games in his career, outlining various techniques in saving bad positions or defending positions where your opponent has the initiative. All the key moments in the games are examined and after watching the video you are ready to save and even win bad positions.
      img

      Defend Like a Super Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

      Catalog Code: DVD0067EP
      Our Price: $34.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb