EBOOK - Chess Secrets - The Giants of Power Play

Learn from Topalov, Geller, Bronstein, Alekhine and Morphy



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Publication Date: August 14, 2009


Publisher: Everyman Chess
Author: Neil McDonald
Year of Publication: 2009

Pages: 238
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


Book DescriptionChess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess: strategy, attack, opening play and gambits, classical play, endgames and preparation. In each book the author studies a number of great players from chess history who have excelled in a particular field of the game and who have undeniably influenced those who have followed.

In The Giants of Power Play, Neil McDonald selects five players who have excelled in the field of 'power play' - the art of putting opponents under constant pressure. The methods of doing so are numerous, including gaining rapid development in return for material to build up an initiative, preparing powerful opening ideas in advance, or even developing completely new opening systems. McDonald examines the contributions made by each player, their differences in approach and style, and from Morphy to Topalov, how they followed in each other's footsteps. A study of this book will help you to enhance your skills in one of the most crucial elements of the game.

* An entertaining and instructive guide to power play
* Learn from the greats of the game
* Discover how famous chess minds work



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