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Chess Secrets: Giants of Innovation - Craig Pritchett

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Title
Chess Secrets: Giants of Innovation - Learn From Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchnoi And Ivanchuk
Author
Craig Pritchett
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Everyman Chess
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20111011

Chess Secrets is a series which uncovers the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and studies deeply a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.In Giants of Innovation, Craig Pritchett selects five chess legends whose play exemplifies outstandingly innovative attributes. Wilhelm Steinitz established the essential ground-rules for modern positional chess. Emanuel Lasker pioneered a new kind of "total", all-out battling chess. Mikhail Botvinnik taught us how to prepare and successfully play an entire range of complex modern opening systems. Viktor Korchnoi set particularly high standards in the art of defence and counter-attack. Vassily Ivanchuk, a modern byword for ingenuity and surprise, excels by constant creation. Read this book and enhance your own skills. Understand how to inject more innovation into your own games.An entertaining and instructive guide to innovative chessLearn from the greats of the gameDiscover how famous chess minds work

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Craig Pritchett is an International Master. Twice Scottish Champion, he has represented his country, four times on top board, in nine Chess Olympiads. He was a longstanding chess correspondent for the Scottish newspaper, The Herald.

Type
BOOK
Edition
First Edition edition
Country of Publication
United States
Number of Pages
288

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