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Excelling at Technical Chess - Jacob Aagaard

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Title
Excelling at Technical Chess - Learn To Identify And Exploit Small Advantages
Author
Jacob Aagaard
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Everyman Chess
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20040904

"And the rest is a matter of technique" is an annoyingly common phrase used in chess literature. 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 realize, 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 readers with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox. These include important skills such as schematic thinking, domination, preventing counterplay, building fortresses, and utilizing zugzwang. These tools are illustrated in deeply analyzed games containing numerous different themes. A serious study of this book will ensure that readers need no longer need fear the word "technique"!
*Ideal for club and tournament players *Includes all the principal tools of technique *Written by an experienced endgames expert.

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Jacob Aagaard is an International Master from Denmark who has earned himself a deserved reputation as an industrious and no-nonsense chess author. His recent books for Everyman include Queen's Indian Defence and Excelling at Positional Chess, while his earlier work, Excelling at Chess, won the prestigious ChessCafe.com Book of the Year Award.

Type
BOOK
Edition
First Edition edition
Country of Publication
United States
Number of Pages
184

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