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    50 Essential Chess Lessons

    A Modern Look at 50 Immensely Instructive Chess Battles

    Product Code: B0031GB


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Steve Giddins
    Year of Publication: 2006

    Pages: 158
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionSteve Giddins has chosen 50 supremely instructive games - some old, some new, and including many that few readers will have seen before. He has annotated these games in detail from a modern perspective, explaining the useful lessons that can be learned from them, while avoiding the harmful dogma that characterized many older works of this type. Topics include: Attacking the King, Defence, Piece Power, and Endgame Themes. Each game is followed by a recap of the main lessons to be learned.

    Giddins writes in a highly accessible down-to-earth style that appeals to club players seeking to improve their understanding of practical chess. His knowledge of Russian-language chess literature has enabled him to find many excellent examples that have not appeared in previous western literature.


    About the Author: Steve Giddins is a FIDE Master from England who plays regularly in international events and has frequently contributed to the British Chess Magazine. He has gained a reputation as a writer who provides useful, no-nonsense advice on topics of genuine practical importance.

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    ISBN 9781904600411
    Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
    Author(s) Steve Giddins
    Pages 158 Pages
    Publication Date Jan 1, 2006
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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