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    Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess

    How to Use Your Pawns to Fight for the Initiative and Central Control

    Product Code: B0066GB

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    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Drazen Marovic
    Year of Publication: 2001

    Pages: 256
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionThis book tackles fundamental questions such as: 'How should pawns be used to fight for the centre?' and 'How does the central pawn formation affect planning for both sides?' These issues are central to understanding chess. Marovic discusses central pawn-structures and their impact on play both in the centre and on the wings. He begins by surveying how the pawn's role in controlling the centre has been developed over the last 150 years, and how this has led to the refinement of concepts such as the 'dynamic' backward pawn and the positional exchange sacrifice. The bulk of the book is devoted to discussions of the main type of centre: Open Centre; Closed/Blocked Centre; Fixed Centre; and in particular the Mobile/Dynamic Centre.

    Drazen Marovic is a grandmaster from Croatia, who has won medals as both player and trainer for various national teams. His pupils include Bojan Kurajica, World Under-20 Champion in 1965, and Al Modiahki of Qatar, the first Arabian grandmaster. Marovic has a wealth of experience as a writer, editor and television commentator on chess. He is currently the trainer of the Croation national team.

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    ISBN 9781901983432
    Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
    Author(s) Drazen Marovic
    Pages 256 Pages
    Publication Date Jan 1, 2001
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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