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Castling to Win

Product Code: B0105BT


Publisher: International Chess Enterprises
Author: Robert Timmer
Year of Publication: 1997

Pages: 240
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book DescriptionThe king is the most valuable piece on the chessboard, yet many players - especially at club level - give little thought to where His Majesty should reside. This wide-ranging survey explains the dangers with leaving the King in the center, and the possible drawbacks to castling too early or on the wrong side. Castling can be an attacking move, as shown in many stunning examples. An expected castling is often devastating and can often determine the game on the spot. This practical manual includes entertaining examples of late castling and castling in studies.

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ISBN 1879479613
Manufacturer Batsford Chess
Author(s) Robert Timmer
Pages 240 Pages
Publication Date Jan 1, 1997
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
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