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    Who Dares Win?

    Attacking the Kings on Opposite Sides

    Product Code: B0294EM


    Publisher: Everyman Chess
    Author: Lorin D'Costa
    Year of Publication: 2010

    Pages: 190
    Notation Type: TBD


    Book DescriptionBoth players are gunning for each other's kings. Whose attack will break through first? This is a typical scenario in chess games. In such tense battles where one slip can be fatal, often it's a case of 'who dares wins'. But it's not enough to throw your pieces up the board and hope for the best. To succeed you need to acquire sophisticated attacking and defensive skills. The good news is that they can easily be learned, remembered and put into practice.

    In this book, Lorin D'Costa presents a comprehensive study of opposite-side castling and the crucial techniques needed both in attack and defence. He tackles all the key subjects, including sacrificing, speed of attack, strong and weak defensive formations, when to delay or avoid castling, and much more. Studying this book will allow you to approach these frequent situations with confidence.

    *An essential guide to attacking and defending the king
    *Includes more than 50 instructive and entertaining games
    *Covers the crucial tactical and positional ideas

    Lorin D'Costa is an International Master, with one Grandmaster norm, and is one of the most rapidly improving players in the UK.

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    ISBN 9781857446296
    Manufacturer Everyman Chess
    Author(s) Lorin D'Costa
    Pages 192 Pages
    Publication Date Mar 23, 2010
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
    Clearance Chess Books
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