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SHOPWORN - Chess Secrets - Giants of Innovation

Learn from Steinitz, Lasker, Botvinnik, Korchoi and Ivanchuk

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Chess Secrets' is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us. In 'Giants of Innovation', Craig Pritchett selects five chess legends whose play exemplifies outstandingly innovative attributes. Wilhelm Steinitz established the essential ground-rules for modern positional chess. Emanuel Lasker pioneered a new kind of totalA", all-out battling chess. Mikhail Botvinnik taught us how to prepare and successfully play an entire range of complex modern opening systems. Viktor Korchnoi set particularly high standards in the art of defence and counter-attack. Vassily Ivanchuk, a modern byword for ingenuity and surprise, excels by constant creation. Read this book and enhance your own skills. Understand how to inject more innovation into your own games. *An entertaining and instructive guide to innovative chess *Learn from the greats of the game *Discover how famous chess minds work

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Author: Craig Pritchett
Publication Date: December 20, 2011
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 288 Pages

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