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Chess Strategy

Year of Publication
1959 2014 1959 to 2014
Author(s)
  1. Adam Hunt (2)
  2. Adrian Mikhalchishin (1)
  3. Alexander Beliavsky (1)
  4. Alexei Suetin (1)
  5. Allen Russell (1)
  6. Amatzia Avni (2)
  7. Anatoly Karpov (1)
  8. Andrew Soltis (1)
  9. Angus Dunnington (2)
  10. Aron Nimzowitsch (2)
  11. Bruce Pandolfini (1)
  12. Daniel Naroditsky (1)
  13. Drazen Marovic (1)
  14. Edward Lasker (1)
  15. Efstratios Grivas (2)
  16. Eric Schiller (2)
  17. Eric Schiller (2)
  18. Fred Wilson (1)
  19. Gary Lane (2)
  20. Gerald Abrahams (1)
  21. Guido Kern (1)
  22. Herman Grooten (1)
  23. Irving Chernev (1)
  24. Israel Gelfer (1)
  25. Ivan Sokolov (1)
  26. J.F.S. Rumble (1)
  27. Jacob Aagaard (4)
  28. Jacob Aagaard (4)
  29. James Plaskett (1)
  30. Jeff Coakley (2)
  31. Jeremy Silman (1)
  32. Joel Johnson (1)
  33. Johan Hellsten (3)
  34. John Hall (1)
  35. John Nunn (1)
  36. John Rice (1)
  37. John Shaw (1)
  38. John Watson (1)
  39. Julian Hodgson & Lawrence Day & Eric Schiller (1)
  40. Jurgen Kaufeld (1)
  41. Larry Parr (1)
  42. Lars Bo Hansen (1)
  43. Leonid Shamkovich (1)
  44. Lev Alburt (2)
  45. Lou Hays (1)
  46. Ludek Pachman (5)
  47. M. Blaine (1)
  48. Max Euwe (4)
  49. Michael Stean (1)
  50. Mihai Suba (1)
  51. Neil McDonald (2)
  52. Nikolay Yakovlev (1)
  53. Oleg Stetsko (1)
  54. Paul Motwani (2)
  55. Phil Adams (1)
  56. Robert Timmer (1)
  57. Sam Collins (2)
  58. Sam Palatnik (1)
  59. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
  60. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
  61. Simon Kay (2)
  62. Simon Williams (2)
  63. Todd Bardwick (1)
  64. Valeri Beim (1)
  65. Yaroslav Srokovski (1)
  66. Yasser Seirawan (2)
  67. Zenon Franco (2)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (46)
  2. AN - Algebraic (30)
  3. DN - Descriptive (12)
Topics
  1. General Chess Instruction (1)
  2. Opening (1)
  3. Strategy (12)
Popular Book Series
  1. Comprehensive Chess Course (1)
  2. Move by Move (2)
  3. Starting Out (3)
  4. Winning Chess (3)
Host
  1. FM Alisa Melekhina (1)
  2. GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (9)
  3. GM Damien Lemos (9)
  4. GM Daniel King (8)
  5. GM Dejan Bojkov (2)
  6. GM Eugene Perelshteyn (2)
  7. GM Jacob Aagaard (2)
  8. GM Jesse Kraai (4)
  9. GM Julian Hodgson (2)
  10. GM Karsten Muller (1)
  11. GM Maurice Ashley (1)
  12. GM Maxim Dlugy (1)
  13. GM Mihail Marin (1)
  14. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (21)
  15. GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov (2)
  16. GM Timur Gareev (1)
  17. IM Andrew Martin (7)
  18. IM Ari Ziegler (1)
  19. IM Bill Paschall (1)
  20. IM Bryan Smith (1)
  21. IM Danny Kopec (1)
  22. IM John Paul Wallace (1)
  23. IM Sam Collins (1)
  24. IM Valeri Lilov (2)
  25. NM Dana Mackenzie (1)
  26. Steve Lopez (2)
  27. WFM Sabrina Chevannes (1)
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    Chess Recipes from the Grandmaster's Kitchen
    Lessons in Chess Strategy and Thinking Methods
    Catalog Code: B0054GB

    Valeri Beim, an experienced trainer and grandmaster, explains key principles of chess strategy and thinking methods in chess. His 'recipes' include: tactical ideas in the middlegame; liquidation to the endgame; the technique of analyzing variations; inverted thinking in chess. Readers are presented with new ways of looking at chessboard issues that will help them develop a deeper understanding of the game.
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    Chess Recipes from the Grandmaster's Kitchen

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    Simple Chess
    New Algebraic Edition
    Catalog Code: B0003DV

    Written by a young Grand Master, this introduction to chess strategy is aimed primarily at players for whom a game plan is utterly enigmatic. By isolating the basic elements and illustrating them through a selection of Master and Grand Master games, Simple Chess breaks down the mystique of strategy into plain, easy-to-understand ideas.
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    Simple Chess

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    Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2
    Beyond the Basics
    Catalog Code: B0011LV

    Quite simply, the quickest way to learn chess the right way. Great is the disappointment to the library patron who browses for a chess instructional and finds only picked-over bones from the pre-Fischer, pre-Kasparov eras. These books by a U.S. champion and a chess magazine editor offer something more. A range of abilities, from novice to entrants in a local tournament, can learn tactics and strategies that improve their play.
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    Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

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    Excelling at Positional Chess
    Catalog Code: B0118EM

    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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    Excelling at Positional Chess

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    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess
    Catalog Code: E-B0118EM

    Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the creme de la creme of those that he uses for training and study.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Positional Chess

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    Starting Out - Attacking Play
    How to Set Up And Executive Decisive Attacks
    Catalog Code: B0005EM

    Attacking the opponent's king is one of the most exhilarating aspects of chess, but also one of the most difficult to master. Everyone loves a good old-fashioned king hunt, especially when it leads to checkmate, but often the pressure is very much on the aggressor-one false move and the attack can often fizzle out into less than nothing, leaving the attacker with an empty shell of a position.
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    Starting Out - Attacking Play

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    Improve Your Attacking Chess
    250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
    Catalog Code: B0030GB

    Checkmating the enemy king is the ultimate goal in chess. In this book Simon Williams helps readers to practice and improve their skills in this vital area of practical chess. A mating attack typically involves a build-up of forces, followed by an opening of lines, often involving a sacrifice
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    Improve Your Attacking Chess

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    Winning Chess Exercises for Kids
    Catalog Code: B0025OB

    This wonderfully entertaining book also happens to be quite effective. Everything any child will need to know about chess strategy and more is here in this book, which is well laid out and easy to follow. Part of the fun factor for kids is that the book is replete with cartoon images of chess characters to help make the learning experience more exciting.
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    Winning Chess Exercises for Kids

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    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess
    Learn to Identify and Exploit Small Advantages
    Catalog Code: E-B0121EM

    The implication from the author is that the task of converting a typically winning position into a full point or converting a drawing position into half-a-point is relatively straightforward. However, as all of us practical players realise, it's not always a simple as this, and many hard-earned points are wasted through 'a lack of technique'. In this valuable book, Jacob Aagaard aims to solve this perennial problem. He arms the reader with several endgame weapons that every strong technical player has in his toolbox.
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    EBOOK - Excelling at Technical Chess

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    Starting Out - Defensive Play
    Catalog Code: B0010EM

    In this valuable and entertaining book, Angus Dunnington arms the reader with all the necessary skills to be able to cope with vicious assaults on his or her king. Using illustrative games, Dunnington investigates in depth defensive ideas such as blockading, giving up material and the timely launch of counterattacks. Read this book and defend with confidence!
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    Starting Out - Defensive Play

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    Foundations of Chess Strategy
    Applying Business Methods to Chess Preparation and Training
    Catalog Code: B0058GB

    Chess is a game where profound strategic thinking must be allied with clever short-term tactics. Most previous works on strategy focus on specific aspects of chess strategy, but Lars Bo Hansen's aims here are different. He creates a framework in which the various elements can be systematically included and organized - a framework that will help chess-players to think about chess strategy during practical play.
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    Foundations of Chess Strategy

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    Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: B0195EM

    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    Winning Chess Strategies

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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: E-B0195EM

    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    EBOOK - Winning Chess Strategies

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    SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies
    Proven Principles from One of the World's Top Chess Players
    Catalog Code: SWB0195EM

    Strategy - it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, Yasser Seirawan shows you how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of your game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, you'll enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently - the way you need to play so you can win!
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    SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Strategies

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    SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Defensive Play
    Catalog Code: SWB0010EM

    In this valuable and entertaining book, Angus Dunnington arms the reader with all the necessary skills to be able to cope with vicious assaults on his or her king. Using illustrative games, Dunnington investigates in depth defensive ideas such as blockading, giving up material and the timely launch of counterattacks. Read this book and defend with confidence!
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    SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Defensive Play

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    Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy
    A Step-By-Step Guide to Chess Excellence
    Catalog Code: B0173GB


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Efstratios Grivas
    Year of Publication: 2006 Pages: 112
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionChess College is a new series of books to take intermediate players to new levels of chess understanding. New ideas are introduced and immediately illustrated by a number of entertaining and instructive examples, many drawn from the author's own practice. Volume 1: Strategy introduces a variety of topics, including: ""Why do we lose?"", Attack on the King, Two Bishops, Passed Pawn, Exchange Sacrifice, Positional Sacrifice, and Outpost. By drawing extensively upon his own games, Grivas is able to explain exactly what was going on over the board, and avoids the pitfall of providing overly familiar, clich
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    Chess College - VOLUME 1 - Strategy

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    Chess Praxis
    Catalog Code: B0007QT

    A supplement to the Chess player's handbook, containing all the most important modern improvements in the openings, illustrated by actual games; a revised code of chess laws; and a collection of Mr. Morphy's matches, &c., in England and France.
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    Chess Praxis

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    The Art of Attacking Chess
    33 Inspiration and Instructive Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: B0024GB

    All chess-players love to play a smooth attacking game, flowing from start to finish, and sprinkled with spectacular ideas and sacrifices. However, few can do so regularly, and for most players, their collection of brilliancies missed far outweighs their creative successes. Innate talent plays an important role, but many of the skills needed for attacking chess can be learned by study and practice. Here, one of the world's most experienced annotators has selected 33 superb examples, and explained them in a way that strips away the mystery.
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    The Art of Attacking Chess

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    How to Crush Your Chess Opponents
    An Inspiring Guide for the Modern Attacker
    Catalog Code: B0025GB

    Simon Williams, one of Britain's most dynamic and aggressive chess-players, has selected his favourite attacking games from the modern era, and annotated them with an infectious zeal that will inspire and instruct. He takes us inside the decision-making process, explaining how each stage in an attacking concept is formed, and shows how top players spot the signs that indicate it is time to stake everything on an all-out assault. We also get insights into the role of intuition and calculation in both attack and defence
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    Winning Chess Middlegames
    An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures
    Catalog Code: B0072NIC

    Study of this important book, with dozens of highly instructive and clearly explained games from the greats of chess, will enhance your middlegame skills and will let you understand why pawns are considered to be 'the souls of chess'.
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    Winning Chess Middlegames

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    Chess Strategy for Club Players
    The Road to Positional Advantage
    Catalog Code: B0065NIC

    In Chess Strategy for Club Players you will learn the basic elements of positional understanding, including pawn structures, piece placement, lead in development, open files, weaknesses, space advantage and king safety. You will master the art of converting a temporary plus into other, more permanent advantages. The author also explains what to do when, in a given position, the basic principles seem to point in different directions.
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    Grandmaster Secrets - Counter-Attack
    A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Defence into Victory
    Catalog Code: B0136GB

    Superb defensive technique is a hallmark of all great chess-players. With a few deft counterstrokes, they not only deflect what looked like an overwhelming offensive, but also expose the darker side of their opponent's build-up. Is this sheer black magic, or are these skills that ordinary players can develop?
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    Mastering Positional Chess
    Practical Lessons of a Junior World Champion
    Catalog Code: B0088NIC

    Mastering Positional Chess is a serious, but entertaining chess instruction book. Daniel started writing it when he realized that his lack of positional understanding was causing him to lose many games.
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    Mastering Positional Chess

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    Find the Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov
    Catalog Code: B0109BT

    The legendary Anatoly Karpov has won over 250 Grandmaster tournaments, many more than any other player in chess history. His games are characterized by the gradual and patient pushing of an opponent back to the wall, before finally finishing him off with a deadly blow.
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    Find the Right Plan with Anatoly Karpov

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    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player
    Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 5
    Catalog Code: B0005LV

    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player is the fifth volume in Grandmaster Lev Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course series. Endorsed by world champion Gary Kasparov as revealing "the once-secret Russian method of chess training," this new edition has material on the 2006 Absolute World Championship match between Kramnick and Topalov.
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    Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player

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    Chess Strategy Workbook
    A Blueplrint for Developing the Best Plan
    Catalog Code: B0042OB

    A large-format, fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children and adults ranging from those with a basic chess foundation up to the above-average tournament player. Chess Strategy Workbook teaches you to be observant and take your time to discover the clues in chess positions, introducing many of the strategies used by chess masters in a way that is fun and easy to understand.
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    Chess Strategy Workbook

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    Soviet Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0038QT

    Soviet Chess Strategy is a collection of Suetin's finest writing. Suetin instructs the reader on all the key aspects of strategic play, including the centre, dynamism, accurate evaluation, attack and defence, and the relationship between strategy and tactics. It is not too late to become a pupil in the Soviet chess school!
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    Chess Blueprints
    Planning in the Middlegame
    Catalog Code: B0054EU

    Planning is critical to winning in chess. While other writers offer you thinking tools for building an effective plan, in Chess Blueprints: Planning in the Middlegame Nikolay Yakovlev gives you the bricks - the positional themes and patterns that you need to know in order to make use of those fancy tools. With 188 positions and 559 diagrams ranging from the classics to little-known gems of Russian chess, the author challenges you to form your own impression and then see how the masters honed in on the key elements to achieve victory, or neglected them and went down to defeat.
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    Mastering Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: B0310EM

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    EBOOK - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: E-B0310EM

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    SHOPWORN - Mastering Chess Strategy
    Catalog Code: SWB0310EM

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    Dynamic Chess Strategy
    Expanded and Updated
    Catalog Code: B0095NIC

    In the battle of chess ideas, the publication in 1991 of Dynamic Chess Strategy was a defining moment. Before Mihai Suba's exceptional book, chess writers had neglected one of the most important factors of a chess position: its dynamic potential. Suba demonstrated that the traditional concept of improving the position was often static and irrelevant, and that classical strategy, if applied dogmatically, can prevent you from finding the right plan and its subsequent moves.
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    Dynamic Chess Strategy

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    Prepare to Attack
    Catalog Code: B0317EM

    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    Prepare to Attack

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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack
    Catalog Code: E-B0317EM

    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    EBOOK - Prepare to Attack

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    SHOPWORN - Prepare to Attack
    Catalog Code: SWB0317EM

    There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players.
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    Grandmaster Chess Strategy
    What Amateurs can Learn from Ulf Andersson's Positional Masterpieces
    Catalog Code: B0100NIC

    One of the most effective ways to improve your chess is to take a world class-player as your example. By collecting his games, studying his choices and examining his style, you will understand what made him rise to the very top. This is what Guido Kern and Jurgen Kaufeld have done with Swedish chess legend Ulf Andersson, a positional genius with a crystal-clear style, who rose to the number 4 spot of the FIDE world rankings.
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