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Lessons with a Grandmaster II

Improve Your Tactical Vision and Dynamic Play with Boris Gulko

Product Code: B0356EM

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Imagine you are a club player who has been given the opportunity to talk at length with a famous Grandmaster. How would you make the most of this opportunity? This book is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly acclaimed and award-nominated Lessons with a Grandmaster. It bridges the gap between great player and amateur through a series of conversations between teacher, the renowned Grandmaster Boris Gulko, and student Dr. Joel R. Sneed, a professor of psychology and amateur chess player. The lessons are based on Gulko's own battles against fellow Grandmasters. This second volume focuses on dynamic chess, developing chess imagination, the capacity to take risks, the ability to simultaneously attack and defend, and perhaps above all, the ability to visualize the chess board and calculate combinations in sharp positions. *Learn from the chess games of Boris Gulko *Typical questions you would ask a Grandmaster - answered! *Improve your tactical play and visualization

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Author: Boris Gulko and Dr. Joel R. Sneed
Publication Date: October 16, 2012
Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
Page Count: 304

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