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The Art of Sacrifice in Chess

Product Code: B0041DV

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Book Description

A Grandmaster shares secrets from 40 years of tournament play, outlining hard-won lessons that enable players to win games by giving up pieces. The first systematic attempt to explain and exploit the theory of chess sacrifice, this guide remains an extremely helpful weapon in the arsenal of players at every level.

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Author: Rudolf Spielmann
Publication Date: November 2, 2011
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 224 Pages

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