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    Your Best Move

    A Structured Approach to Move Selection in Chess

    Product Code: B0319EM

    Book Description

    "I look one move ahead... the best!", Siegbert Tarrasch

    Chess is a wonderfully rich and complex game, but ultimately the goal can be simply defined as consistently finding the best move. If you are able to do this, you will win your games. However, the million dollar question is: how can we give ourselves the very best chance of doing so?

    Per Ostman is convinced that there are three key elements: first and foremost, a structured move-by-move thinking process; second, the desired skills to execute this process; and finally, traditional chess knowledge we can build upon. Ostman examines these three vital building blocks which form the basis of what we need to master. He describes in detail a clear thinking process he has developed over several years as a chess teacher - a process to guide us in our ultimate search to find the best move.

    • Improve your chess by structured move selection
    • Numerous examples to illustrate clear thinking processes
    • Covers calculation, planning and attacking skills
    • Includes opening, middlegame and endgame play.

    About the Author

    Per Ostman is an experienced chess teacher and analyst. He has trained his son, Erik, to become one of the strongest junior players in Australia and has guided his school to continued success at state championships. He works as a Solutions Architect for Microsoft, and has also developed computer chess programs.

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    ISBN 1857446607
    Manufacturer Everyman Chess
    Author(s) Per Ostman
    Pages 224 Pages
    Publication Date Feb 22, 2011
    Notation Type AN - Algebraic
    Clearance Chess Books
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