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- DescriptionOne of the best books on chess defence ever written Most chess games are t won they are lost. Many instructional chess books tell you how to improve a position when it is already (or may be) favourable. this book offers help when you definitely do t have the advantage. Every chess player needs a sound arsenal of defensive techniques. this book covers them all counterplay, when to accept sacrifices, how to anticipate short- and longterm threats, and how to minimise losses. It also helps you create a strong underlying psychological framework for defensive technique it teaches you how to stay cool under fire, how to stonewall and how to exploit your opponent's weaknesses.
- Author BiographyInternational Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is chess correspondent for the New York Post and a very popular chess writer. He is the author of many books including What it Takes to Become a Chess Master (9781849940269) and 100 Chess Master Trade Secret (9781849941082).
- Author(s)Andrew Soltis
- PublisherPavilion Books
- Date of Publication25/07/2014
- SubjectHobbies, Pastimes & Indoor Games
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBatsford Ltd
- Weight320 g
- Width155 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
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