Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach who has guided his two most celebrated pupils, the Kosintseva sisters, into the Top 10 of women's chess. In Chess Lessons Popov shares his secrets of chess improvement.
Popov shares many stories from his decades of coaching experience. By following his pupils' successes, and missteps, the reader can join them on the path to stronger chess.
Chess is of course a complex game, but Popov's expertise as a coach and author offers clear principles to help the reader achieve a deeper understanding of chess. Part of the process is challenging the reader to solve instructive and entertaining exercises.
Vladimir Popov is a highly respected chess coach who has the rank of 'Honoured' trainer in Russia.
• Written by a highly successful chess coach. • An expert guide to playing better chess.
Sean Marsh, Marsh Towers: "The more I read, the more I realized that the quality of material on offer was of a very high calibre... a very interesting book and definitely a cut above standard instructional work. It is reminiscent of some of Dvoretsky's books in some respects, albeit in a more accessible way."