Publisher: Everyman Chess, 2001 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 1.85744.273.3 Pages: 190 Language: English
Some players become good at chess, some very good, while others excel at the game. Jacob Aagaard identifies the key factors that separate the very strong players from the rest. He includes chapters on when to calculate, how to evaluate positions, how to study theory, how to study the endgame and when to force the position. Anyone who follows the advice in this book cannot fail to improve their feel for the game.
- Ideal for players who are serious about improving
- Discusses all phases and aspects of the game
- Packed with useful practical tips
Jacob Aagaard is an International Master and studies languages, semiotics and communication at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Arhus in Denmark. He is gaining a reputation as a highly diligent author and his previous books include The Dutch Stonewall and the Sicilian Kalashnikov (with Jan Pinsk)