Publisher: Everyman Chess, 2003 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 1-85744-325 Pages: 176 Language: English
Positional chess remains a mystery to many and yet an understanding of the finer points of the game so often makes the difference between two equally matched players. Improve your positional play and you will see chess in a totally new dimension! In this unique book, International Master Jacob Aagaard selects many original examples of positional chess, the crème de la crème of those that he uses for training and study. Aagaard also delves deeply into the ideas of positional evaluation and analysis.
* Teaches how to mix calculation with evaluation * Contains many original exercises * Written by a battle-hardened expert
Jacob Aagaard is a young International Master from Denmark who has carved out a deserved reputation as a diligent and outspoken chess author. His earlier opening manuals, such as Dutch Stonewall and Easy Guide to the Sveshnikov Sicilian, have been widely admired for the clarity of their approach.