Publisher: Edition Olms, 2008 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-3-283-00518-4 Pages: 240 Language: English
The main theme of volume 4 is prophylaxis , a concept first expounded by Nimzowitsch and one which has been brilliantly developed by Mark Dvoretsky and his pupils. The art of positional play is explained in terms of planning, manoeuvring, the study of typical positions, and deep strategy in grandmaster games.
The material in the book is based upon lectures given by Dvoretsky and others to strong young players in 1992. The other authors/lecturers are Dlugy, Kosikov, Khenkin, Kramnik, Bareev and Yusupov.
Contents: Part I - Methods of improving in positional play Part II - Ways of looking for positional solutions Part II - Typical positions Part IV - Complicated strategy in practice Part V - From games by pupils of the school