The Wisest Things Ever Said About ChessWith Over 250 Annotated Positionsby Andrew Soltis
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Publisher: Batsford, 2008Edition: Paperback mediumPages: 304Language: English
'The best opening is the opening your opponent doesn't know.'
'The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.'
This fascinating book gathers together the most astute insights on chess ever uttered, culled from three centuries of the world's greatest players.
Almost every one of these invaluable maxims is illustrated with an annotated chess position, making the book a short cut to learning from the masters.
These snippets of wisdom are arranged into chapters for easy reference: Attack; Calculation; Defence; Endgame; Evaluation; Mistakes; Move Selection; Openings; Pawns; Pieces; Psychology; Sacrifice; Strategy; Studying; Tactics; Technique; Tournament Tactics.
This is a great book to dip in and out of - every page contains a nugget of wisdom that will help you hone your own chess skills and win your next game.
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