Small Steps to Giant Improvement Hardcover

Small Steps to Giant Improvement Hardcover

Master Pawn Play in Chess
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In chess you cannot take your move back, but you can always return a misplaced piece to its former square at the cost of some time. Pawns on the other hand can never move backwards, making pawn moves truly permanent decisions.

This irreversibility makes Pawn Play among the most difficult aspects of chess strategy, which is one reason few books have been written about this topic – and some that have are almost incomprehensible. Double Olympiad gold medallist Sam Shankland has gone the other way – breaking down the principles of Pawn Play to basic, easily understandable guidelines every chess player should know. Shankland starts with extremely simple examples, but then lifts the level, illustrating the universality of the book’s guidelines by showing how grandmasters could have made better decisions by using them.

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Hardcover
Publication date:
March 28, 2018
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Quality Chess U.K.
Weight:
776 gram
ISBN:
9781784830519