The Chess Manual of Avoidable Mistakes 1 + 2: Save 15% on both volumes

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In the first volume, the author shares the experiences, setbacks and successes of his career as a professional player.

Drawing on his own games, which encompass all stages of his career including that of strong grandmaster, he reveals his thought process at the critical moments and shows the reader how to avoid the most common mistakes.

The book consists of four main parts:
-- how to be more objective during a game
-- how to reduce the number of blunders
-- how to judge concrete moves and concessions
-- general tips to improve your chess results

Every chapter is followed by carefully selected exercises on the featured theme. The exercises will resemble a practical game as much as possible.

One year after his first major publication, Romain Edouard decided to provide us with even more material enabling the readers to improve their results in chess.

The second volume is packed with brand new tactical examples and exceptional motifs from his own games and fellow colleagues.

Romain Edouard will steer you into a disciplined way to improve your skills: focus and exercise!
The 2nd volume is written in French and English.

Romain Edouard, currently rated 2665, is part of the new generation of top French GMs. He became the European u-16 Champion, runner-up in the World and European u-I8 Championships. He was the French co-champion in 2012 and helped his team win 2nd place in the 2013 European Team Championship, earning a gold medal for his individual performance.

Dennis Calder, Fide Instructor:
"Edouard writes about the errors he made in his games and the psychological factors that caused them. This leads him to his guiding principles which he formulates very clearly (..) Applying these principles while playing my latest tournament has immediately helped me (..) This book is very well structured, conveniently arranged and accesible."

Uwe Bekemann, German Correspondence Chess Federation:
“A good compilation of situations that causes mistakes. It gives also recommendations for avoiding mistakes and instructions how to implement them in practical game (..) Suitable as a reference book as well as a course for the teacher and the coach.”

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Choose your edition : Paperback
Publication date : January 1, 2015
Number of pages : 0
Publisher : Thinkers Publishing
Weight : 726 gram