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    DescriptionMany books discuss how to attack in chess, but resourceful defensive play is also a vital ingredient in competitive success. This is an area largely neglected in the literature of the game. This book fills the gap admirably. Following a survey of general defensive methods in chess, Dr Colin Crouch investigates the techniques of World Champions Emanuel Lasker and Tigran Petrosian, both highly effective defenders. Lasker would place myriad practical obstacles in the opponent's way, and was a master of the counterattack. Petrosian developed Nimzowitsch's theories of prophylaxis to a new level. His opponents would find that somehow their attacking chances had been nullified long before they could become reality.


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    Title
    How to Defend in Chess
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colin Crouch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 146 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781904600831
    ISBN 10: 1904600832
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HOB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.5
    DC22: 794.122
    Libri: I-GA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24250
    Ingram Subject Code: GA
    DC22: 794.12
    BIC subject category V2: WDMG1
    BISAC V2.8: GAM001030
    Thema V1.0: WDMG1
    Publisher
    Gambit Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gambit Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    01 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London