Chess Secrets: The Great Attackers

Chess Secrets: The Great Attackers

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Colin Crouch studies his favorite attacking players, and highlights all the important themes of one of the most crucial elements of the more

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  • 3-5
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 18mm | 421.84g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1857445791
  • 9781857445794
  • 254,961

About Colin Crouch

Dr Colin Crouch is an International Master, an extremely experienced tournament player and a highly regarded chess more

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The chess world has witnessed a great number of wonderfully gifted attacking players, geniuses who have dazzled the chess public with their brilliant masterpieces. Everyone has their own favourites, and in Chess Secrets: Great Attackers, Colin Crouch chooses three of his own: Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Tal and Leonid Stein. World Champions Kasparov and Tal need no introduction, while Stein was a highly creative and intuitive player with the ability to destroy the world s best players with his vicious attacks.Crouch examines their differing approaches and styles, and highlights some crucial themes, including the idea of controlled risk in some sacrificial attacks even the greatest players can t always see everything to the end. A study of this book will help you to enhance your skills in one of the most crucial elements of the game. *An entertaining and instructive guide to attacking chess*Learn from the greats of the game*Discover how famous chess minds work Chess Secrets is a new series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess study: strategy, attacking play, opening play and gambits, classical play, endgames and preparation. In each book the author chooses and deeply studies a number of great players from chess history who have excelled in a particular field of the game and who have genuinely influenced their descendants. Dr Colin Crouch is an International Master, an extremely experienced tournament player and a highly regarded chess writer. His previous books for Everyman Chess include Queens Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4!, which has been highly acclaimed for its thoroughness and originality, with one reviewer describing it as the opening book of the year . He has been a regular columnist for British Chess Magazine and CHESS."show more

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"Great Attackers is a book that deserves to be in every chess player's library." John Donaldson "It is always a treat to read a book by Colin Crouch...A very enjoyable and instructive work." Lubomir Kavalek, Washington Postshow more

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