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Understanding Maroczy Structures by Mikhalchishin & Mohr
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Understanding Maroczy Structures by Mikhalchishin & MohrThe authors, both long-term chess trainers, decided to research ideas that are important in the Maroczy structure for both sides. The Maroczy structure was played by such greats as Bobby Fischer, Tigran Petrosian, Bent Larsen and many others. Chess players and also trainers usually

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Say No To Chess Principles by Evgeny Bareev
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Say No To Chess Principles by Evgeny Bareev Chess has very strict, but also fairly simple, rules: rapid development, control of the center with pawns or pieces, timely castling and defense of the king, the creation of various weaknesses in the opponent’s position, attacking those weaknesses, and control of open

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Book Review: Learn from Michal Krasenkow
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Learn from Michal Krasenkow Paperback, 408 pages, Thinkers Publishing, RRP £29.99 Thinkers Publishing are, just like Elk and Ruby (see below), an innovative publisher working hard to bring fresh new titles to the chess public. They have several titles by players we do not often see in print. Books by

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Gambit Killer - Ivan Salgado Lopez
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Gambit Killer by Ivan Salgado Lopez From the Preface “In the beginning, books were the place where you could find information. We did not have the Internet, so a place was required to store information in case we needed to check something. Things have changed dramatically over the years. Every

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The Modernized Caro-Kann by Daniel Fernandez
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The Modernized Caro-Kann by Daniel Fernandez A Complete Repertoire against 1.e4 The Caro-Kann Defence, long renow- ned for being a solid and reliable defence against 1.e4, is undergoing a renaissance at the moment. In addition to being a mainstay in the repertoires of a recent World Champion (Viswanathan Anand) and

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Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player Volume 1 by Robert Ris
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Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player Volume 1 by Robert Ris Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player is split into three parts: Endgame, Tactical Play and Middlegame Strategy. The endgame part of the book mostly concentrates on rook endgames. Every player needs to possess the knowledge of some

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The Modernized Reti by Adrien Demuth
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The Modernized Reti by Adrien Demuth Positional Repertoire The Reti opening has been quite popular in the most recent years. In the ‘Modernized Reti’, Adrien explains how this subtle opening needs to be handled. With many transpositions into different types of positions, it is one of the richest choices White

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