10 Most Common Chess Mistakes [NOOK Book]

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A fascinating collection of 221 typical errors committed by the world's greatest players challenges you to test your skills by choosing between two moves: the right one, or the one actually played. You will be amazed at how even world champions make errors in critical situations and violate the basic principles of chess. From neglecting development and king safety, misjudging threats, and premature attacks to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, you get a complete course in exactly what not to ...
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10 Most Common Chess Mistakes

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Overview

A fascinating collection of 221 typical errors committed by the world's greatest players challenges you to test your skills by choosing between two moves: the right one, or the one actually played. You will be amazed at how even world champions make errors in critical situations and violate the basic principles of chess. From neglecting development and king safety, misjudging threats, and premature attacks to impulsiveness, snatching pawns, and basic inattention, you get a complete course in exactly what not to do.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013567573
  • Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/9/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,300,136
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Grandmaster Larry Evans is a 5-time USA champion, author of 25 books, and the “dean” of American chess. His national syndicated column, Evans on Chess, has appeared continuously since 1971. He coached Bobby Fischer during his world championship run and is generally considered to be the most authoritative, astute and witty observer of the international chess scene.
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  • Posted October 5, 2011

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    A Great book!For average chess players like me

    This book simply helps you become a better player. Tt provides you scenarious and ways to analyze,create tactics and calculate the best
    move. The diagrams are based from actual tournament games. A great book!

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