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Discovering Chess Openings: Building a Repertoire from Basic Principles
     

Discovering Chess Openings: Building a Repertoire from Basic Principles

by John Emms
 

In Discovering Chess Openings John Emms argues that studying openings doesn't have to be hard work - it can be both enjoyable and enlightening. The key to successful opening play is not simply learning lines off by heart; instead it's the understanding of the basic principles, and here the reader is guided through the vital themes: swift development, central

Overview

In Discovering Chess Openings John Emms argues that studying openings doesn't have to be hard work - it can be both enjoyable and enlightening. The key to successful opening play is not simply learning lines off by heart; instead it's the understanding of the basic principles, and here the reader is guided through the vital themes: swift development, central control and king safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857444193
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
718,896
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

John Emms is one of Britain's strongest Grandmasters and has represented England in three Chess Olympiads. He is also a renowned coach who has worked with many top players. He is a resident of the UK.

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