Gambit Busters: Take it, keep it... and win!

Gambit Busters: Take it, keep it... and win!

by Sam Collins
     
 

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We have all experienced nasty gambits and ultra-aggressive opening play. It’s scary and it’s always been difficult to find good, practical advice on how to react. Now, however, help is at hand. In this book, Sam Collins tackles the important subject of gambit play and gambit defence. He explores in depth the basic approaches, the typical mistakes made

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We have all experienced nasty gambits and ultra-aggressive opening play. It’s scary and it’s always been difficult to find good, practical advice on how to react. Now, however, help is at hand. In this book, Sam Collins tackles the important subject of gambit play and gambit defence. He explores in depth the basic approaches, the typical mistakes made at all levels and explains how to avoid them. He also examines the techniques used by world-class players to defend and counterattack, and explains how you can learn from them. In addition, he covers some key theory of many popular gambits in modern chess. Be bold, be brave and grab those pawns! This book shows you how to:Beat unsound gambits Keep a cool head under pressure Counterattack when the time is right Make your extra material count

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857446425
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
01/25/2011
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

International Master Sam Collins is a former Irish Champion and an individual gold medalist at the 2002 Bled Chess Olympiad. He is a regular columnist for British Chess Magazine and Chess Today.

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