Secrets of Spectacular Chess
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Secrets of Spectacular Chess

by Jonathan Levitt, David Friedgood
     
 

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In the modern classic Secrets of Spectacular Chess, Jonathan Levitt and David Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. What is more, they also showed how this fascinating subject could actually be analysed, and how this could help players of

Overview

In the modern classic Secrets of Spectacular Chess, Jonathan Levitt and David Friedgood shared their joy and appreciation of chess beauty, engulfing readers with a wealth of amazing and magnificent examples from the aesthetic side of the game. What is more, they also showed how this fascinating subject could actually be analysed, and how this could help players of all levels to improve the practical side of their game.Now the authors have produced a much awaited and largely expanded second edition, in which they present further ideas and opinions, provide many new mesmerizing examples of games, studies and problems, and revisit previous material to explain how the theory has developed over recent years. This book really captures the imagination; read it and become hypnotized by the power and beauty of chess!

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From the Publisher
‘A treasure not to be missed’British Chess Magazine on the first edition. ‘Outstanding’Bill Hartston, The Independent, on the first edition. ‘It certainly makes spectacular bedtime reading’Dominic Lawson, The Spectator, on the first edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857445510
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
05/22/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Levitt is an experienced Grandmaster who has numerous tournament successes to his name. A renowned chess teacher, he has been involved in coaching some of the UK’s top young players. He is resident in the UK.David Friedgood is a former South African Champion who is now settled in the UK. He’s a FIDE Master, an International Master of Chess Solving, and has won the British Chess Solving title no less than five times.

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