Strategy & Tactics in Chess

Strategy & Tactics in Chess

by Max Euwe
     
 

This is a book on basic chess strategy written by Dr. Max Euwe while he was World Chess Champion.
Unlike so many subsequent books by Euwe, there is no co-author to this book. Euwe himself wrote this one.
The topics covered are:
I. Strategy and Tactics.
II. Strategy: General principles.
- The greatest possible field of action for the pieces.
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This is a book on basic chess strategy written by Dr. Max Euwe while he was World Chess Champion.
Unlike so many subsequent books by Euwe, there is no co-author to this book. Euwe himself wrote this one.
The topics covered are:
I. Strategy and Tactics.
II. Strategy: General principles.
- The greatest possible field of action for the pieces.
- As much choice as possible of intervening
III. Strategy: Special principles.
- Taking the initiative where one is strongest.
- Directing the attack in general on fixed pawns.
IV. Tactics: Combinations in General.
- Mating combinations.
- Open-field combinations.
V. Mating combinations.
- Direct mate combinations.
- Break-up combinations.
- Penetrative combinations.
- Lateral combinations.
VI. Open-field combinations.
- Combinations for gain in material.
- Focal-point combinations.
- Pinning combinations.
- Unmasking combinations.
- Overload combinations.
- Desperado combinations.
- Cumulative combinations.
VII. Compound combinations.
VIII. End-game combinations.
- Forcing combinations.
- Advancing combinations.
- Promotion combinations.

Dr. Max Euwe was world chess champion from 1935 to 1937. He played all of the great players from Lasker to Fischer in tournaments and studied all of their games in great detail. He knew more about them and their games than anybody else.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9784871875639
Publisher:
Ishi Press
Publication date:
01/08/2013
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)

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