The Art of Positional Play

The Art of Positional Play

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by Samuel Reshevsky
     
 

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Completely revised and reset in English algebraic notation, this modern classic by one of the greatest players of the 20th century explains the inner workings of a unique chess mind. Reshevsky, a world-famous chess prodigy by the age of 9, adopted a pragmatic, positional playing style quite unusual for a young player. In this collection of 61 deeply annotated games…  See more details below

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Completely revised and reset in English algebraic notation, this modern classic by one of the greatest players of the 20th century explains the inner workings of a unique chess mind. Reshevsky, a world-famous chess prodigy by the age of 9, adopted a pragmatic, positional playing style quite unusual for a young player. In this collection of 61 deeply annotated games played by Reshevsky and other modern masters, he shows how all players can learn from his methods to exploit positional mistakes by their opponents and improve their own results.

Author Biography: SAMUEL RESHEVSKY was an International Grandmaster and a 7-time U.S. Chess Champion. He is recognized worldwide for his genius in positional play and The Art of Positional Play is his major instructional book on the subject.
BURT HOCHBERG is a former editor in chief of Chess Life magazine. He has written and edited a variety of chess books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812934755
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/10/2002
Series:
McKay Chess Library
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.02(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

SAMUEL RESHEVSKY was an International Grandmaster and a 7-time U.S. Chess Champion. He is recognized worldwide for his genius in positional play and The Art of Positional Play is his major instructional book on the subject.

BURT HOCHBERG is a former editor in chief of Chess Life magazine. He has written and edited a variety of chess books.

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