Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player

Crucial Chess Skills for the Club Player

by Robert Ris

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789492510228
Publisher: Thinkers Publishing
Publication date: 02/15/2018
Pages: 239
Sales rank: 768,379
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert Ris is an International Dutch Chess Master from Amsterdam. He has represented the Netherlands in various international youth events. Nowadays he is a full-time chess professional, focusing on teaching in primary schools, coaching talented youngsters and giving on-line lessons to students all over the world.

Table of Contents

Key to Symbols used 4

Preface 6

Chapter 1 Elementary rook endgames 9

Chapter 2 Practical rook endings: extra passed pawn 35

Chapter 3 Practical rook endings: pawn structure 61

Chapter 4 Transition into a pawn ending 89

Chapter 5 Sensing tactical opportunities 103

Chapter 6 Initiative 115

Chapter 7 Trapped pieces 147

Chapter 8 Weak squares and good pieces 159

Chapter 9 Playing against your opponents pieces 187

Exercises 209

Solutions 218

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