The Shereshevsky Method to Improve in Chess: From Club Player to Master

The Shereshevsky Method to Improve in Chess: From Club Player to Master

by Mikhail Shereshevsky


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789056917647
Publisher: New in Chess
Publication date: 04/15/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 507,908
Product dimensions: 6.71(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Mikhail Shereshevsky (1950) was one of the leading chess trainers in the former Soviet Union. Many of his pupils became Masters, or even Soviet-, European or World Junior Champions. He has now condensed the two instructional classics that he wrote into one practical volume.

Table of Contents

Foreword Andrey Filatov 7

Introduction 9

Part I The Soviet Chess Conveyor 17

Chapter 1 Constructing an opening repertoire 18

Chapter 2 Studying the chess classics 90

Part II Endgame Strategy 123

Chapter 3 Centralising the king 128

Chapter 4 The role of pawns in the endgame 134

Chapter 5 The problem of exchanges 138

Chapter 6 Schematic thinking 150

Chapter 7 Do not hurry! 172

Chapter 8 The principle of two weaknesses 191

Chapter 9 Instead of a conclusion 196

Part III From the 20th century to the 21st 205

Chapter 10 On the status of chess players and trainers 206

Chapter 11 Chess books 224

Chapter 12 Daut 236

Chapter 13 Laziness 244

Chapter 14 The technique of calculating variations 252

Chapter 15 Resulting moves 264

Chapter 16 Iosif Dorfman's Method in Chess 282

Chapter 17 Intuition and logic 305

Chapter 18 Before the conclusion 323

Chapter 19 Conclusion 332

Index of names 349

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