50 Essential Chess Lessons - download pdf or read online

By Steve Giddins

ISBN-10: 1904600417

ISBN-13: 9781904600411

“This one is a type of books I want I had 30-40 years in the past. I would’ve develop into a grasp (if I had taken the time to review it).” - Bob lengthy, www.chessco.com

Steve Giddins has selected 50 supremely instructive video games - a few outdated, a few new, and together with many who few readers could have obvious ahead of. He has annotated those video games intimately from a latest viewpoint, explaining the beneficial classes that may be learnt from them, whereas warding off the dangerous dogma that characterised many older works of this kind. issues contain: Attacking the King, Defence, Piece energy, and Endgame subject matters. every one video game is by way of a recap of the most classes to be realized. Giddins writes in a hugely available down-to-earth kind that appeals to membership avid gamers looking to increase their knowing of functional chess. His wisdom of Russian-language chess literature has enabled him to discover many glorious examples that experience now not seemed in past western literature.

“Steve Giddins is gaining a name as a chess writer normally as a result of transparent demeanour within which he provides his ideas and this ebook is one other landmark in his oeuvre.” - invoice Frost, www.chessdevon.co.uk

Steve Giddins is a FIDE grasp from England who performs on a regular basis in overseas occasions and has often contributed to the British Chess journal. He has won a name as a author who presents helpful, no-nonsense suggestion on subject matters of actual functional significance. this is often his 3rd e-book for Gambit.

“...an tutorial gem of a e-book which may most likely support nearly any participant increase yet could be specifically helpful to rookies and intermediate end result of the exact annotation and the intensity of the reason. ... hugely recommended!” - invoice Whited, www.chesscountry.com

“Highly prompt for 1200-2000 gamers looking for a online game assortment, specially those that want to increase their figuring out in middlegame pawn-structures. Giddins attempted to replace Chernev’s so much Instructive Chess video games yet he outdid his teacher.” - chessbug.com

“Giddins has written one other first-class booklet ... it's a educating textual content that makes use of 50 very well-selected whole video games - now not the standard suspects - to demonstrate several types of positions from starting to endgame. Giddins offers descriptions of key rules of the video games, counsel for a way to play them, and what to seem out for. back, the book’s effectiveness relies upon its very transparent and easy-to-digest presentation. I reviewed this ebook at size on one in all my radio indicates and will hugely suggest it for average-strength players.” - IM John Watson, The Week in Chess

“Really stable books are actually worthy greater than their weight in gold! That’s my feeling approximately masterpieces resembling Steve Giddins’s 2006 Gambit gem, 50 crucial Chess classes. all of the principles within the magnificent choice of video games chosen and annotated by way of Giddins have been defined so lucidly that, even now, greater than a 12 months after I first learn the ebook, the hugely instructive ideas are nonetheless taking part in a really energetic function in my very own chess considering. for example, i used to be particularly inspired via White’s skilful dealing with of the long-range bishop-pair within the conflict Gulko-Kremenietsky (Moscow, 1983), which was once the penultimate conflict in Steve Giddins’s selected duels. certainly, that exact stumble upon made this sort of deep influence on me that each one the details quick got here again to my relief while i wanted their suggestions in an endgame state of affairs that arose very lately in Motwani-D.Floor, Dutch League 2007.” - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman

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