365 Chess Master Lessons by Andrew Soltis
Take one a day to be a better chess player
Paperback, 384 pages
Learn how to think like a chess grandmaster . . . in just a year!
Become a better chess player with the help of International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis. Soltis has selected 365 instructive short games to analyze, step by step, and then arranged them as daily lessons for players who want to reach the next level but can't devote hours to study. Each one features test-yourself quizzes and chess diagrams for visual learners, while challenging tactics appear several times so you can recognize them and understand how chess masters use them to full advantage. From Castling to Zugzwang, you'll learn something new every day!
Lessons taught by Andrew include:
- Day 5: "Good players allow bad finishes when they think the position is too quiet for mate"
- Day 142: "When you make a counter-threat, the likelyhood of being surprised rises"
- Day 324: "Don't rush to repair a weak pawn that may not be weak"
By taking just a few minutes at the beginning or end of each day, chess knowledge and skills will dramatically improve in just a year.About the Author
International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is chess correspondent for the New York Post and a very popular chess writer. He is the author of many books, including What it Takes to Become a Chess Master, Studying Chess Made Easy, and David Vs Goliath Chess, all published by Batsford.ISBN-13: 978-1849944342, Batsford