The four volume chess saga 'The Art of Chess' will introduce the reader to the best achievements of many generations of great chess players scattered throughout chess history. Each volume is a unique exhibition gallery where the reader can see beautiful pictures on display and, like all forms of art, it engages emotions of appreciation and admiration. Chess mastery is at its essence an artistic undertaking, but any artist who can create without absorbing and using, in some form, the ideas of others is rare - if such an artist exists at all. Chess art is created using the tactical elements and strategic methods that comprise the raw material of a chess game. These creative ideas combined with inspiration and imagination will guide the player in the heat of chess battles.
The Wisdom of Chess Strategy plays tribute to the great chess players and philosophers from the past. The reader will see their games in the many topics of the book and acknowledge their influence on the best players of today. The games of following generations of chess masters are confimration of the accuracy of these theories. It is important to read, to understand and to appreciate their views on the variety of typical strategic positions. This work covers many vital issues which are of paramount importance to the development of a player's correct strategic thinking.
Soft cover, 140 pages, 2008 The Bindery Limited