Coaching the Chess Stars (Vladimir Tukmakov)
Coaching the Chess Stars - Vladimir Tukmakov
Vladimir Tukmakov, born in Odessa in 1946, was one of the strongest Ukrainian grandmasters. He was winner of several strong tournaments, including the Ukrainian Championship in 1970, and came second in three Soviet championships in 1970, 1972 and 1983.
In this book Vladimir describes his experiences as captain of national and club teams - he led Ukraine to Chess Olympiad gold in 2004 and 2010, and was captain of the victorious SOCAR team which won the European Club Cup in 2012 and 2014 - and as a professional coach who has worked with Geller, Tseshkovsky, Karpov, Korchnoi, Eljanov, Giri and So.
To improve and grow, every chess player needs to address the issues that prevent him from moving on to a higher level. Collaboration with an experienced mentor or an assistant can greatly accelerate the player's creative growth and improve results.
In this book the author gives his readers a close-up opportunity to witness his coaching experiences with the chess stars.
ISBN 9789492510501, Paperback, 351 pages, Thinkers Publishing