Paperback, 176 pages, 2012 Everyman Publishing
Do you instinctively know what to do in every type of chess position, or are you often uncertain about how to proceed? Wouldn't it be really useful to know all the best chess strategies, and to recognize when we should use them?
In this book, Sam Collins looks back through chess history and at modern times, and examines the best ever chess ideas, devised by the creative minds of great players. Studying these classic examples helps us to recognize key positions over the board, making it easier to determine the most effective ways to attack and defend, how to make the most of our pieces, what to do in typical pawn structures, how to carry out typical plans, how to block our opponent's ideas, and much more. Read this book and arm yourself with brilliant chess ideas!
- The best chess strategies and ideas - explained
- Covers opening, middlegame and endgame play
- Ideal for players of all levels
About the Author
International Master Sam Collins is a former Irish Champion and an individual gold medalist at the 2002 Bled Chess Olympiad. He's an experienced chess teacher, an author of many chess books and a regular columnist for Chess Today.