Chess Strategy in Action
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BeschreibungJohn Watson extends the theory presented to enormous acclaim in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy and illustrates it with many practical examples by modern players such as Kasparov, Anand, Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Shirov and Morozevich. In Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy, Watson broke new ground by describing the developments in chess strategy since the time of Nimzowitsch. He explained how modern players are more willing than their predecessors to favor dynamic considerations over static ones, and how a 'rule-independent' approach has greatly enriched chess. The best evidence of the effectiveness of this dynamic approach to chess is shown by the dominant results of Garry Kasparov, and the rise of a new generation of supergrandmasters who play uncompromising and unrelentingly imaginative chess. Those who enjoyed Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy will welcome the clarification of important concepts. Chess Strategy in Action can also be read on its own as an outstanding collection of modern games with thoughtful and enlightening annotations.
PortraitInternational Master John Watson is one of the world's most respected writers on chess. His groundbreaking four-volume work on the English firmly established his reputation in the 1980s, and he has produced a string of top-quality works since. In 1999, Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy, Watson's first book for Gambit, won the British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award and the United States Chess Federation Fred Cramer Award for Best Book. His pupils include the 1997 World Junior Champion, Tal Shaked.
Untertitel: 550d. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Gambit Publications Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2003
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten