Grandmaster Secrets by John Nunn
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Grandmaster Secrets
By John Nunn

Grandmaster Secrets

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Grandmaster Secrets by John Nunn

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In this tremendously instructive and entertaining work, John Nunn selects 125 of the finest short decisive grandmaster games of the modern era. For a grandmaster to lose a game in 25 moves or fewer takes something special, and club players can learn a great deal from studying these miniatures. Each of these games is a true battle, with the result often in doubt until near the very end of the struggle. Nunn identifies the most common causes of the errors that lead to the loser's demise, and how one can seek to take dramatic advantage of the opponent's risky or faulty play. In his thought-provoking extended introduction, he explains that in many cases, the problem was of a psychological nature: often the loser fails to accept that events have not unfolded according to plan, and as a consequence steers into the reefs when there was still time to head for safer waters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904600893
ISBN-10: 1904600891
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 172mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Gambit Publications Ltd
Publisher: Gambit Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Nunn

Dr John Nunn is one of the best-respected figures in world chess. He was among the world's leading grandmasters for nearly twenty years, winning four gold medals in chess Olympiads and finishing sixth overall in the World Cup in 1989. He is a much-acclaimed writer, whose works have won 'Book of the Year' awards in several countries. In 2004, 2007 and 2010 Nunn was crowned World Chess Solving Champion, ahead of many former champions.

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