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* 'The best opening is the opening your opponent doesn't know.' * 'The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.' This fascinating book contains 300 of the most astute insights on chess ever uttered, culled from three centuries of great players. Each of these invaluable maxims is illustrated with an annotated chess position, making the book a short cut to learning from the masters. These snippets of wisdom are arranged into chapters for easy reference: Calculation, Intuition, Strategy, Position Evaluation, Openings, Sacrifices, Attitude, Endgames, Mistakes, Studying, Time Management and Tournament Tactics. This is a great book to dip in and out of - every page contains a nugget of wisdom that will help you hone your own chess skills and win your next game.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781906388003
ISBN-10: 1906388008
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew Soltis

International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is chess correspondent for the New York Post and a very popular chess writer. He is the author of many books including What it Takes to Become a Chess Master, Studying Chess Made Easy and David Vs Goliath Chess.

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