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Description - Practical Chess Defence by Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard

Chess is developing faster now than ever before in history, and the appearance of strong chess computers has changed the way players think. In the past many positions would have been rejected on principle as impossible to defend, and even the best players would shy away from capturing material if it meant that they would have to face a difficult defiance. This attitude has changed, and todays top players are not afraid of walking a very fine line in defence. Here's practical advice on various methods of defence, offering readers the chance to test and train with 200 challenging examples. While not for the fainthearted, this book will help the reader greatly improve in this vital part of the game.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789197524445
ISBN-10: 9197524441
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Pages: 298
Imprint: Quality Chess Europe AB
Publisher: Quality Chess Europe AB
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: Sweden

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Author Biography - Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard

Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard won the British Championship at his first and only attempt. He is the only chess author to have received the Boleslavsky Medal as well as the Guardian, ECF and ChessCafe Book of the Year awards. He is a FIDE Senior Trainer, and on his retirement from professional chess he has taken up the post of trainer for the Danish elite. His training material is used by amateurs, grandmasters and World Champions alike.

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