1. Home
  2. Login
  3. Recent Orders
  4. Wish List
  5. View Basket
  6. Checkout

Secure payments processed by WorldPay & PayPal

Practical Chess Defence

Practical Chess Defence

Ref: q2444

Product type: Printed book

In stock

Jacob Aagaard

Sample pages (pdf)

In today's computer age many old ideas about chess have been overturned or, at least, revised. Here I.M. Jacob Aagaard casts his eye on defensive methods in the light of modern developments. He considers defensive thinking through concepts such as unforcing thinking, the method of elimination and prophylaxis before moving on to discuss defensive methods of use to the practical player. All these ideas are illustrated with examples from modern play.

The second, larger, part of the book consists of 200 diagrammed exercises, of increasing difficulty, in the art of defensive play. Detailed discussion of these positions can be found in the "solutions" section. The emphasis throughout is on modern, post-computer age, ways of thinking. The aim is to improve your game and enjoy solving some very challenging puzzles at the same time!

I.M Jacob Aagaard is one of the most successful chess writers of the present day with several highly regarded books to his name.

Published 2006, softback, 298 pages.

Price:16.99

Wishlist info


This product is included in our 10% discount offer for orders of 2 or more qualifying books, software items or DVD videos! (Discount will be calculated in the shopping basket)

People who bought this also bought:

Attacking Manual 2

Attacking Manual 2


Price:23.99
Attacking Manual 1 (2nd Edition)
Excelling At Technical Chess

Please select next action

Go back orGo to wish list


Recently Viewed