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Chess - Skills, Tactics, Techniques

Chess - Skills, Tactics, Techniques

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Product type: Printed book

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Jonathan Arnott

Chess - Crowood Sports Guides is the perfect tool for anyone wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques. These practical, no-nonsense guides will help you give you that all-important advantage.

Contents include:
* Standard chess rules and basic notation.
* How to use each piece effectively.
* Tactics and strategy: how to plan for success.
* The three phases: openings, middlegames and endgames.
* Advanced techniques: analysing a position; opening repertoires; when to sacrifice; key endgame principles.
* Hints and tips for developing chess further.
* Using computers for analysis and preparation.

Jonathan Arnott is a chess Candidate Master. He learned to play at the age of 4 and, as a junior, won the Sheffield Under-18 title for eight consecutive years as well as several Yorkshire junior titles. By winning the British Under-16 Junior Squad championships Jonathan earned a place in the British Under-21 squad. He captained Yorkshire from 2002-2004, leading the county to two national rapidplay titles. He has twice represented a top British side in the European Club Cup (which features most of the world's top players) and has competed in many other international events. He is an ECF-accredited coach and has coached at SASCA, the Sheffield junior chess club, for many years.

Published 2014, softback, 96 pages.


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