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Open Files

Open Files

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Product type: Printed book

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Wolfgang Uhlmann & Gerhard Schmidt
This is a new edition of a long out-of-print work on chess strategy, first published in 1981, revised by the original authors to include modern games by world-class players such as Garry Kasparov, Vishy Anand, Vladimir Kramnik and Judit Polgar. The authors have produced an authoritative treatise on open files: their creation, evaluation, use and strategic and tactical features. Using 113 illustrative games they give assessments and explain, systematically and comprehensively, the strategy and tactics associated with the open file: how files are opened, blocked, occupied and exploited as roads along which to invade the enemy position. In each game there is a pause at a key position, where a clear verbal assessment is given, and the authors show how the open file was decisive in the play that follows.
The book benefits not only from Gerhard Schmidt's experience as a trainer but also from the huge knowledge and skill gained by Grandmaster Wolfgang Uhlmann during his long and successful career in top-class chess, which at one point brought him close to the world title, and made him indisputably one of Germany's greatest ever chessplayers.
Published 2009, softback, 164 pages.


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