Soltis: What it takes to become a Chess Master

Soltis: What it takes to become a Chess Master

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Autor: Soltis, Andrew
Verlag: Batsford Chess
Erscheinungsjahr: 2012
Sprache: English
Buchumschlag: book
Seiten: 208

So you're a fairly decent chess player. You compete in tournaments, you play on the Internet. But you would love to make that leap to become a chess master. What do you need to know, how much do you have to practice, and how much of the success of the masters is simply a matter of innate talent, superior brainpower or just good luck? This useful book, aimed at all chess players who aspire to become chess masters, shows you what the masters know and you don't.

Written by one of our biggest-selling and best-loved chess authors, in his trademark chatty, accessible but always informative style, this book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks.



Chapter One: What Matters Most
Chapter Two: Habits
Chapter Three: Little Tactics
Chapter Four: More
Chapter Five: Sense
Chapter Six: Winnability
Chapter Seven: Easier
Chapter Eight: Comp
Chapter Nine: Knowing

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208 pages, 2012, Figurine Notation, English.