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Can we really imagine players from 20 years ago placing the pieces and proceeding as Kasparov did, much less those from 40, 60, or 80 years ago? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Attacking Manual 1 works well together with Attack and Defence. So does Aagaard but he also covers in detail when chss should start calculating.

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PaulH Yes, they can be used quite freely. Pepellou added it Apr 01, This is knowingly misleading writing and does not reflect well upon the author’s intent. I really should put my GP books on there…. Let’s get this straight: So as a rule, kings cakculation advance and roam the board in the opening, and a rook should get behind a excelliny pawn in the middlegame? Subscribe to comments feed. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Even a simple chhess idea was considered quite radical when Keres played it, and this is obviously something else again. As for applicability, isn’t it a lot more practical and better in terms of being able to play well to simply deal with the actual position at hand, where the calculatiln might be of decisive influence, rather than worry about or take comfort in the obscure abstraction that the knight is in some irrelevant sense ‘bad’?

Excelling at Chess Calculation: Capitalizing on Tactical Chances

Post your best miniatures here stiggling 25 min ago. In discussing the old saw about developing knights before bishops, Aagard says that we should judge rules with the proviso ‘all things being equal’ before we ‘cynically judge them as false.

Another author who writes advanced stuff is Mark Dvoretsky and I chesa his writing is dry too. I am also currently going through Amateurs Mind right now. The 9 old books I would read continuously, but if you have the English editions, I would check the solutions with an engine.


I would imagine that is because they are so easy to pirate.

Please enter a search term to begin your search. He plays Be3, f3, g4, Rg1 This is not even on an open file!

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October 5th, at Write a customer review. See all 6 reviews. Excelling at Chess 2. Jacob Aagaard Jacob, the Yusupov books are really good. September 27th, at The first two as parallel — they can be read whenever you feel like it.

Does anyone here have an opinion of the aagaard series? One might compare my discussion of the now-routine attack upon the front of a pawn chain rather than at its base.

Everyman Chess January 29, Publication Date: Aagard tries to avoid the issue: The Shereshevsky Method to Improve in Chess: The QC series of books are excellent. Aagard disagrees strenuously with my comments.

Once you get stuck; go to the next chapter.