The Art of Defense in Chess Paperback – January 1, 1983
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From the Inside Flap
-- How to obtain counterplay
-- When to contest open lines
-- When to accept sacrifices
-- How to anticipate short- and long-term threats
-- How to restrain your opponent's pieces
-- How to create a defense perimeter
-- How to minimize losses
-- And much more
The Art of Defense in Chess also discusses the proper psychological attitudes for successful defense -- coolness under fire, the Saving Grace, stonewalling, etc. -- as well as the Principle of Exploitable Weakness and the Principle of Economy, as illustrated in more than one hundred positions taken from competitive play.
About the Author
- Item Weight : 10.2 ounces
- Paperback : 288 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0679141081
- ISBN-13 : 978-0679141082
- Product Dimensions : 4.9 x 0.7 x 7.7 inches
- Publisher : David McKay (January 1, 1983)
- Language: : English
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