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Mastering the Chess Openings

It is difficult to know what is important and what is not, and when specific knowledge is vital, or when a more general understanding is sufficient. My rating jumped from to almost His latest venture is no less bold. Halo 2 Hacks Let’s Play Pokemon! Please contact the content providers doqnload delete copyright contents if any and email us, we’ll remove relevant links or contents immediately.

John Leonard Watson is an International chess Master and author. With clear explanations, this Watson’s masterpiece can serve as the openings’ textbook used by chess coaches around the world in training with their students. To ask other readers questions about Mastering the Chess Openings volume 1please sign up.

John Watson For many chess-players, opening study is sheer dosnload work. I wouldn’t say it’s an in-depth look at every opening or a technical masterpiece like Openinvs many beginners, the opening of a chess game is where they feel they make the most mistakes. The books convey an understanding of the opening that even specialized opening works do not provide. The section I started out with this morning was the Sicilian Poisoned Pawn, Fischer’s contributions, and latest theory which by the way holds that Black has excellent winning chances, AND, so does White!

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kevin rated it liked it May 18, Amir mohammad rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Msatering I can say is I ipenings recommend this book and I am eagerly looking forward to volume 2!

Tragically often, once the opening is over, a player won’t know what plan to follow, or even understand why his pieces are on the squares on which they sit.

View all 4 comments. Download masternig pdf file with a sample from the book. To say that these books are about opening strategies or opening theory would be a disservice to the importance of the material covered in them.

Mastering the Chess Openings, Volume 4 – Free eBooks Download

This third volume focuses on the English Opening while also drawing together many threads from the first two books in a wide-ranging discussion of general opening topics. You will learn a lot about chess and it will probably spur you on to looking at the later chapters.

Mastering the Chess Openings 4 books. By presenting the common threads that underlie opening play, Watson provides a permanent basis for playing openings of any type. Somnath Mukherjee rated it it was amazing Dec 19, Even I feel as though my game has improved after having studied both volumes at length.

And this kind book probably can never be “finished” but mark it as such for now. Jake Bilodeau rated it really liked it Dec 05, Aiswarya rated it liked it Aug 10, Watson has been very astute with his choice of illustrative games.

Return to Book Page. All of these epic Watson works have one thing in common. In this major four-volume work, Watson presents a wide-ranging view of the way in which top-class players really handle the opening, rather than an idealized and simplified model. Robert Shuman rated it it was ok Apr 07, You walk away after reading with a deeper understanding of chess.

By looking at familiar situations from new angles, Watson helps us greatly increase our understanding of them. No trivia or quizzes yet. Paperbackpages.

Mastering the Chess Openings volume 1 by John L. Watson

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Tragically often, once the opening is over, a player won’t know what plan to follow, or even understand why his pieces are on the squares on which they sit. Thr rated it liked it Oct 01, In fact, just get this book. The renowned American author previously won prestigious awards for earlier works