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By Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

With this booklet, all one must comprehend are the elemental principles of chess and usual chess notation with the intention to achieve a radical realizing of the all-important establishing online game in its many adaptations. easily, sincerely, and with prepared appreciation of the amateur's ordinary barriers, overseas Grandmaster Znosko-Borovsky explains the significance of quick improvement of the items, career of the guts, the relation of the outlet to the final plan of the participant, and the importance of keep watch over of the center.
Each significant starting is then targeted and analyzed with the emphasis on clarification that's effortless to persist with. exact recognition is paid to traps — either the blunders usually made through amateurs, and the vintage traps, comparable to Greco's and Tarrasch's. "Chess is a video game of figuring out and never of memory," says Znosko-Borovsky, and he promotes the reader's knowing of the openings through discussing goal and plan usually, as opposed to memorization of strikes. these conversant in Znosko-Borovsky's different books, How to not Play Chess and The paintings of Chess blend will rediscover during this ebook Znosko-Borovsky's distinct readability, ease of fashion, and profundity.
"In the educating of chess he may perhaps declare to haven't any superior." — Philip W. Sergeant.

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Tf8, protecting e7 in an oddball manner. f81 Answer: Oddball it is. This is more accurate than 30 . tf6 when Black's king doesn't have access to f6. txg4 .. Question: It looks to me like Black stands worse, despite his extra pawn. Aren't all his pieces tied up? Answer: All except one: his kin g ! �g71 Watch how this guy scales the summit. 33 h4 �f6 34 :d3 h S I Fixing a pawn target o n h4. tg7 36 �e2 35 Th e C a r o - Ka n n: M o ve by M o ve Exercise {planning): H ow can Black make progress? t>e51 Black's king brashly marches into enemy territory all alone.

D3 lLlxf2 and White is in deep trouble. :ac8 19 'it'C2 lLle4!. The knight is immune from prosecution and Black has a strong attack n o matter how White plays it. t2Jbd7 .. Question: Violating a principle? Shouldn't Black just castle? This is the third time the knight moves in the opening. Answer: And the fifth time for White's knight! My rule of thumb for Black: challenge the strong point on es whenever you can. id7 14 c4! ic6 (maybe he should play 14.. :Ue8 19 i.. ::t a d8 2 1 l2Jd4. Miton, Bermuda 2003.

Tbd8. d2 ... Question: Isn't White clearly better? After all Black made a self-inflicted hole on bS. Answer: I think Black is fine. True, he made a hole, but after Black's n ext m ove White, in a strange way, allows Black control over dS. Question: H ow so? White can play c4 kicking out a piece on ds. Answer: True again, but at an incredibly high cost of creating dark-square punctures on cs and b4. lLlbd s! Are you really prepared to play c4 in this position to eject the knight? tbs Question: Why doesn't White try to occupy bs with a knight after 1S lLld4?

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