Chess Secrets: Great Chess Romantics by Craig PritchettChess Secrets: Great Chess Romantics by Craig Pritchett

Chess Secrets: Great Chess Romantics

byCraig Pritchett

Paperback | December 17, 2013

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Chess Secrets is a series of books which uncover the mysteries of the most important aspects of chess, such as strategy, attack, defence, opening play, endgames, off-board preparation and mental attitude. In each book the author studies a number of great players who have excelled in such aspects of the game, greatly influenced their peers and inspired all of us.In Great Chess Romantics, Craig Pritchett selects five players, whose chess artistry expresses a deeply personal commitment to the discovery and revelation of great new truths and beauty on the chessboard. Anderssen defined romanticism's inherently dramatic and correct combinational core. Chigorin championed this essence in splendid opposition to an emerging new classical consensus. Réti revealed the extraordinary power of new flank openings. Larsen confounded the overly sober, scientific Soviet "school" at innumerable turns. In the computer age, Morozevich constantly discovers new depths to chess, while simply oozing exquisite strokes in his best games. An instructive guide to the romantic spirit in chessLearn from the greatest minds of the gameDeepen your understanding of great players' styles
Craig Pritchett is an International Master. Twice Scottish Champion, he has represented his country, four times on top board, in nine Chess Olympiads. He was a longstanding chess correspondent for the Scottish newspaper, The Herald (1972-2006), and recently completed a five year term as Schools Chess Development Director for Chess Scot...
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Title:Chess Secrets: Great Chess RomanticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:December 17, 2013Publisher:Everyman ChessLanguage:English

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