Winning In The Opening by John Everyman ChessWinning In The Opening by John Everyman Chess

Winning In The Opening

byJohn Everyman Chess

Paperback | November 1, 1997

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Do you want to win quickly in the opening? Learn basic development principles? Sacrifice for the initiative? Spot danger signals? In this entertaining and instructional book, especially written for young and novice players, John Walker explains how games are won - and lost - in the vital opening phase of a chess game. The layout of the book, incorporating exciting illustrative games and test positions, is clear and simple. Topics covered include getting castled - fast, control of the central squares, the importance of development, dangers of pawn grabbing and minimising pawn moves. John Walker, several times Chess Champion of Oxfordshire, is a school teacher who hs taught chess to children for many years. He is also the author of several other popular Cadogan instructional works, including Attacking the King and Chess Openings for Juniors.
Title:Winning In The OpeningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1 pages, 8.31 × 5.8 × 0.38 inPublished:November 1, 1997Publisher:Everyman Chess

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ISBN - 10:1857442008

ISBN - 13:9781857442007

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John Walker explains the importance of basic chess openings principles, how to recognize when an opponent has broken them, and how to capitalize on the opponent's error. Every important theme is explained simply and clearly, then the reader is tested with a series of "find the right move" combinations, including some exceptions where the theme is apparent but doesn't quite work