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David vs Goliath Chess


236 pages, paperback, Batsford Chess, 1. edition 2016

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  • A fully comprehensive guide covering the aim of every chess player: how to beat a superior opponent.

  • Packed with tips and tricks, strategies and illustrative examples trom 50 of the best chess upsets in history, annotated in accessible and instructive language.

  • Popular chess author and International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis brings you the crucial techniques every chess player needs to know - perfect for players of all levels.

Chess history is littered with chess struggles where the weaker player has prevailed. Chess masters, even international Grandmasters, can be defeated by young and improving players who use the right techniques and proper attitude.

In David vs Goliath Chess, renowned chess writer Andrew Soltis takes you through 50 annotated games that show how weaker players have scored stunning upsets by overcoming a superior opponent's greater knowledge and experience. He gives tips on everything from the best psychological mindset to take on a strong player to studying your opponents past games, identifying weaknesses and identifying chess strategies he or she won't expect.

This is a great chess improver book that will benefit any regular chess player, including club players, giving the reader confidence to take on anyone at chess. International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is the chess columnist for the New York Post. He is author of many books, including What it Takes to Become a Grandmaster , Your Kingdom for My Horse and Studying Chess Made Easy .

More Information
Weight 330 g
Manufacturer Batsford Chess
Width 15,5 cm
Height 23,5 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 2016
Author Andrew Soltis
Language English
Edition 1
ISBN-13 9781849943574
Pages 236
Binding paperback
Diagrams 220

004 Chapter One: It's Good To Be A David

020 Chapter Two: When Titans Fall

083 Chapter Three: All Hail the Unknowns

144 Chapter Four: One, But A Lion

175 Chapter Five: First Round Fearless

205 Chapter Six: Show Time

232 Index of Players

234 Index of Openings

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