How to Play Chess like a Champion
136 pages, paperback, Russel, 1. edition 2013
"How to Play Chess like a Champion" is Fred Reinfeld`s sequel to his "How to be a Winner at Chess" and an absolute gem. In it the reader will find an exquisite blending of classic games, stories, insights, and instruction as only Reinfeld can put together. Rarely has an author succeeded so well as here, combining instruction, entertainment, and pure enjoyment.
This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with many more diagrams. Throughout, the writing of Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor, has been left intact.
"How to Play Chess like a Champion" is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none, capturing the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format.
About the Author:
Fred Reinfeld (1910-1964) was for many years among the strongest chess players in the country. Even now as an author, he stands alone, one of the most successfull and prodilic chess writer of all time, with over hundred books to his credit.
007 Editor`s Introduction
009 Author`s Preface
011 How to Record Moves
013 Chapter 1: A Thing of Beauty
Outstanding Feats of Skill and Imagination
027 Chapter 2: Lightning from a Clear Sky - Or Slow Torture
More Gems of Master Chess Play
046 Chapter 3: Even As You and I
Typical Games of Average Players
061 Chapter 4 They Laughed When I Sat Down to Play
Amateurs vs. Masters
081 Chapter 5: To Err Is Human
Masters Blunders Too
092 Chapter 6: Once in a Lifetime
When Amateurs beat Masters
107 Chapter 7: Facets of Master Play
What it Takes to Be a Master
122 Chapter 8: How to Improve
Five Ways to Better Play