Secrets of the Russian Chess MastersBook - 2003
Russia's dominance in modern chess was founded on a uniquely successful program of chess instruction. Now this program has been streamlined and adapted for American readers in a pair of books that will help readers develop, step by step, from total novicehood to an enjoyable and competitive recreational level.Volume 1 covers the fundamentals of the game, from beginning strategies to energetic endgames. Learn from the start not just how the pieces move, but also where and why to move them.Volume 2 goes beyond the basics to cover advanced strategy, hard-hitting openings, and classic attack and defense tactics. Both books sharpen and test your chess skills with practical, educational "chessercizes" that make your movements more muscular.Advance in the game--and have fun doing it--using the techniques that produced a long line of Soviet champions.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2003, c1997
Branch Call Number: 794.12 Alb
Characteristics: 2 v. : ill