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By Lars Bo Hansen

"...a pleasant glossy chess manual." - GM Lubomir Kavalek, Washington Post

Traditionally, chess video games were divided into 3 phases - commencing, middlegame and endgame - and normal ideas offered for a way to address every one degree. All chess-players can be good acutely aware that those rules all too often fail to assist of their collection of the easiest move.

In this crucial paintings, Lars Bo Hansen, grandmaster educator, provides chess as a video game of 5 stages, and explains the do's and don'ts in every one: * the hole * the transition to the early middlegame * the middlegame * strategic endgames * technical endgames *

With a wealth of examples from either his personal perform and that of his colleagues, Hansen discusses the common blunders and pitfalls, and indicates tips to deal with the subtleties targeted to every degree. He additionally advises on how one can paintings in your chess in each one element of the sport. Of precise price is his rationalization of ways to review ordinary middlegames, and that middlegame education - a overlooked zone for many gamers - is either attainable and necessary.

"Hansen ... whereas drawing a great deal on his personal studies, makes the autobiographical point subsidiary to his major function, that's to supply the reader with a recipe of useful feedback in which he can enhance his play." - Alan Sutton, En Passant

Lars Bo Hansen is a well known grandmaster from Denmark. He has gained the Danish Championship on events, and represented his state in 4 olympiads, successful a bronze medal for his person functionality in 1990. His many match victories contain first prize within the robust Copenhagen Open in either 1997 and 2000. clear of the board, he teaches and lectures on company stories, with a selected specialize in advertising, association and strategy.

"There are many glorious chess books out there. For the intense chess pupil, it is not constantly effortless to select from them. occasionally, it really is worthy opting for up a booklet by way of an writer you do not know but. you will be pleasantly shocked. … lots of inspiring video games and research, a hugely based and coherent assessment of an important issues in chess with sturdy and infrequently very fresh examples, from a major writer who is aware what he is doing. hugely recommended." - Arne Moll,

"I purchase chess books in hopes of discovering a treasure - the development of my chess video game. With each one publication I frequently discover a clue that will get me towards the treasure of a higher figuring out and higher effects. If i am fortunate, i locate a pair clues - which i will comprehend and contain into my online game. yet with How Chess video games are received and misplaced, i discovered a simple to learn map of just about all of the clues that grants to noticeably increase my complete online game. As acknowledged within the first line of the creation, this can be really 'a publication approximately chess improvement.' it truly is packed with clues, feedback, examples, instructions, and directions - every thing you want to get to the next point (and might be extra) of chess. it's a treasure map for these short of path in self training." - George S. Eichorn, The Chess stories no. 87 2009

" impressively organised and good thought-out ebook which flows fantastically and offers eminently good recommendation on tips on how to paintings in your video game. ... an outstanding many books have crossed this reviewer’s table this 12 months yet this can be one of many absolute best. hugely steered" - John Saunders, British Chess Magazine

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