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Soltis, Andy 1947-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 368 publications in 2 languages and 5,391 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Humor  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, wpr, win
Classifications: GV1455, 794.12
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Most widely held works about Andy Soltis
 
Most widely held works by Andy Soltis
The best chess games of Boris Spassky by Andy Soltis( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of defense in chess by Andy Soltis( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most chess games are not won – they are lost. Many instructional chess books tell you how to improve a position when it is already (or may be) favourable. This book offers help when you definitely do not have the advantage. Every chess player needs a sound arsenal of defensive techniques. This book covers them all – counterplay, when to accept sacrifices, how to anticipate short- and long-term threats, and how to minimise losses. It also helps you create a strong underlying psychological framework for defensive technique – it teaches you how to stay cool under fire, how to stonewall and how t
Chess to enjoy by Andy Soltis( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pawn structure chess by Andy Soltis( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every chess player needs to know how to handle pawns. Pawns form the playing fields of chess games, a semi-permanent structure that can determine whether a player wins or loses. This wide-ranging guide to pawn structure teaches you where pieces are best placed, which pawns should be advanced further or exchanged, and why certain structures are good and others disastrous.--Publisher's description
Morphy chess masterpieces by Fred Reinfeld( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. chess championship, 1845-1985 by Gene H McCormick( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American chess masters from Morphy to Fischer by Arthur B Bisguier( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great chess tournaments and their stories by Andy Soltis( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inner game of chess : how to calculate and win by Andy Soltis( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do masters methodically cut their way through the branches of a tree of analysis? Is it true that attacking players calculate a dozen moves ahead, while positional specialists rely on abstract principles? What exactly does it mean to ""calculate, "" anyway? In The Inner Game of Chess, GM Andy Soltis shows that the key to good calculation is good visualization of the position in front of us and then after the moves we're considering. Being aware of tactical motifs; knowing when to stop looking; and verifying your chosen move are essential, but they all depend on the basic requirement to see clea
Soviet chess, 1917-1991 by Andy Soltis( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What it takes to become a chess master by Andy Soltis( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how to become a better chess player through exercises, tips, and test games that address such skills as identifying advantages and developing winning habits
Catalog of chess mistakes by Andy Soltis( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studying chess made easy by Andy Soltis( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 100 best chess games of the 20th century, ranked by Andy Soltis( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States chess championship, 1845-1996 by Andy Soltis( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to choose a chess move by Andy Soltis( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 chess master trade secrets by Andy Soltis( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Any would-be chess master has to know certain essential tips and techniques in order to achieve greatness{u2014}and this one volume has them all! From openings to endgames, renowned grandmaster Andrew Soltis provides the top 20 skills and strategies in every category: sacrifices, crucial middlegame decisions, exact endgames, and more. Written in Soltis's eternally engaging and accessible style, this book is invaluable for any serious player."--Publisher description
The book of chess lists by Andy Soltis( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transpo tricks in chess : finesse your chess moves and win by Andy Soltis( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Div>In chess, a transposition is a known position reached by a different move order than usual - a less obvious way of getting to somewhere you want to go, leading to confusion for your opponent. Every chess player has a number of them in his arsenal, and they are used most often in openings.</div>
Mikhail Botvinnik : the life and games of a world chess champion by Andy Soltis( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores Mikhail Botvinnik's unusual dual career as well as his complex relations with Soviet leaders. The book has more than 85 games, 127 diagrams, twelve photographs, a chronology of his life and career, a bibliography, an index of openings, an index of opponents, and a general index"--
 
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Soviet chess, 1917-1991
Alternative Names
Andrew Soltis Amerikaans schaker

Andrew Soltis amerykański szachista i dziennikarz

Soltis, Andrew.

Soltis, Andrew 1947-

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Андрю Солтис

Солтис, Эндрю

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Pawn structure chessThe inner game of chess : how to calculate and winSoviet chess, 1917-1991Studying chess made easyThe 100 best chess games of the 20th century, rankedThe United States chess championship, 1845-1996How to choose a chess moveTranspo tricks in chess : finesse your chess moves and win