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The complete book of chess strategy : grandmaster techniques from A to Z

Author: Jeremy Silman
Publisher: Los Angeles : Siles Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Silman
ISBN: 1890085014 9781890085018
OCLC Number: 38602102
Description: xxiv, 360 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Symbol Legend --
Chess Notation --
The Opening --
Basic Opening Strategy --
Castling --
Development --
Fianchetto --
Opening Systems --
Albin Counter Gambit --
Alekhine's Defense --
Benko Gambit --
Bogo-Indian Defense --
Boring Opening (Reversed London System) --
Botvinnik Formation --
Budapest Gambit --
Caro-Kann Defense --
Center-Counter Defense --
Colle Opening --
Czech Benoni --
Dutch Defense --
English Opening --
Four Knights Opening --
French Defense --
Giuoco Piano --
Grob --
Grunfeld Defense --
Hedgehog Formation --
King's Gambit --
King's Indian Attack --
King's Indian Defense --
Larsen's Opening --
Modern Benoni Defense --
Nimzo-Indian Defense --
Orangutan --
Petroff Defense --
Pirc Defense --
Queen's Gambit, Chigorin System --
Queen's Gambit Accepted --
Queen's Gambit Declined --
QGD, Capablanca's Freeing Maneuver --
QGD, Tarrasch Defense --
Queen's Indian Defense --
Reti Opening --
Ruy Lopez --
Scotch Opening --
Semi-Slav Defense --
Sicilian Defense --
Slav Defense --
Stonewall Attack --
Torre Attack --
Trompowski Opening --
Two Knights Defense --
Veresov Opening --
Preparation --
Reversed Openings --
Opening Quizzes --
The Middlegame --
Attack Against the Enemy King --
Castling on Opposite Sides --
Castling on the Same Side --
Classic Bishop Sacrifice --
Combination --
Combination Themes --
Clearance Sacrifice --
Decoy --
Deflection --
Double Attack --
Fork --
Pins and Skewers --
Windmill --
X-Rays --
Zwischenzug --
King in the Center --
Kingside Focal Points --
Attack Against h7 --
Attack Against g7 --
Attack Against f7 --
Attack Against g6 --
Attack Against Dark-Squared Complex on f6, g7 and h6 --
Mating Net --
Mating Patterns --
Anastasia's Mate --
Back Rank Mate --
Blackburne's Mate --
Boden's Mate --
Damiano's Mate --
Greco's Mate --
Legal's Mate --
Morphy's Mate --
Morphy's Concealed Mate --
Pillsbury's Mate --
Reti's Mate --
Rook, Knight and Pawn Mate --
Smothered Mate --
Two Minor Piece Mate --
Sacrifice --
Tactical Vision --
Blockade --
Candidate Moves and Imbalances --
Centralization --
Closed and Open Positions --
Compensation --
Counterplay --
Defensive Strategy --
Entombed Pieces --
Initiative --
Material Advantage --
Minority Attack --
Minor Pieces --
Battle of the Minor Pieces --
Laws of Bishops --
Laws of Knights --
Two Bishops --
Two Knights --
Mysterious Rook Moves --
Open Files --
Alekhine's Gun/Tripling --
Doubled Rooks --
No Entrance! --
Opening a File --
The Trading File --
Who Owns the File? --
Overprotection --
Pawn Center --
Pawn Chain --
Pawn Structure --
Backward Pawns --
Doubled Pawns --
Isolated Pawns --
Isolated Pawn Couple --
Hanging Pawns --
Strategy (White) --
Strategy (Black) --
Hanging squares --
Passed Pawns --
Pawn Islands --
Tripled Pawns --
Pawn Tension --
Perpetual Check --
Piece Activity --
Plan --
Principle of Two Weaknesses --
Prophylaxis --
Queenside Pawn Majority --
Queenside Majority Versus Kingside Majority --
Queenside Majority Versus Central Majority --
Restriction --
Space --
Squares --
Static Versus Dynamic Advantages --
Support Points --
Trading Pieces --
Traps --
Middlegame Quizzes --
The Endgame --
Bishop and Wrong Rook Pawn --
Cat and Mouse --
Exchanging --
Minor Pieces in the Endgame --
Passed Pawns in the Endgame --
Passed Pawns in a Queen Endgame --
Pawn Majority and Outside Passed Pawn --
Promotion and Underpromotion --
Queen and Minor Piece Fights --
Stalemate --
Using the King --
King and Pawn verses King --
Opposition --
Saving Pawn Moves --
Square of the Pawn --
Triangulation --
Using the Rooks --
Active Rook --
Lucena Position --
Philidor Position --
Rooks Behind Passed Pawns --
Short and Long Side of the Board --
Two Hogs on the Seventh --
Endgame Quizzes --
Practical Matters --
Blunder --
Draw Offer --
Point Count --
Psychology --
Time Pressure.
Responsibility: by Jeremy Silman.

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