Publisher: Russell Enterprises, 2008, Pages: 258, Paperback 

Much more than just a "Puzzle Book": this a unique chess strategy instructional primer for intermediate and advanced players.
As most chess instructors and players know, it is much more difficult to teach and learn strategic concepts than tactics.

In this book, German grandmaster Karsten Mueller will help you develop your strategic chessplaying skills by offering a large number of carefully selected examples.
Topics include:
   -- Good and Bad Bishops
   -- Domination
   -- Outposts
   -- Undermining
   -- Opening the Position
   -- Blockade
   -- Improving Piece Placement
   -- Prophylaxis
   -- A Second Front and The Principle of Two Weaknesses
   -- Counterplay
   -- Positional Exchange Sacrifice
   -- Simplification
   -- Weak Color Complex

Along with many exercises to test your knowledge.

Our advice is: ignore the boring title of this book! This really is an outstanding way to improve your positional understanding.

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