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The Art of Defense in Chess

by Andrew Soltis

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Published by Random House Puzzles & Games .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Openings,
  • Chess,
  • Games,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords,
  • Games/Puzzles,
  • Chess - Specific Strategies,
  • Games / General,
  • Chess - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7698099M
    ISBN 100679141081
    ISBN 109780679141082

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    The second edition of a title last published in which explains the basics of defensive play in the game of Chess, with practice tests covering techniques such as building a blockade, Read more. Browse stories and reviews on Anobii of The Art of Defense in Chess written by Andrew Soltis, published by Random House Puzzles & Games in format PaperbackAuthor: Andrew Soltis.


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The Art of Defense in Chess by Andrew Soltis Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Art of Defense in Chess also discusses the proper psychological attitudes for successful defense -- coolness under fire, the Saving Grace, stonewalling, etc. -- as well as the Principle of Exploitable Weakness and the Principle of Economy, as illustrated in more than one hundred positions taken from competitive play/5(8).

The Art of Defense in Chess is an excellent book. Along with The The Art of Defense in Chess book of Attack, this book will help any serious chessplayer round out his/her style. Most books focus only on attack and the few books that do focus on defense usually turn toward counterattack as the only method/5(8).

Lakov Damsky is an experienced radio and TV commentator and author of several books for Everyman - The Art of Defence in Chess (with Lev Polugayevsky ), Attack with Mikhail Tal (with Mikhail Tal ), The Heavy Pieces in Action ()/5(5).

Most games are not won -- they are lost. The vast majority of instructional books tell how to improve a position when it is already (or may be) favorable. The Art of Defense in Chess analyzes the practical aspects of not having the advantage: How to obtain counterplay-- When to contest open lines-- When to accept sacrifices/5(2).

The Art of Defense in Chess was first published by McKay in using descriptive notation. As Soltis explains in the introduction, he realized the need for an updated edition when leafing through the pages of the earlier work and saw that it was “drastically out of date” and needed to be completely rewritten.

InAndy Soltis gave us more to chew on with his excellent The Art Of Defense In Chess. Some years later () we got another good book with the exact same title (The Art Of Defence In Chess), this time by Polugayevsky and Damsky.

Note that the Soltis book incorporated the American spelling of the word defense, while the Polugayevsky book used the English spelling (defence). Defense is an essential part of chess, just like attack. Rather than be afraid of it, you should try to treat it as an interesting opportunity.

Such an approach will help you improve in chess and increase your rating/win tournaments/: Natalia Pogonina. The Art of Defence in Chess book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The second edition of a title last published in whi /5. No matter how thorough your opening preparation or how comprehensive your chess understanding, bad positions are unavoidable.

In this article, I would like to outline and discuss the art of modern chess defense. In my opinion, successful defense hinges on three fundamental components: calculation, creativity, and perseverance.

Let us put each Author: Daniel Naroditsky. On the whole, however, The New Art of Defense in Chess should be seen as a fundamentally new book. This is because Soltis recognizes the way in which dynamism and activity have become fundamental to modern defensive techniques.

The Art of Defense in Chess is a very instructive middlegame manual which outlines all of the defensive methods and themes, as well as the spirit and psychology of defense in chess. Each concept is illustrated with excellently-chosen examples, and at the end of each chapter are a few illustrative games.

I own both this book and the original "The Art of Defense in Chess". I found Soltis' assessment that the actual practice of defense in chess has shifted in the interim to be accurate; it's clearly evident from comparing the games of, say, Petrosian in the 's, to /5(8).

1) The Art of Defense in Chess by Andrew Soltis. 2) The Art of Defense in Chess by Lyev Polugayevsky. 3) Secrets of Chess Defense by Mihail Marin. Aquiring skill and experience takes time and alot of hard work don't expect instant results no matter who's book you buy.

The Art of Defense in Chess analyzes the practical aspects of not having the advantage: - How to obtain counterplay -- When to contest open lines -- When to accept sacrifices -- How to anticipate short- and long-term threats -- How to restrain your opponent's pieces -- How to create a defense perimeter /5(5).

Géza Maróczy (3 March May ) was a leading Hungarian chess master and also a practicing engineer. He learned to play chess at the age of fifteen, and soon acquired the skill of a master in competition with the best players in the International Championship Tournament at Hasting in Author: Julio Becerra.

The Art of Defense in Chess analyzes the practical aspects of not having the advantage: - How to obtain counterplay -- When to contest open lines -- When to accept sacrifices -- How to anticipate short- and long-term threats -- How to restrain your opponent's pieces -- How to create a defense perimeter -- How to minimize losses -- And much.

The Art of Defence in Chess asks what can the defending player do to save his position, and then gives the answers in the back of the book. Cookie Policy This website uses cookies to ensure proper functionality of the shopping cart and checkout progress.

Most games are not won, but lost. Many manuals teach how to exploit a position when it is already favorable. The art of chess defense reviews the practical. Buy The art of defense in chess by Andy Soltis online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).

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It had its world premiere at South by Southwest on Ma and was released in the United States on J by Bleecker Street.The Art Of Defense In Chess Compiled by kashparov72c5. Some Games taken from gm Andrew Soltis Great book on Defense. pg xv Charousek vs Maroczy, (C13) French, 26 moves, pg xiv Portisch vs Taimanov, (A13) English, 25 moves, pg x J Perlis vs Marshall,