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Mastering Opening Strategy Johan Hellsten

Mastering Opening Strategy

Johan Hellsten

Published June 19th 2012
ISBN : 9781857446920
Paperback
368 pages
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 About the Book 

Study brings wisdom. Practice brings perfection. This book is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Johan Hellstens acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy. In this new book Hellsten focuses exclusively on opening play. He examines a wide variety of keyMoreStudy brings wisdom. Practice brings perfection. This book is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Johan Hellstens acclaimed Mastering Chess Strategy. In this new book Hellsten focuses exclusively on opening play. He examines a wide variety of key subjects, including development, the centre, gambit play and punishing opponents mistakes, providing the reader with a vital foundation in opening strategy. Just like his previous book, Mastering Chess Openings is a product of Hellstens many years work as a full-time chess teacher, and is specifically designed as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking. In addition to the many examples theres an abundance of carefully selected exercises which allow readers to monitor their progress and put into practice what they have just learned. Following such a course is an ideal way for players of all standards to improve. Although designed mainly for students, this book is also an excellent resource for chess teachers and trainers. *An essential course in opening strategy *Includes many exercise games *Ideal for both chess study and practice