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I am working through Amateurs mind ATM.

Johann marked it as to-read Aug 03, The same goes to some extent for Excelling at Chess, which is mainly meant to inspire. Then move on to Calculation. Set up a giveaway.

September 28th, at Can we really imagine players from 20 years ago placing the pieces and proceeding as Kasparov did, much less those from 40, 60, or 80 years ago?

Chafik marked it as to-read Jun 18, In view of this, it is very interesting to see how Kasparov deviates from the White’s traditional development in the Sicilian and this is the point I was trying to make, however badly, in my brief notes to the game. September 15th, at I finally made it too book 7!

Would they find Aagard’s rule useful to follow? September 21st, at Essentially he’s saying that endgame positions are somehow more significant than middlegames with respect to assessing pieces’ fundamental strength – why on earth would that be? If you stumble unto the line you cannot refute first, it can drive you crazy, as you expect to refute it and then find something better… But I guess that knowing there are those things to find can make it easier.


I guess it’s a matter of personal taste. I suspect that’s a function of level. The long answer is that whenever a book is reprinted, we always look to see if we know of any corrections that needs to be inserted. Nc3 a6for example, But essentially I made it to GM without having great preparation.

Then, after a combination of exchanges and the normal Qf3, White has excellong the way for his rook’s second and very unconventional move to g4!

He warns that sometimes you have to force yourself to calculate sometimes to the point of checking out every legal move in a position. March 24th, at So, he claims that the most important thing is not so much how many moves ahead you can see, but to first check out what possibilities there might be.

For any time that a titled player such as Aagard feels compelled to present his case in such a venue, it at least shows that chss target in this case my ‘Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy’ is attracting serious attention.

Maybe the differential factor is that you divide your work into a lot more chapters than Dvoretsky, hence the steep wall you find at the end of the chapter is not that frustrating in your case. Jacob Aagaard tackles the art of chess calculation, unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.

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One might compare my discussion of the now-routine attack upon the front of a pawn chain rather than at its base. Supi I appreciate it. The Shereshevsky Method to Improve in Chess: My name is xxx xxx, aged 1x years and my elo is 21xx. I like the Chessbase version of this book. Does Aagard try to show that this is not the case?


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So as a rule, kings should advance and roam the board in the opening, and a rook should get behind a passed pawn in the middlegame? September 27th, at Young rated it it was amazing Apr 03, This is an important thing to point out.

Alexsander rated it did not like it May 17, Sep 20, 8. Let’s say, hypothetically, that I’m wrong about the degree of intuition required in this particular game, which Aagard believes shouldn’t be qualified by my ‘to some extent’.

When I talk about Kasparov’s decisions in one particular, extremely dynamic, game a King’s Indian vs. Donald is currently reading it Feb 27, I am a player so maybe the GMP series is a bit avanced for me, but I am working with Calculation and Positional Play, which has been very useful and rewarding, But I still feel my calculation is quite disordered, unstructured, and randomized, like A. Those wondering where the difference is between John and me none I presumeshould know that there is no real difference.

Does anyone here have an opinion of the aagaard series? See page of my book for an example of what I mean. Rather, I contend that adhering to some principle about not moving such pawns can limit one’s play.

Creativity and Combinational Vision 8. Hi Jacob, a question: Why not take concrete positions into account with as little prejudice as possible, use your experience perhaps in similar positionstest some actual lines, and form your own judgment about the reality of whether a piece is good or bad in a particular situation?