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Soltis, What it takes to become a Chess Master

208 pages, paperback, Batsford Chess, 1. edition 2012.

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So you're a fairly decent chess player. You compete in tournaments, you play on the Internet. But you would love to make that leap to become a chess master. What do you need to know, how much do you have to practise, and how much of the success of the masters is simply a matter of innate talent, superior brainpower or just good luck? This useful book, aimed at all chess players who aspire to become chess masters, shows you what the masters know and you don't.

Written by well-loved chess author Andrew Soltis, this invaluable book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks.

Language English
Author Soltis, Andrew
Publisher Batsford Chess
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 330 g
Width 15.5 cm
Height 23.4 cm
Pages 208
ISBN-13 978-1-84994-026-9
Year of Publication 2012
Binding paperback
Diagrams 200

005 Introduction

007 Chapter One: What Matters Most

028 Chapter Two: Habits

051 Chapter Three: Little Tactics

070 Chapter Four: More

084 Chapter Five: Sense

106 Chapter Six: Winnability

132 Chapter Seven: Easier

148 Chapter Eight: Comp

169 Chapter Nine: Knowing

191 Quiz Answers

Soltis, What it takes to become a Chess Master