How to Open a Chess Game by Larry Evans

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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL8216599M
ISBN 100890582033
ISBN 109780890582039
OCLC/WorldCa1559463

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In it, seven very strong chess players discuss the question of how to open a chess game. We start with Larry Evans, who tells us (hopefully reminds us) of the basic principles of opening play, namely dominate the center, develop all your pieces fast, castle early, don't sacrifice any material unless you see how to get it back or force checkmate /5(10).

In the honor of Evans, we are going to give our readers our How to Open a Chess Game book review. How to Open a Chess Game. The classic How to Open a Chess Game was published forty-six years ago, in The author, as we mentioned, is Larry Evans, but present are quite a few grandmasters whose tips and tricks aid the work of Larry in.

How to Open a Chess Game. This is one of the most interesting, most unusual and most instructive chess books ever written.

It is the combined work of seven of the world's strongest grandmasters: Larry Evans, Paul Keres, Svetozar Gligoric, Vlastimil Hort, Bent Larsen, Tigran Petrosian and Lajos Portisch.4/5(1).

This is one of the most interesting, most unusual and most instructive chess books ever written. It is the combined work of seven of the world's strongest grandmasters: Larry Evans, Paul Keres, Svetozar Gligoric, Vlastimil Hort, Bent Larsen, Tigran Petrosian and Lajos Portisch.

What makes Brand: Ishi Press. alternatively, you could get one of those comprehensive openings books (i.e. Standard Chess Openings by Eric Schiller) and then once you've picked a few to focus on you can then get addicted to buying books.

as far as picking a few i'd start with these which can steer the game without learning too many. White: Ruy Lopez. Search through more than 3, opening lines to find the perfect chess opening for you.

Explore openings variations and find matching master chess games to study. Open with the Fried Liver Attack line to draw out your opponent’s king. Start by moving your pawn to e4 and allow your opponent to advance their pawn to e5.

Position your knight on f3 so your opponent moves their knight to c6. Then, develop your bishop to c4 to put pressure on your opponent’s king’s side%(6). Try playing an online chess game against a top chess computer.

You can set the level from 1 to 10, from easy to grandmaster. If you get stuck, use a hint or take back the move. When you are ready to play games with human players, register for a free account. This is one of the most interesting, most unusual and most instructive chess books ever written. Seven of the World's Strongest Chess Grandmasters were each asked to write down their thoughts about how a serious chess amateur might best approach the problem of, very simply, "opening" a chess game.

How to start a game of chess. It's important to get off to a good start in a game of chess. How well you play in the opening can have a lasting impact on the game. In this tutorial we'll look at the basic principles of opening play, what you should be.

In it, seven very strong chess players discuss the question of how to open a chess game. We start with Larry Evans, who tells us (hopefully reminds us) of the basic principles of opening play, namely dominate the center, develop all your pieces fast, castle early, don't sacrifice any material unless you see how to get it back or force checkmate /5.

Chess tutorials and chess books help you to learn chess openings to be able to make the best chess moves when you start your game. To know various opening systems is basic chess knowledge of every good chess player.

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As you can now see in the book window beside the chess board, the book has been furnished with contents and from now on the chess program will now play according to the opening repertoire of Magnus Carlsen.

Some of these insights come from the minds of the players themselves, such as Tal’s beloved classic My Life and Games, Yasser Seirawan’s Chess Duals, and Pal Benko’s My Life, Games, and Compositions. Entertaining chess books. Besides some brilliant chess, our panel noted how interesting and entertaining these books were.

IM Christof : Bryan Castro. Bent Larsen has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Bent Larsen’s most popular book is How to Open a Chess Game. Bent Larsen is the author of How to Open a Chess Game ( avg rating, 31 ratings, 1 review, published ), Bent Larsen's Best Games of Chess ( av /5.

That's why the opening books that come with ChessBase's various chess programs are "tuned" to prefer open positions; the books are specially edited to discourage the programs from playing closed games if they can be avoided.

And that's why you tend to see open games repeatedly when you play against them. Simply reading a Chess book without a Chess board is not easy unless you are Vishy Anand or Magnus Carlsen. What if you could read your PDF Chess ebooks or magazines as well as follow the games on a Chess board, all in one screen.

This is exactly what this app helps achieve. All your Chess books and magazines in the palm of your hand!4/5(K). This is a wonderful book. Using the open file as a point of departure, it weaves chess strategies into a synthetic whole.

The authors, Uhlmann and Schmidt, (U-S), more than confirm what were first articulated by Aaron Nimzowitsch in his highly acclaimed treatise, My System (Chess Classics), that open files are highways that the major pieces - queens and rooks - ply with /5(4).

Download a pdf file with a sample from the book. “The well-known analyst Sverre Johnsen from Norway provides the reader with an impressive repertoire book based on the black lines of the Italian game. As we all know, at top level chess the Ruy Lopez is out and the Italian game is in.

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It's been around for centuries as a game for intellectuals and scholars; however, playing does require a level of genius -- but that doesn't mean children can't beat adults%(77). Start with any book well, unlike chess unless you read the series and dive in apart from how to open a chess game.

Very interesting trivia for those who like just knowing silly things. Lets see if we can match it tonight and yet open. You need a healthy dose of girl - however chess geekness to love these, so chess but luckily I have plenty to spare furthermore chess.

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Beginner tutorials are for people who have never played chess before, or who may have played but are unclear on one or more rules of the game.

These tutorials assume no prior knowledge of the game. How to play Chess (12 parts) Introduction to Chess. Check and Checkmate. Basic chess concepts (3 parts) How to read and write chess moves. Chess books are similar to textbooks used in schools, and getting the most out of a textbook requires some technique.

The better your technique, the more information you retain. The more information you retain and put into practice, the better your chess game.

I was first Continue reading "How to Read a Chess Book". Additional Physical Format: Online version: How to open a chess game. New York: RHM Press, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Chess Teaching Manual study and play of the game of chess in Canada. The C.F.C. organizes National Championships and provides funding for the winners to go on to the World Championships. In addition, the C.F.C. has sent a team to the World Chess to learn how to play chess as a youth.

To start, you need a demonstration Size: KB. Right away I can see that I can castle on the king's side. To castle I move my king two spaces and then bring my rook to the other side.

Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. This was taken, I believe, from the RHM work Open a Chess Game>, which was indeed directed towards amateur players wishing to improve--sound advice which is by no means outdated, more than forty years on.

My recollection is that this book offered useful practical advice in the pre-database era. Apr Fusilli: Ha GM Portisch. Browse Games > Chess eBooks to read online or download in EPUB or PDF format on your mobile device and PC.

Book formats Compare the different file formats we sell at A list of software for your computer that can open ebooks purchased from Contact Contact our help desk for further assistance. To open your cbv (or pgn): 'open with' (right click) ChessBase or from inside ChessBase open by browsing to the location you saved your Standard eBook format used on all the main non-Kindle readers (and many Kindle apps) such as iBooks, Stanza, Google Books.

Start the game with the player who has the white pieces. The player who has the white pieces always starts a game of chess. Choose any one of your pieces that is able to move and put it in its new space.

After the player with the white piece takes their turn, play alternates to the player with the black pieces%(). An Open Game (or Double King's Pawn Opening) is a chess opening that begins with the following moves. e4 e5. White has moved the king's pawn two squares and Black has replied in kind.

The result is an Open Game. Other responses to 1.e4 are termed Semi-Open Games or Single King's Pawn Games. It should not be confused with the term "open game" (lowercase o), referring to a chess Parent: King's Pawn Game. A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.

The term can refer to the initial moves by either side, White or Black, but an opening by Black may also be known as a are dozens of different openings, and hundreds of variants. The Oxford Companion to Chess lists 1, named openings and variants. These vary widely in.

Considered by many to be the game's preeminent instructive writer, Mr. Silman is the author or coauthor of 39 books, including How to Reassess Your Chess: Chess Mastery through Chess Imbalances (winner of the Guardian Chess Book of the Year award), Silman's Complete Endgame Course: From Beginner to Master (winner of the Book of.

It comes with pgn files for a lot of famous/important chess books. You still need the chess book, but with this you can have all the games of the book in one file, in case you want to analyze on your computer or a study or whatever.

Thought some of y'all might find good use for this. EDIT: Thanks u/Antaniserse. Here is a much larger collection.

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