A Collection of Chess Wisdom
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A Collection of Chess Wisdom

Collected and Compiled by Kelly Atkins

About the Book

This book is a compilation of all the general advice that a chess player needs to know. It's an excellent introduction to the wisdom of the game for novice players and a great refresher course for more experienced ones. It's recommended that this work be read monthly until all the information within it is instantly recallable.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • General Principles and Guidelines
  • Why Didn’t Sombody Tell Me These Things?
  • The Opening
  • The Middlegame
  • Attack and Defense
  • The Endgame
  • The Pratical Player
    • The Purdy Player
    • Bad Chess Habits
    • The Seeds of Tactical Destruction
  • The Elements
    • Positional Themes
    • Tactical Themes
    • Improving Your Position
    • Prophylaxis
    • Planning
  • While It Is Your Move

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