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By Lars Bo Hansen

Traditionally, chess video games were divided into 3 phases - commencing, middlegame and endgame - and common ideas offered for the way to address each one level. All chess-players can be good acutely aware that those ideas all too usually fail to assist of their collection of the easiest move.

In this crucial paintings, Lars Bo Hansen, grandmaster educator, offers chess as a online game of 5 stages, and explains the do's and don'ts in every one: * the outlet * the transition to the early middlegame * the middlegame * strategic endgames * technical endgames *

With a wealth of examples from either his personal perform and that of his colleagues, Hansen discusses the common errors and pitfalls, and exhibits how one can deal with the subtleties precise to every degree. He additionally advises on tips to paintings in your chess in every one element of the sport. Of particular price is his clarification of ways to check regular middlegames, and that middlegame practise - a ignored quarter for many gamers - is either attainable and necessary.

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