This publication fills the space admirably. Following a survey of normal shielding equipment in chess, Dr Colin Crouch investigates the suggestions of worldwide Champions Emanuel Lasker and Tigran Petrosian, either powerful defenders. Lasker could position myriad useful hindrances within the opponent's method, and was once a grasp of the counterattack. Petrosian constructed Nimzowitsch's theories of prophylaxis to a brand new point. His competitors might locate that by some means their attacking possibilities were nullified lengthy ahead of they can turn into reality.
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