Chess Evolution 2
Beyond the Basics
by Artur Yusupov
Publisher: Quality Chess, 2012
Edition: Paperback medium
Chess Evolution 2 continues Yusupov's award-winning instructional series. The Fundamentals series shows players the basic ideas they should know, then the Beyond the Basics series sets off on the road to mastery.
Yusupov guides the reader towards a higher level of chess understanding using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
Artur Yusupov was ranked No. 3 in the world of chess from 1986 to 1992, just behind the legendary Karpov and Kasparov. He has won everything there is to win in chess except for the World Championship and is now a chess trainer.
He has worked with players ranging from current World Champion Anand to local amateurs in Germany, where he resides.
Winner of the 2009 Boleslavsky Medal from FIDE (the World Chess Federation) as the best instructional chess books in the world (ahead of Garry Kasparov and Mark Dvoretsky in 2nd and 3rd place).