100 Chess Master Trade Secrets
From Sacrifices to Endgames
by Andrew Soltis
Publisher: Batsford, 2013
If you want to become a chess master, there are certain things you need to know - essential tips and techniques that the masters know, and you need to learn. This incredibly useful book collects all these techniques together in one volume, so you can try them out, tick them off, and start on your path towards chess greatness.
Arranged in chapters covering every aspect of chess, from openings to endgames, renowned chess author Andrew Soltis provides top 20 rundowns of these specific positions and techniques: chapters include Top 20 Sacrifices, Top 20 Crucial Middlegame Decisions, Top 20 Endgame Techniques and Top 20 Exact Endgames.
Written in Andrew Soltis's eternally engaging and accessible style, this book will prove invaluable to any player who wants to become a chess master.
International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is a professional journalist (writes for the New York Post) and popular chess writer. He is the author of many books including 'What it Takes to Become a Chess Master', 'Studying Chess Made Easy', 'The Wisest Things Ever Said About Chess', 'Transpo Tricks in Chess' and 'How to Choose a Chess Move'.