The Complete Book of Chess Strategy -Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z by Jeremy Silman
Publisher: Siles Press, 1998
Edition: Paperback medium
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHESS STRATEGY is an amateur's dream come true! Due to the overwhelming amount of strategic and tactical ideas in chess, students of the game buy dozens of chess books but still find it impossible to isolate the key points. Seeing the problems his students faced, Mr. Silman has created the first comprehensive strategic guide in dictionary form.
Now all aspects of chess strategy, tactics, basic opening and endgame ideas, and even psychology are painlessly accessible to players of all degrees of strength. Each concept is listed alphabetically, accompanied by a clear, easy-to-absorb explanation and an example.
Studying has never been easier! Take this book to work, on vacation or, if you're a serious competitive player, to all your tournaments.
The world's best players make regular use of this information. With everything presented in simple, easy-tv-understand language, Grandmaster techniques can finally become your techniques too.
INTERNATIONAL CHESS MASTER JEREMY SILMAN is a world-class teacher, writer and player who has won the American Open, the National Open and the U.S. Open. The author of thirty-two best-selling chess books, he has also written dozens of articles that have appeared in magazines throughout the world.
For the past several years Mr. Silman has been the coach of the United States delegation to the World Junivr Championship, taking his team to Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary and Spain.
Bruce Pandolfini, author and featured character (played by Ben Kingsley) in 'Searching for Bobby Fischer':
"Mr. Silman is one of the most original, articulate and perceptive chess teachers in the world."
Tal Shaked, World Junior Champion:
"This book has everything you will ever need to know about the basic building blacks of chess strategy, tactics and psychology."
Yasser Seirawan, Grandmaster, World Championship Contender, and three-time US champion (1982, 1986 and 1989):
"Jeremy Silman is the most lucid instructional writer that I've ever had the pleasure to read."