Mastering Chess Strategy
An Essential Course in Chess Strategy
by Johan Hellsten
Publisher: Everyman Chess, 2010
Edition: Paperback medium
Grandmaster Johan Hellsten is convinced that mastering chess strategy – just like chess tactics – requires practice, practice
and yet more practice!
This outstanding book is a product of his many years' work
as a full-time chess teacher, and is specifically designed
as part of a structured training programme to improve strategic thinking.
It focuses on a wide range of key subjects and provides a basic foundation for strategic play. Furthermore, in addition to the
many examples, there's an abundance of carefully selected
exercises which allow readers to monitor their progress and
put into practice what they have just learned.
Following such a course is an ideal way for players of all
standards to improve. Although designed mainly for students,
this book is also an excellent resource for chess teachers and
· An essential course in chess strategy
· Contains over 400 pages of Grandmaster advice
· Includes more than 350 training exercises
Johan Hellsten is a Grandmaster and a former Swedish
Champion who has represented his country at numerous
Olympiads and team tournaments. He has enjoyed many
tournament successes and has won gold and bronze medals
at European Team Championships.