What It Takes to Become a Chess Master
Packed with Tips, Tricks and Practical Exercises
by Andrew Soltis
Publisher: Batsford, 2012
Edition: Paperback medium
• Always dreamed of becoming a chess master, but don't know how to go that extra step? This book shows you how.
• Packed with tips, tricks and practical exercises aimed at players of all skill levels who aspire to greatness.
So you're a fairly decent chess player. You compete in tournaments, you play on the Internet. But you would love to make that leap to become a chess master.
What do you need to know, how much do you have to practise, and how much of the success of the masters is simply a matter of innate talent, superior brainpower or just good luck?
This useful book, aimed at all chess players who aspire to become chess masters, shows you what the masters know and you don't.
Written by well-loved chess author Andrew Soltis, this invaluable book is filled with practical exercises and test games that will reveal the secrets of how to join chess's elite ranks.
International Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is chess correspondent for the New York Post. He is the author of many books including "Studying Chess Made Easy","Transpo Tricks in Chess" and "The Wisest Things Ever Said About Chess".