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What are the typical amateur's mistakes and how does the more accomplished player exploit them? In this book Dr Max Euwe, former World Chess Champion and President of the International Chess Federation, and Walter Meiden, a typical amateur player, show how the master benefits from the characteristic errors which weaker players make. Through twenty-five games they illustrate a wide variety of openings and the moves and situations which crop up most regularly in amateur play - and explain exactly how to deal with such deviations from 'theory'By studying how the master deploys his skills against the amateur you will learn:1. What kind of errors amateurs most frequently make.2. How to avoid amateur mistakes.3. How to exploit the amateur mistakes of your opponents.4. How to hold your own against a more experienced player.Thus this book, by the authors of the ever popular "Road to Chess Mastery," provides the average player with numerous ways to improve his game. Now available for the first time in Britain, it has been expanded since it originally appeared in the USA and includes extra games which will help you to understand King's Pawn openings, such as the four Knights, Giuoco Piano and the Scotch Game.ABOUT THE AUTHORS -DR MAX EUWE, born in Amsterdam, Holland, received his doctorate in mathematics in 1926, taught that subject for many years and until 1971 was Professor of Data Processing in the Universities of Tilburg and Rotterdam. Dr Euwe became Chess Champion of Holland at the age of twenty and in 1935 became World Champion in a match with Alexander Alekhine, a title he held for two years. He is internationally known as a chess theorist and analyst, is the author of over seventy books on chess and is now President of FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs).DR WALTER MEIDEN is Professor of Romance Languages at the Ohio State University. He took his first degree at the University of Michigan, and received an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Ohio State university. His experience as a teacher includes a wartime assignment to the united States Naval Academy, 1943-1946, where he instructed in French, Spanish, and German.


Chess Master v. Chess Amateur