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  • The Complete Book of Chess StaretgyContentsINTRODUCTIONSYMBOL LEGENDCHESS NOTATIONPart One - The OpeningBASIC OPENING STRATEGYCASTLINGDEVELOPMENTFIANCHETTOOPENING SYSTEMSAlbin Counter GambitAlekhine's DefenseBenko GambitBogo-Indian DefenseBoring Opening (Reversed London System)Botvinnik FormationBudapest GambitCaro-Kann DefenseCenter-Counter DefenseColle OpeningCzech BenoniDutch DefenseEnglish OpeningFour Knights OpeningFrench DefenseGiuoco PianoGrobGrunfeld DefenseHedgehog FormationKing's GambitKing's Indian AttackKing's Indian DefenseLarsen's OpeningModern Benoni DefenseNimzo-Indian DefenseOrangutanPetroff DefensePirc DefenseQueen's Gambit, Chigorin SystemQueen's Gambit AcceptedQueen's Gambit DeclinedQGD, Capablanca's Freeing ManeuverQGD, Tarrasch DefenseQueen's Indian DefenseReti OpeningRuy LopezScotch OpeningSemi-Slav DefenseSicilian DefenseSlav DefenseStonewall AttackTorre AttackTrompowski OpeningTwo Knights DefenseVeresov Opening

    PREPARATIONREVERSED OPENINGSOPENING QUIZZES

    Part Two - The Middle-GameATTACK AGAINST THE ENEMY KINGCastling on Opposite SidesCastling on the Same SideClassic Bishop SacrificeCombinationCombination ThemesClearance SacrificeDecoyDeflectionDouble AttackForkPins and SkewersWindmillX-RaysZwischenzug

    King in the CenterKingside Focal PointsAttack Against h7Attack Against g7Attack Against f7Attack Against g6Attack Against Dark-Squared Complex on f6, g7, and h6

    Mating NetMating PatternsAnastasia's MateBack Rank MateBlackburne's MateBoden's MateDamiano's MateGreco's MateLegal's MateMorphy's MateMorphy's Concealed MatePillsbury's MateReti's MateRook, Knight and Pawn MateSmothered MateTwo Minor Piece Mate

    SacrificeTactical VisionBLOCKADECANDIDATE MOVES AND IMBALANCES CENTRALIZATIONCLOSED AND OPEN POSITIONSCOMPENSATIONCOUNTERPLAYDEFENSIVE STRATEGYENTOMBED PIECESINITIATIVEMATERIAL ADVANTAGEMINORITY ATTACKMINOR PIECESBattle of the Minor PiecesLaws of BishopsLaws of KnightsTwo BishopsTwo Knights

    MYSTERIOUS ROOK MOVESOPEN FILESAlekhine's Gun/TriplingDoubled RooksNo Entrance!Opening a FileThe Trading FileWho Owns the File?

    OVERPROTECTIONPAWN CENTERPAWN CHAINPAWN STRUCTUREBackward PawnsDoubled PawnsIsolated PawnsIsolated Pawn CoupleHanging PawnsStrategy (White)Strategy (Black)

    Hanging squares

    Passed PawnsPawn IslandsTripled Pawns

    PAWN TENSIONPERPETUAL CHECKPIECE ACTIVITYPLANPRINCIPLE OF TWO WEAKNESSESPROPHYLAXISQUEENSIDE PAWN MAJORITYQueenside Majority Versus Kingside MajorityQueenside Majority Versus Central Majority

    RESTRICTIONSPACESQUARESSTATIC VERSUS DYNAMIC ADVANTAGESSUPPORT POINTSTRADING PIECESTRAPSMIDDLEGAME QUIZZES

    Part Three- The End-GameBISHOP AND WRONG ROOK PAWNCAT AND MOUSEEXCHANGINGMINOR PIECES IN THE ENDGAMEPASSED PAWNS IN THE ENDGAMEPassed Pawns in a Queen EndgamePawn Majority and Outside Passed PawnPromotion and Underpromotion

    QUEEN AND MINOR PIECE FIGHTSSTALEMATEUSING THE KINGKing and Pawn verses KingOppositionSaving Pawn MovesSquare of the PawnTriangulation

    USING THE ROOKSActive RookLucena PositionPhilidor PositionRooks Behind Passed PawnsShort and Long Side of the BoardTwo Hogs on the Seventh

    ENDGAME QUIZZES

    Part Four - Practical MattersBLUNDERDRAW OFFERPOINT COUNTPSYCHOLOGYTIME PRESSUREQUIZZES ON PRACTICAL MATTERS

    ANSWERS TO QUIZZES