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Mastering the Chess Openings volume 4 John Watson Final volume of a highly-acclaimed series
Helps chess-players achieve a more holistic view of the openings
A permanent basis for playing openings of any type
About the Publisher: Gambit Publications is passionate about creating innovative and instructive chess books, suitable for all standards of player. Thanks to a renowned editorial team of masters and grandmasters, Gambit now has over 180 chess titles in print, and half a million Gambit chess books have been sold. Our books for beginners and club-level players use effective training techniques to make improving easy and fun.
This final volume draws together many themes in a wide-ranging discussion of general opening topics. By looking at familiar situations from new angles, Watson helps us greatly increase our understanding of them. In the process, he covers a wide variety of opening structures and variations not seen in the earlier volumes and presents a great wealth of original analysis. In the final two chapters, Watson presents his views on the importance of opening study and explains how players should best prepare and choose their openings for the level at which they play. He looks at the future of chess openings and explains which skills will be most important as chess evolves in the forthcoming decades.
Comparative Titles: Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy (Watson), ISBN 978-1-901983-07-4 Mastering the Chess Openings volume 1 (Watson), ISBN 978-1-904600-60-2
About the Author:International Master John Watson is one of the worlds most respected writers on chess. In 1999, his Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy won Chess Book of the Year awards in the USA and the UK. He reviews chess books for The Week in Chess and hosts a weekly radio show on the Internet Chess Club. As a trainer, he has worked with many talented pupils, including Tal Shaked and Hikaru Nakamura.
Publication Date: MAY 2010 978-1-906454-19-7 * 336 pp * 6.8 x 9.8 * $29.95 pb ($35.95 Canada) DISTRIBUTED IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA BY PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION. TO ORDER CONTACT YOUR PERSEUS SALES REPRESENTATIVE ON TEL 800-343-4499, FAX 800-351-5073 OR E-MAIL email@example.com