Von Vassilios Kotronias
349 Seiten, kartoniert, 1. Auflage 2011
The Grandmaster Battle Manual explains how to be a more competitive chess player. Chess grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias has been a professional player for two decades and now he explains the secrets of his success. As a writer, Kotronias has the skill to explain in words what other top players can only express in long lists of chess moves. Improve your chess with a grandmaster guide.
Vassilios Kotronias is a chess grandmaster and 9-time Greek Champion. He is a key member of the Greek team as both a player and coach. On the international tournament circuit he is a feared competitor who is particularly noted for his profound opening preparation.
"The book consists of a large number of games, mostly analyzed in considerable detail ... nearly all of these annotations are a pleasure to read, particularly as there is a keen eye for aesthetics throughout the book."
"Above all, The Grandmaster Battle Manual is packed with Kotronias' personal experience, discussed with refreshing honesty. Amongst many subjects, he shares ideas on how to deal with setbacks, the best way to handle weaker opposition, and how to cope with a crucial last round game."
GM Luke McShane, New In Chess