Understanding chess middlegames by john nunn

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin , Hardcover 3. Dr John Nunn is one of the best-respected figures in world chess. Both sides' ideas are emphasized, so we get a clear picture of the ways to disrupt typical plans as well as how to form them.

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The middlegame book is equally well written, and aims to break the notion that the middlegame should be played by employing rules of thumb that we would have picked up during our chess careers.

I've recently taken a break from chess, and Nunn's middlegame book has rekindled my interest completely. Jan 19, With the outstanding clarity for which he is famous, Nunn breaks down complex problems into bite-sized pieces. Sep 29, Nick Craske rated it it was amazing. Excuse me I posted in the wrong section.

Understanding Chess Middlegames - John Nunn

It's not a great book for casual skimming, but you can learn a lot if you put in the work. Andrew Gripp rated it liked it Mar 07, RathminesRampager 18 min ago. Until I actually attain any semblance of basic skill in chess and until I'm able to discern a one star chess guide from a five star one I'm going to assign them all five undertanding. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

John Nunn's "Understanding Chess Middlegames"

Bulldog Chess with Hunter rychessmaster1 - vickalan rychessmaster1 25 min ago. Those are all high-intermediate books to begin with, though.

Mar 13, 4. Mark all topics as READ. Rafael Fernandez rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Open Preview See a Problem?

Finally I had to face the fact that this wasn't a book for casual browsing--at least not at my level. You may also like. Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Nunn explains how to assess when certain middlegmaes are better than others, and how we can make use of this understanding at the board. I've got both the endgame and middlegame books, and I'd like to echo the comment about working at it.

Leonard Meyer rated it liked it Nov 11, Whilst I think Nunn's writing is superb, I don't think I got the full value from it, due to my approach. I am a lazy person!

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Positional play is described in terms of the major structural issues, and how the pieces work around and with the pawns. This book represents an investment in your chess.

I will look into this book. Jun 22, 9.

Post your best miniatures here Ziryab 26 min ago. Led Zeppelin by Led ZeppelinHardcover 3. Show More Show Less. Caedrel 9 min ago. I looked into the book and decided it's a bit over gy level.