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On the Origin of Good Moves

The way a beginner becomes a strong chess player is much like the progress of the chess game. This popular idea is why many renowned chess instructors, such as former world champions Garry Kasparov and Max Euwe, emphasize the importance of studying chess history.

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The way a beginner develops into a strong chess player closely resembles the progress of the game of chess itself. This popular idea is the reason why many renowned chess instructors such as former World Champions Garry Kasparov and Max Euwe, emphasize the importance of studying the history of chess.

Willy Hendriks agrees that there is much to be learned from the pioneers of our game. He challenges, however, the conventional view on what the stages in the advancement of chess actually have been. Among the various articles of faith that Hendriks questions is Wilhelm Steinitz's reputation as the discoverer of the laws of positional chess.

In The Origin of Good Moves Hendriks undertakes a groundbreaking investigative journey into the history of chess. He explains what actually happened, creates fresh perspectives, finds new heroes, and reveals the real driving force behind improvement in chess: evolution.

This thought-provoking book is full of beautiful and instructive new material material from the old days. With plenty of exercises, the reader is invited to put themselves in the shoes of the old masters. Never before has the study of chess history been so entertaining and rewarding.

International Master It 's Willy Hendriks (1966) has been working as a chess trainer for over 25 years. His acclaimed bestseller Move first, think later won the English Chess Federation Book of the Year Award.

Product Details
NC-4884

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Product Type
Paper
Language
English
Theme
Training
Level
Club
Author
Willy Hendriks
No. Pages
432
Year published
2020
Measurements
17 x 23,5 cm
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