Are you struggling with your chess development? While you spend hours and hours improving, your rating stagnates? You spend a lot of money on chess books and DVDs, but you feel no real improvement at all? Don't worry, this book could represent a big change!
Years of coaching experience, as well as independent research, have allowed the author to identify key skills that will enhance the progress of almost any qualified player between 1600 and 2500. Becoming a strong chess thinker is not only reserved exclusively for elite players, but actually constitutes the cornerstone of chess training, being no less important than memorizing opening theory, acquiring knowledge of middlegame or practicing endgames.
By studying this book, you will be able to:
- Learning to universally deal with any position you may encounter in your games, even if you see it for the first time in your life,
- To have the opportunity to solve 90 unique exercises, hand-selected, with many annotations and a peculiar organization for the optimal learning effect of readers,
- Get access to over 300 pages of original thoughts and advice from grandmasters, leaving you amazed and hungry for more later!
Wojciech Moranda (1988), Grandmaster since 2009, rated by FIDE > 2600 in standard / fast / blitz. Player TOP 7 of Poland (February 2020) and FIDE TOP 100 in Rapid (2018). Member of the best teams in the German (Schachfreunde Berlin), Belgian (Cercle d'Échecs Fontainois) and Swedish (Visby Schackklubb) leagues. Captain of the third best Polish team (Wieża Pęgów) and the PRO Chess League team, The New York Marshalls.
Professional chess coach, running his own chess school "Grandmaster Academy" based in Wroclaw (Poland), while training students all over the world, from California to Sydney. Her other notable coaching experiences include working with the National Youth Chess Academy of the Polish Chess Federation (since 2012) and the Poland Women's National Chess Team (2013). In his work as a coach, Wojciech places special emphasis on improving his students' thought process and impeccable opening preparation.