Lessons with a Grandmaster

Lessons with a Grandmaster

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Jun 20, 2011, 4:04 PM |

Lessons with a Grandmaster: Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko

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Suppose you happen to be a club chess player who may have received the chance to have a discussion in greater detail together with a popular grandmaster. How do you take full advantage of this particular possibility?

Club players are not aware of the actual subtleties which one can find inside grandmaster chess. Excellent players can certainly analyse chess on a degree that may be unfathomable to enthusiasts. Nevertheless, having attained this kind of top level causes it to be hard to realize what is actually lacking within the mind from the amateur.

Lessons with a Grandmaster links this particular space between grandmaster and beginner by way of a group of chats between teacher, the distinguished Grandmaster Boris Gulko, and pupil Dr. Joel R. Sneed, a professor of psychology as well as beginner chess player. The teachings derive from Gulko’s very own fights versus many other grandmasters, and there is specific concentration on strategy, tactics along with the function of psychology in chess levels of competition.
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About the writer
Boris Gulko is among the most recognized grandmasters within the chess world. He’s a previous Soviet Champion as well as has additionally won the United states Championship twice since his immigration in 1986, making him really the only chess player ever to acquire held both the American and Soviet championship titles.

Review of Lessons with a Grandmaster:

I was looking for something new to read, and while checking the titles at my online book store, I saw only the title of the book, no picture or author name... Immediately I was drawn to the title and went ahead and clicked. I was pretty impressed to see a book from Boris Gulko. Given the title, I was quick to judge the book as something more for the U2000 category list of players. Luckily, I was able to get a copy of this book, and I was really impressed by format and lessons in the book. The lessons are not structured by topic, but by game, however dont be disappointed.  This is certainly an excellent book because you will find very few players that possess the knowledge and experiences that Gulko possess. I would buy this book just to read the comments made by him. It's rare to find instruction from a GM, its even rarer, to find some one with Gulkos particular knowledge. I highly recommend this book, and would not be surprised if it is later this year regarded as one of the best of the year.

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