Gelfand, Boris: Technical Decision Making in Chess (PB) (HB)

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In Technical Decision Making in Chess former World Championship Challenger Boris Gelfand discusses his path to decision making in endgames and positions where one side possesses a structural or material advantage. This investigation into a top Grandmaster’s technical understanding will illuminate difficult parts of the game that many players find elusive. Concepts like the “Zone of one mistake” are certain to be a revelation to many.

Grandmaster Boris Gelfand has been an elite player for over 30 years, winning the World Cup, Olympiad Gold, the Candidates and many other top tournaments.

004 Key to Symbols used & Bibliography

005 Publisher’s Foreword

007 Introduction

013 1) Akiba Showing the Way

029 2) Turning Points

059 3) Passive or Active Defence?

077 4) A Bad Plan is Better than No Plan

095 5) Long Games with Increment

127 6) When is the Right Time to Run?

159 7) Choosing the Right Transformations

181 8) Karjakin

197 9) Stalemate

235 10) Stalemated

265 11) The Relevance of Endgame Studies

279 12) Geometry

299 13) Endings with Opposite Coloured Bishops

318 Name Index

320 Game Index

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