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