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Sample pages pdf Ivan Sokolov’s understanding of middlegame play is based around a number of essential pawn structures which he chses in this groundbreaking book.

The title suggests that the book is about pawn structures and the middlegame plans that are optimal. In each game he tries to systematize and explain the plans used and incorporate the ideas of the opening in question into the ensuing pawn structure.

An Essential Guide to Pawn Structures. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Does it mean something like ‘How to win chess middlegames’ or rather, ‘A book about chess middle games that are winning for whichever side? Amazon Sookolov allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Not only does he bring in “book” differences leading up to various pawn structures, but then carries them forward with not only actual FULL games, but countless encyclopedic mifdlegames from numerous other games focusing on each “crucial” move that changes the games balance to a win or loss. It is very dense with variations and contains a lot of in-depth analysis. Please select next action Go back or Go to wish list. The author presents an overview of his Life iva Chess, full of Would you winninf to tell us about a lower price?


Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. In his well known style, Sokolov focuses Read more Read less. Given the positional title and structural focus, we might be tempted to think this is not a tactical book.

Winning chess middlegames

Thaddeus rated it really liked it Feb 06, Sokolov did a great job on this one with a most difficult subject. So you’ll understand, most examples of doubled pawns focus on doubled c-pawns, while the examples of isolated pawns are mostly about middlgeames isolated d-pawn. November 13, Sold by: Instead of being a primer on typical pawn structures, it’s a book of annotated games — sokloov substantial percentage of which are the author’s own. White keeps the rooks on in order to target the weak isolated pawn on d5.

Lists with This Book. How a Grandmaster Finds his Moves. Nakamura Beats Navara 3. Let me say once middlgeames that I do like Winning Chess Middlegames and I recommend it to anyone interested in Nimzo-Indian and Queen’s Gambit pawn structures – which should be pretty much everyone interested dokolov chess, of course.


Set up a giveaway. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This theme occurs over and over in this fine book. Instead of being a primer on typical pawn structures, it’s a book of annotated games — winming substantial percentage of which are the author’s own.

Study of this important book will enhance y Ivan Sokolov, a world famous Grandmaster, has written a lucid guide on how to win chess middlegames by addressing an almost universally ignored but extremely important topic: Ever wondered why grandmasters take only seconds to see what’s really going on in a chess position?

Doubled Pawns 12 structures 2. Finally this modern classic is back in print!

Winning Chess Middlegames : Ivan Sokolov :

He was Yugoslav champion in and Dutch champion in and The analysis here is not ifan as difficult as a Kasparov or Dvoretsky! Invaluable tools for any player.

Highly recommended, one of the best for all phases of the game. This guy’s mind is nothing short of astonishing and it is obvious that he didn’t chesw throw a bunch of Chessbase references against the wall– many of the examples are from his own games, and the historic diagrams fit precisely into the middlegame point.