Understanding Pawn Play in Chess by Drazen Marovic

By Drazen Marovic

"The booklet will be an excellent learn spouse for an bettering newbie or a typical membership play who desires to enhance his/her dealing with of pawn buildings" - Alan Sutton, En Passant

Chess owes its notable intensity to pawns. those humble items can tackle many jobs within the chess fight. they are often blockers, battering-rams, self-sacrificing heroes, and will also be promoted to the ranks of royalty. nevertheless, if mishandled, they are often vulnerable and supply objectives for enemy assault. during this e-book, skilled grandmaster and coach Drazen Marovic elucidates the pawn's multi-faceted nature. via investigating top of the range video games from grandmaster perform, he presents the reader with an armoury of pawn-play thoughts that may support her or him to make the proper decisions on the board.

"Understanding Pawn Play in Chess, which beneficial properties some of the best creation values commonplace of Gambit book books, may be urged with no reservation to all gamers among 1800-2200 or even these as much as 2400 will locate a lot of curiosity. " - John Donaldson, US workforce Captain

Drazen Marovic is a grandmaster from Croatia, who has gained medals as either participant and coach for numerous nationwide groups. His scholars contain Bojan Kurajica, global Under-20 Champion in 1965, and Al-Modiahki of Qatar, the 1st Arabian grandmaster.

"His writing is instructive, in response to an outstanding number of video games to emphasize his issues" - GM Lubosh Kavalek, Washington Post

"GM Marovic makes use of all his event as a GM and coach to stipulate applicable thoughts linked to particular pawn buildings: remoted pawns (specifically IQP), remoted pawn undefined, putting pawns, handed, doubled and backward pawns, pawn chains and pawn islands. This technique ... has in fact been tried prior to, yet no longer, that i've got noticeable, with such readability as during this e-book" Jonathan Tait, BCCA

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