Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess

Dynamic Pawn Play in ChessThis book tackles fundamental questions such as: ‘How should pawns be used to fight for the centre?’ and ‘How does the central pawn formation affect planning for both sides?’ These issues are central to understanding chess. Marovic discusses central pawn-structures and their impact on play both in the centre and on the wings. He begins by surveying how the pawn’s role in controlling the centre has been developed over the last 150 years, and how this has led to the refinement of concepts such as …

Understanding Pawn Play in Chess

Understanding Pawn Play in Chess“The book would be an ideal study companion for an improving beginner or an average club play who wants to improve his/her handling of pawn structures” – Alan Sutton, En Passant Chess owes its extraordinary depth to pawns. These humble pieces can take on many roles in the chess struggle. They can be blockers, battering-rams, self-sacrificing heroes, and can even be promoted to the ranks of royalty. On the other hand, if mishandled, they can be weak and provide targets for enemy attack. In this b…

Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess by Drazen Marovic (2001-10-01)

Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess by Drazen Marovic (2001-10-01)“The book would be an ideal study companion for an improving beginner or an average club play who wants to improve his/her handling of pawn structures” – Alan Sutton, En Passant Chess owes its extraordinary depth to pawns. These humble pieces can take on many roles in the chess struggle. They can be blockers, battering-rams, self-sacrificing heroes, and can even be promoted to the ranks of royalty. On the other hand, if mishandled, they can be weak and provide targets for enemy attack. In this b…

Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess Paperback August 1, 2001

Dynamic Pawn Play in Chess Paperback August 1, 2001“The book would be an ideal study companion for an improving beginner or an average club play who wants to improve his/her handling of pawn structures” – Alan Sutton, En Passant Chess owes its extraordinary depth to pawns. These humble pieces can take on many roles in the chess struggle. They can be blockers, battering-rams, self-sacrificing heroes, and can even be promoted to the ranks of royalty. On the other hand, if mishandled, they can be weak and provide targets for enemy attack. In this b…

The Complete Kalashnikov

The Complete KalashnikovIf you are looking for a deadly weapon against 1.e4, the Kalashnikov Sicilian could well be your best choice!

The Kalashnikov is a special opening were theoretical knowledge plays an important role. It’s in 1834 that the French champion Labourdonnais played 4…e5 for the first time. But the Kalashnikov is a decidedly modern opening.

That’s why the opening only started gaining in popularity in the late 1980’s, in particular thanks to the famous Russian grandmaster Evgeny Sveshnikov. Ever since…