Understanding Chess Middlegames – John Nunn games (where available) labelled by section from John Nunn’s book, “Understanding Chess Middlegames” . ‘Understanding Chess Middlegames’ by John Nunn. Yusupov vs Nunn, ( E60) King’s Indian Defense, 21 moves, 1//2. Game A Giri vs Karjakin. Understanding Chess Middlegames has 47 ratings and 1 review. Nick said: Until I actually attain any semblance of basic skill in chess and until I’m able.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 13, 1. Paperbackpages. I will look into this book.

Jason rated it it was amazing Dec 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Instead he states that you should look at the whole board as one interconnected and fluid thing, and that you should plan your moves nunh.

Positional play is described in terms of the major structural issues, and how the pieces work around and with the pawns.

Understanding Chess Middlegames (Nunn)

Following on from his understandlng Understanding Chess Endgames, John Nunn turns his attention to the middlegame – the phase of the chess battle where most games midlegames decided, yet the one that has received the least systematic tr The three-times World Chess Solving Champion distils the most useful middlegame concepts and knowledge into lessons that everyone can understand.

I have the book, and it’s very good, but not for lazy people! Dr John Nunn is one of the best-respected figures in world chess. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


Dan Rera rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Mar 13, 5. Books by John Nunn. In the case of attacking play, we are shown how to decide where to attack, and the specific methods that can be used to pursue the enemy king. Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Each lesson features two inspiring examples from modern chess, annotated honestly and with a keen focus on the main instructive points.

John Nunn’s “Understanding Chess Middlegames”

Capture The Flag Chess eryxc 42 min ago. I will put a lot of effort to understand and assimilate all the material in this book. Guy’s the best; it’s this simple. Open Preview See a Problem? Mar 13, 3.

Readers will never be short of a plan, whatever type of position arises. Excuse me I posted in the wrong section. Be the first to ask a question about Understanding Chess Middlegames.

Surely you can only benefit from this when you sit at the board and play your own games. Bart rated it liked it Mar 25, Mar 13, 6. Mark Shipman rated it liked it Feb 15, And I would pick up the book, glance a particular topic, and then put the book down again. Both sides’ ideas are emphasized, kohn we get a clear picture of the ways to disrupt typical plans as well as how to form them. Download a pdf file with a sample from the book.


Understanding Chess Middlegames

Association of Chess Professionals Book of the Year In the case of attacking play, we are shown how to decide where to attack, and the specific methods that can be used to pursue the enemy king. Angel Honeypie rated it liked it Apr 08, The writing is brilliant, and the explanations clear.

Forums General Chess Discussion K4rbon. Once I’ve finished this I’ll be revisiting the endgame book using the same method mentioned above.

Readers will never be short of a plan, whatever type of position arises.

Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn

I’ve got both the endgame and middlegame books, and I’d like to echo the comment about understandiing at it. Post your best miniatures here SlowPlayersAvoid 1 hr ago.

And I’m quite sure I haven’t got all I can out of them, so the Nunn would just be intellectual wanking for me. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jun 22, 8. Nunn explains how to assess when certain pieces are better than others, and how we can make use of this understanding at the board.

I bought the endgame book first and dipped in and out of it. Steve Worsley rated it it was amazing Sep 24,

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