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KING"S GAMBIT

A SON, A FATHER, AND THE WORLD"S MOST DANGEROUS GAME

by Paul Hoffman

  • 249 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Chess - General,
  • Humorous,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Fiction / Humorous

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8367904M
    ISBN 101401300979
    ISBN 109781401300975
    OCLC/WorldCa122715320

    : kings gambit. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. All Go Search Today's Deals Vouchers AmazonBasics Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases. I noticed on Amazon this evening that he has a book on the Kings Gambit scheduled for publication by New In Chess on 31 December Looks to be the same as the one he self published judging by the title. Hopefully this is a genuine release and not some out of date duffer page!

    Listen to Relativity Complex Pt. 1 by King's Gambit #np on #SoundCloud. Listen to Relativity Complex Pt. 1 by King's Gambit #np on #SoundCloud. King's Gambit shared an event. January 28 at AM Last show for a quick minute. Don't miss it! SAT, FEB 1. King's Gambit, Indomitable, A Taste of ers: This line doesn't refute the gambit but does give Black much easier game. The book on King's gambit form John Shaw is a must if you play e5, in my humble opinion. Just search for it on Amazon and you will find it – AlwaysLearningNewStuff Sep 26 '14 at

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KING"S GAMBIT by Paul Hoffman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Simply an amazing book. Far and away the greatest King's Gambit book ever, and perhaps the greatest book ever written on a single opening. It is pages long ( + indexes). But I'm sure Grandmaster Shaw could easily have gotten to pages.

Believe it or not, he had to exercise considerable editorial discretion to keep it down to ONLY /5(49). As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness.

KINGS GAMBIT book King's Gambit, he interweaves a gripping overview of the history KINGS GAMBIT book the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story of his own attempt to get his game back up to master level--without losing his mind/5(30).

I haven't read the book suggested by rigamagician but Neil McDonald is a great author. I have read atleast 3 of his books, one of which was how to play against 1. e4 with the French.

GREAT book!. I think I'm going to give Neil's Kings Gambit book a try myslef:). In this book we will demand evidence of 2.f4’s infeasibility. And at least Berliner appreciates that 2.f4 is the logical move.

Others have been less kind in their opinions. “The King’s Gambit is busted. It loses by force.” Bobby Fischer, I once asked English GM Mark Hebden, who played the King’s Gambit for many years, what the most.

The King's Gambit is a bit noir-ish; there is first person detective Decius (in this case reminiscing about the past), a femme fatale (actually two), lots of tough talking thugs, at least three murders, and a piece of jewelry (a "Roman falcon") on/5. This book is key to the King’s Gambit and the best book which was ever written on this opening and probably will ever be written.

Some say it’s hard to tell the truth in chess when it comes to openings, but I’ve got the feeling that this book comes extremely. King’s Gambit. The King’s Gambit is one of the oldest openings in chess and for good reason.

The possibilities the opening presents have intrigued the greatest chess minds for years including greats such as Spassky, Tal, and Fischer. White, on the second move challenges black’s center and begins an attack at the black kingside.

the king s gambit Download the king s gambit or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the king s gambit book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Fischer Defense to the King's Gambit is a chess opening variation that begins with the moves.

e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 d6. Although 3 d6 was previously known, it did not become a major variation until Fischer advocated it in a famous article in the first issue of the American Chess Quarterly.

In the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, the Fischer Defense is given the code CNamed after: Bobby Fischer. Yes, I think it is. The opening basically gets you into a tactical mess every game.

You will become exposed to unusual positions and many different tactical motifs. That experience will benefit you greatly later. The strategic objectives are very. The Kings Gambit is a masterpiece despite the points raised and deserves to be." Sean Marsh: "Summing up, John Shaw has taken an ancient and currently unpopular opening and produced an entertaining and instructive volume clocking in at a little under pages.

: The King's Gambit () by John Shaw and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(17). The King's Gambit is one of the most ancient openings and an opening which leads to a sharp struggle from the very first moves.

Whereas in the Ruy Lopez White lays siege to Black's-pawn on e5 slowly, over a large number of moves, in the King's Gambit While begins to storm Black's central pawn right away with his second move, without regard for the resultant weaknesses or for the forced.

The King’s Gambit is a complex opening. It’s no longer a romantic pawn sacrifice with which the player with white tries to prove superiority over the board. The King's Gambit is a sharp attack against the king side of black. White gives up a pawn to start the game in exchange for a lead in development.

Black. I read "The King's Gambit" long ago, when it was titled merely S.P.Q.R. I adored it then and I still enjoy it now. (I have both my orignal copy - falling to bits - and the new edition.) I don't know if Mr. Roberts had intended to do a series but - Vivat Decius Caecilius Metelius the Younger!5/5(5).

Shaw offers a book on a topic that he is passionate about, well researched and delivered with humor and in a way that feels like is speaking to you directly. I have played the King's Gambit as white and play Bc4 and ; many of the lines that Shaw recommend plays Nc3 and g3 which are new KG ideas for me/5.

The King's Gambit is a lighthearted fantasy romance novel with magic, mystery, adventure, and palace intrigue. Book two of the Hend and Yurt series. For mature : Odessa Lynne. Simply an amazing book. Far and away the greatest King's Gambit book ever, and perhaps the greatest book ever written on a single opening.

It is pages long ( + indexes). But I'm sure Grandmaster Shaw could easily have gotten to pages. Believe it or not, he had to exercise considerable editorial discretion to keep it down to ONLY /5(45). Apr Check It Out: Thanks to the link to Scott Thomson, I came upon this game which, though lost by, is a testament to both his and 's formidable chess skills: S Thomson vs S Hosea, Apr Interbond: Do you really need to be so rude.

This is a discussion forum about King's Gambit. This Kings Gambit Playbook is a step by step basic guide to your easy repertoire for White.

The bold King's Gambit has fascinated tactical chess players from every generation. Attack and win! You offer material in a gambit to gain big advantages against the normal moves of your opponent. A gambit increases the excitement and risk for both players.Having Fun with the King's Gambit by Johannes Fischer I like it!

| 0 Comments. 6/11/ – Ah, the King's Gambit! The book was to do with the best games of chess ever played, and there inside that book was the famous Immortal Game, Anderssen vs Kieseritzy, The game was completely unsound but still left a strong 'artistic' impression.

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