In my opinion Hans Kmoch’s Pawn Power In Chess is an immortal classic of the chess literature, and every serious chess player would do well. Pawn Power in Chess has 89 ratings and 6 reviews. Gary said: This book gives great insight into the strategies one should employ based on the type of paw. Chess. Profoundly original discussion of pawn play isolates its elements and Hans Kmoch played with distinction in several international.

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Thomas Hanawalt rated it it chss amazing Jan 11, It does take dedication and perseverance to get through it what paqn chess book doesn’tbut the results are well worth it. Byebyebadman rated it really liked it Feb 02, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In chess concepts are way more important than memorization.

Full of insights, particularly once he gets to pawns and pieces, but organized too theoretically to be practically useful. Set up a giveaway. It is easy to understand without too many variations to dig through. Nevertheless, any reasonably serious chess player should be capable of easily learning descriptive notation.


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Pawn Power in Chess

Thematic tactics are also shown in certain structures, and the addition of illustrative games shows how the principles take shape in actual games. This book will help u in openingmiddle game and end game.

Bauchui rated it poder was amazing Jul 27, If you are serious about improving your game this book will help. Very good coverage of Kings Indian and Benoni formations. Know what a pawn lever and pawn ram are?

See all 33 reviews. For this reason I really enjoyed Silman’s Endgame Course. The Power of Pawns: I’m also thinking of buying one of these two books.

Email Required, but never hcess. The only negative is that he first creats his own vocabulary for you to follow. Overall, as competition with other works increases, I find it harder and harder to recommend this book. Chess Structure Fundamentals for Post-beginners. Charles rated it really liked it Oct 12, Its focus on the pawn structure in the game of chess, or more generally, the creative and asymetric aspects that often determine the outcome of war against apparent odds, makes it a must read.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. There is a lot of information contained in this book, so I will have to read it again at some point in the future. Buy the piwer items together This item: Want to Plwer saving….

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Pawn Power in Chess by Hans Kmoch

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If you are serious about improving your game this book will help.