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John Emms

Full Name: John Emms
Number of Works: 43
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ISBN: 1857442490, 9781857442496
Keywords: sicilian, starting
Pages: 176
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1857442679, 9781857442670
Keywords: attacking
Pages: 169
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1857443942, 9781857443943
Keywords: attack, indian, king, starting
Pages: 224
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1857443632, 9781857443639
Keywords: indian, queen, starting
Pages: 176
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the Queen's Indian.The Queen's Indian is one of Black's most dependable and respected defenses to the queen's pawn opening. It's an established favorite among world-class Grandmasters such as Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand, Michael Adams and Judit Polgar, not to mention Anatoly Karpov, who has been a loyal Queen's Indian supporter and theory developer for over three decades. Using a hypermodern approach, and endeavors to control this key area with pieces rather than using the classical method with pawns. This procedure leads to rich and comple
ISBN: 190198334X, 9781901983340
Keywords: book, puzzle, chess, ultimate
Pages: 239
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1901259021, 9781901259025
Keywords: scandinavian
Pages: 144
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 40%
ISBN: 1904600948, 9781904600947
Keywords: endings, rook, guide, survival
Pages: 160
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

For all chess-players - from beginners to grandmasters, and whatever their style of play - one thing is certain: rook endings will arise in a great many of their games. Yet it is precisely in this area of the game that many players give away hard-earned points, either through lack of knowledge or inadequate understanding. Previous books on the subject have been extremely technical and theoretical, and therefore of little use to the practical player. This one is different. John Emms provides the essential specific knowledge, and explains the key concepts, that will enable readers to find t
ISBN: 1857443594, 9781857443592
Keywords: endgames, piece, minor, starting
Pages: 208
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

<div>In this easy-to-read guide, Grandmaster and renowned endgames expert John Emms concentrates on the absolute fundamentals of minor piece endings and slowly but surely arms readers with the essential knowledge and confidence to move onto slightly trickier positions. As is normal with the Starting Out series, there are an abundance of notes, tips, and warnings throughout the book to help improving players.</div>