In The Giants of Power Play, Neil McDonald selects five players who have excelled in the field of ‘power play’ the art of putting opponents under constant pressure.
The methods of doing so are numerous, including gaining rapid development in return for material to build up an initiative, preparing powerful opening ideas in advance, or even developing completely new opening systems.
McDonald examines the contributions made by each player, their differences in approach and style, and from Morphy to Topalov, how they followed in each other’s footsteps. There also games from Alekhine, Bronstein and Geller. A study of this book will help you to enhance your skills in one of the most crucial elements of the game. An entertaining and instructive guide to power play Learn from the greats of the game Discover how famous chess minds work.
Softback, 240 pages. 152 x 229 x 15mm, 385g.