Jacob Aagaard – Excelling at Chess Calculation, Capitalizing on Tactical Chances () pdf – Download as PDF File .pdf) or view presentation. The right of Jacob Aagaard to be identified as the author of this work has been as – . concentrate on the endgame, prophylaxis, calculation and more general. The standard back cover hype reads, “The art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you.

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Tomasz Chessthinker If we are talking shipment at the same time, then yes, we would not charge shipping and we would send out five at the price of four.

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I own the series of books that Mr. I find chess fun anyway! This site uses cookies: The quick answer is no.

I don’t believe that Aagard’s arguments against me are very difficult to refute; but I do think that by this means I can address many of the questions Excellijg get about my book. Actually, I strongly recommend it.

Excelling at Chess Calculation: Capitalizing on Tactical Chances

September 9th, at Aagard disagrees strenuously with my comments. Thanks for your great description, Jacob! When will be available an excerpt? Excelling at Chess Calculation: Ilya is a fantastic player and interesting personality, but of course he is not a natural writer, so a bit of assistance has hopefully made the book more accessible.


Jacob Aagaard How about the excerpt? Chatur rated it it was amazing Oct 28, But with an open mind, Aagard might have noticed the main thing: Here are some examples of what typically happens after Nc3 and Nf3xd4 are in: Instead, they are more open-minded, looking concretely at the actual position and seeing for themselves whether such a pawn move ‘makes life easier for the attacker’, or whether it has various advantages that make it worth playing. Want to Read saving….

Donald is currently reading it Feb 27, Chafik marked it as to-read Jun 18, I will not engage with this sort of rudeness. May 17th, at Well, I wouldn’t call this a rule, but the comment is a red herring anyway, because for obvious reasons my book doesn’t take issue with the validity of factoring in material gain.

Excelling at Chess Calculation: Capitalizing on Tactical Chances by Jacob Aagaard

Similarly, Aagard tries to undercut my argument about the rules regarding bishops and knights in open and closed positions. It is very impressive and I am glad I could buy these books in the nearest time! He says for example: Shahnaz marked it as to-read Dec 13, And please read Thinking Inside the Box when it comes out.

So, call it a blend of calculation and positional play if you like, but know that in strategy you can at times do poor seemingly positional decisions now to get a great positional advantage five moves down the line.


He is right but this does only underline the validity of the rule. Attacking Manual 1 works well together with Attack and Defence. Young rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Let’s take a closer look. I would say that players under would gain a lot of benefit from this book, while 1 in 3 players between and might learn something new going through the planned exercises.

I can tell that my thought process is changing and chess is getting simpler. He opined that for anyone below IM strength, IF they pay close attention and IF they are willing to think and IF they are willing to seriously attempt the exercises at the end of the book, then he thinks their play will improve.

BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 11, Where positional exercises are based on positional improvement in the present, strategy is long term positional improvement. Gilchrist is a Legend When it is sent to the printer — as always.