Two Books About Chess Improvement “Guide to Good Chess” by C.J.S. Purdy, Thinkers’ Press, English Algebraic Notation, Paperback, pp., $ 17 Nov As I like to tell anyone who will listen, CJS Purdy is the best chess writer you’ve never You said it perfectly: Purdy’s Guide to Good Chess is pure wisdom. 9 Oct Guide to Good Chess has 13 ratings and 1 review. Eric said: Aimed at the beginner sub player, and manages to cram an amazing.

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Guide to good chess : first steps to fine points / by C.J. S. Purdy. – Version details – Trove

Chhess to the public ; N View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links This may be off topic, but what a beautiful baby you have eating your chess books! Purdy’s chess writing includes no fluff, no self promotion, no excess verbage.

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When you find yourself unexpectedly out of the book in an opening, his four tests of where to put your pieces can point you in the right direction immediately. Jean-Francois Martin marked it as to-read Feb 25, His language is a bit unusual, making it easier to remember such things as “biffing the Bishop.

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Guide to good chess: Any other Purdy fans out there? At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Guide to Good Chess by C. While the context is missing for most, it’s a handy reference. Girl, Wash Your Face: Guide to Good Chess 4.

Dec 24, 5. Dec 24, 8. About this product Synopsis In Purdy’s lifelong writings, he came to concrete conclusions about chess, and how it should be learned, as a result of this deep reflection. Tal was famous for his wit as a chess journalist, but his book on the championship is often very restrained, perhaps out of respect for his great opponant.


You do much more with a combination than with pjrdy plan; therefore, at every move, in every game you play, see first if there is a sound combination on the board. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

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Guide to Good Chess by C.J.S. Purdy

Brendan O’Malley rated it it was amazing Jul 10, James Dwulit rated it it was amazing Aug 11, What he does better than anyone is get to the point. Associated General Publications, Can a king mate a king? Arlen added it Apr 14, Tusi Das added it Aug 02,