Readers will gain the advantage over their opponents with easy-to-remember strategies from one of the world's top chess players! Strategy--it's the ultimate secret weapon for championship players around the world. Drawing on his considerable experience in tournament play, International Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan shows players how to apply flexible strategic principles to every part of their game. Using Seirawan's simple and effective planning and analysis techniques, they will enter each game with confidence and energy, ready to play forcefully and intelligently--the way they need to play so they can win every time! Learn to: Diagrams throughout the book illustrate game positions, and readers wi'll meet history's greatest chess strategies--learning from them move by move! Whether for reference during practice games or simply for pleasure reading, Winning Chess Strategies is an information packed resource players will turn to again and again.
Yasser Seirawan is one of the top-ranked chess players in the U.S. and was the first American candidate for the World Championship title since Bobby Fischer. He is a four-time U.S Champion, the 1989 Western Hemisphere Champion and a ten-time member of the U.S. chess Olympiad team. His achievements distinguish him as one of only a handful of players to have defeated world champions Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov in tournament play.