Chess Middlegames: Essential Knowledge (English) (Paperback)I.U. Averbakh
In this companion volume to his classic 'Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge, ' Grandmaster Averbakh takes the reader through the various steps to success in the middlegame. He explains the tactical skills and positional strategies that every chessplayer needs to master. Topics covered include coordinating the pieces, attack and defence, combinations and sacrifices, and much more. Yuri Averbakh is a former Soviet champion and world championship candidate. He is also the author of the five-volume treatise 'Comprehensive Chess Endings' (also translated by Ken Neat) and the perennially popular 'Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge.