By Gary Lane
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This selection of John Nunn's video games includes helpful suggestion on calculation and common sense which should still spill over into the reader's personal video games. John Nunn is a Grandmaster and writer of numerous books on chess. Pter Griffiths is an skilled chess instructor and the writer of "Exploring the Endgame".
A consultant to endgame technique which indicates the elemental checkmating rules and mixtures had to end off rivals. avid gamers the right way to translate middlegame benefits into victories, the right way to use the king as a weapon, transparent the way in which for rook buddies and realize tactical mixtures.
- John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book
- Torneo de Nueva York
- Secrets of Chess Training: School of Future Chess Champions 1 (Progress in Chess)
- The Power Chess Program
Extra info for Beating the French
This move ran into big trouble after 14 f6 gxf6 15 gxf6 Bf8 16 Rg1. An idea of the late Hungarian IM Perenyi. 14 h4 This is too slow, but Black must play actively. b4 15 ¤b1 e5?! Bb7! ¥xe6 17 fxe6 0-0 18 ¦g1 ¥f6 19 ¥h3 ¢h8 20 ¤d5 g6 21 £e2 fxe6 22 ¥xe6 ¥g7∓ Rajlich,V−Peng Zhaoqin/Budapest HUN 2001 In the bishop of opposites middlegame Black's is superior. 16 ¤xe6 ¥xe6 17 fxe6 g6 18 exf7+ ¢xf7 19 £h3 32 19 £e2 ¢g7 20 ¤d5 £a7 21 h4 ¥h6 22 h5 ¦af8 Mendoza,R−Bruzon,L/Cali COL 2001 With good dark square play.
Xabcdefghy 8 £f3 £c7 9 0-0-0 ¤bd7 10 g4 XABCDEFGHY 8r+l+k+-tr( 7+pwqnvlpzpp' 6p+-zppsn-+& 5+-+-+-vL-% 4-+-sNPzPP+$ 3+-sN-+Q+-# 2PzPP+-+-zP" 1+-mKR+L+R! b5 This line was played a lot in the mid−eighties with Black getting decent results. gxf6!? This sharper recapture was a Fischer favorite. ± Black needs active counterplay after gf6. 12 g5 ¤d7 13 f5 XABCDEFGHY 8r+l+k+-tr( 7+-wqnvlpzpp' 6p+-zpp+-+& 5+p+-+PzP-% 4-+-sNP+-+$ 3+-sN-+Q+-# 2PzPP+-+-zP" 1+-mKR+L+R! ¥xg5+!? This was considered bad years ago, but now it gives Black good chances.
Bb7! ¥xe6 17 fxe6 0-0 18 ¦g1 ¥f6 19 ¥h3 ¢h8 20 ¤d5 g6 21 £e2 fxe6 22 ¥xe6 ¥g7∓ Rajlich,V−Peng Zhaoqin/Budapest HUN 2001 In the bishop of opposites middlegame Black's is superior. 16 ¤xe6 ¥xe6 17 fxe6 g6 18 exf7+ ¢xf7 19 £h3 32 19 £e2 ¢g7 20 ¤d5 £a7 21 h4 ¥h6 22 h5 ¦af8 Mendoza,R−Bruzon,L/Cali COL 2001 With good dark square play. ¢g7 20 ¤d5 £d8 21 ¥e2 ¦f8 22 ¦hf1 ¦xf1 23 ¦xf1 ¦b8 24 £e6 £d7 25 £xd7+ ¤xd7 26 ¥d3 ¦b7 27 b4 ¤f6³ Rudolf,H−Najer,E/Polanica Zdroj POL 1999.
Beating the French by Gary Lane