Understanding Chess Middlegames – John Nunn games (where available) labelled by section from John Nunn’s book, “Understanding Chess Middlegames” . ‘Understanding Chess Middlegames’ by John Nunn. Yusupov vs Nunn, ( E60) King’s Indian Defense, 21 moves, 1//2. Game A Giri vs Karjakin. Understanding Chess Middlegames has 47 ratings and 1 review. Nick said: Until I actually attain any semblance of basic skill in chess and until I’m able.
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Nathaniel rated it liked it Aug 27, I also have other 2 Nunn’s books and I find that Nunn is a very good writer, but what do you think of this book? Leonard Meyer rated it it was ok Aug 28, I have the book, and it’s very good, but not for jjohn people!
Finally I had to face the fact that this wasn’t a book for casual browsing–at least not at my level.
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InandNunn was crowned World Chess Solving Champion, ahead of many former champions. Books by John Nunn. I hope you’re enjoying it too! I would know if it’s a good book from people that also have it. Jason rated it it was amazing Dec 18, Andrew Gripp rated it liked it Mar 07, The three-times World Chess Solving Champion distils the most useful middlegame concepts and knowledge into lessons that everyone can understand. Once I’ve finished this I’ll be revisiting the endgame book using the same method mentioned above.
I am considering putting Nunn on the shelf for a while until I have a stronger understanding of the game. The middlegame book is equally well written, and aims to break the notion that the middlegame should be played by employing rules of thumb that we would have picked up during our chess careers.
Understanding Chess Middlegames
Paperbackpages. Understanding Chess Middlegames by John Nunn. Nimzo Indian Defense TusharD45 42 min ago.
I own several books on the Middlegame in chess written by esteemed Grandmasters but this one is probably my favourite and I am not just saying that. I have Nunn’s “understanding chess move by move” and I really like it. Following on from his successful Understanding Chess Endgames, John Nunn turns his attention to the middlegame – the phase of the chess battle where most games are decided, yet the one that has received the least systematic treatment from chess writers.
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Arko rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Kevin Li rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 22, 7. I’ve got both the endgame and middlegame books, and Underetanding like to echo the comment about working at it.
I will probably buy it if my OTB rating is over Chews am not saying this is an easy or quick read but then if you really want to learn more about Middlegames, especially from such a renowned author then you will have to put in the time.
Mark Gerard rated it it was amazing Oct 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 13, 2. Positional play is described in middlehames of the major structural issues, and how the pieces work around and with the pawns.
Trivia About Understanding Che I will put a lot of effort to understand and assimilate all the material in this book. Following on from his successful Understanding Chess EndgamesJohn Nunn turns his attention to the middlegame — the phase of the chess battle where most games are decided, yet the one that has received the least systematic miedlegames from chess writers.
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Michael Drew rated it liked it Jan 02, With the outstanding clarity for which he is famous, Nunn breaks down complex problems into bite-sized pieces. Instead he states that you should look at the whole board as one interconnected middleganes fluid thing, and that you should plan your moves accordingly.
Each chapter does have a lot of sub headings to get your teeth into. Hewill be challenged by the author, but always guided and never left in the thicket of variations. Understanding Chess Middlegames 3. Mark Shipman rated it liked it Feb 15, Jonathan Wijaya jnderstanding it really liked it May 30, Nunn’s book is a more in-depth counterpart to a good strategic middlegame underwtanding book.
And I’m quite sure I haven’t got all I can out of them, so the Nunn would just be intellectual wanking for me. The three-times World Chess Solving Champion distils the most useful middlegame concepts and knowledge into lessons that everyone can understand.
Plans, strategies and tactics that occur in one area of the board can impact another part of the board in unexpected ways. Donald rated it really liked it Jan 18,