Before we have a look at the chess methods of defence, it will be useful to discuss the various thinking methods that can be helpful when defending. Practical Chess Defence, – download book Author: Aagaard Jacob. Practical Chess Defence Jacob Aagaard Quality Chess ychessbooks. com. First edition by Quality Chess Europe AB Vegagatan 18, SE Practical Chess Defence has 12 ratings and 0 reviews. Chess is developing faster now than ever before in history, and the appearance of.

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Black cannot make progress. Bog rated it did not like it Sep 27, Please enter your email address. They are really important, so I have highlighted the headlines in order to catch the attention of those who would otherwise not read a full page of prose.

I now knew that the position should be a draw. And if practiccal knight aagasrd it will be more in the way of the white rooks than anything else. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are a number of logical moves that can meet this, but only one is sufficient.

The text move fails for the simplest reason: Certainly Acs had anticipated this tactic, and prepared a response.

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Now comes a stunning combination. Black does not have any way to improve his position and must therefore go for the repetition. One clear way to draw was 4 0.


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Practical Chess Defence by Jacob Aagaard

But which of these would be best? Massive loss of material is imminent and only radical measures will suffice. Instead of playing along her own dream and desires, Black decides White has sacrificed a piece for a few central pawns and the hope of creating threats against the black king. Note that defence is not only about avoiding defeat, but also about stopping the opponent’s 56 Practical Chess Defence counterplay, so you can focus on putting the boot in yourself.

Especially a previous tactical masterstrokes amazed me, but I was also pleased with the way Polugaevsky dominated his opponent all the way to the end: White’s most promising continuation here, the endgame after 7.

But knowing Larsen, this is probably what would have happened in the game. Secondly, there has been a philosophical movement away from the notion of given truths in chess, especially in the West, where the best players have always been autodidacts and defece part of a great tradition of inherited chrss, such as characterised the Soviet Chess School.

White does not have time to cash in on d7, as f. So it is safe to say that Gelfand has achieved his defensive aims in making the greatest possible resistance.

Fritz claims the position is dose to equal, which is absurd. I felt I had a lot of interesting things to say about defensive technique, but the chess was so complex and aagaarx that any reader who read through the book would do so too quickly. Let’s take a painfully simple example where the answer is obvious: Therefore Black is forced to play To decide between 3. It turns out that he could have kept the balance with I want to finish this chapter on thinking methods, ofwhich the resolve to keep fighting is the most aagaaard, with a rare situation where I personally displayed resilience against a most resourceful opponent.


Let us hope you aagaarr not be one of them. White is two pieces down and cannot do real harm to the black king.

Andreev – Vitanov Bulgaria 1 In this positionWhite initiated the combination of a lifetime with a double knight sacrifice, using one of the less commented upon aspects of attacking chess: Black is clearing the long diagonal. This meets some of the requirements of the position. Often this will be enough to ride out the storm. But if Gatine had used it first, he would not have given him the chance. I had played my last cuess rather superficially, analysing only the consequences of But this book is far from being ambitious enough to try to prove any philosophical or historical thesis.

Black is clearly better, but White has serious hopes of reaching an endgame worth defending.