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code: K-600 price: 23,45€

John Nunn

176 pages (210 mm by 145 mm). ISBN 1 901983 01 3.

What is the best way to improve your chess results? Memorising an opening encyclopedia, learning endgame theory, solving puzzle positions...there must be an easier way. How about making the most of your existing talent? In this book, John Nunn helps you to do precisely that. Drawing upon more than three decades of experience, he provides advice that will help players of all standards, playing styles and temperaments to achieve improved results. His methods take into account psychological factors and are firmly based on good common sense and the objectivity that has made John Nunn one of the world's favourite writers on chess.

"Delightfully illustrated by game and game fragments ... one of the best books for the aspiring player that I have seen" - Ivor Annetts, EN PASSANT

"The tips Nunn has in store will definitely prove helpful in improving the aspiring student's chess results. Fans of the Latvian Gambit: watch out" - NEW IN CHESS

"Never before has Dr. John shared so much of his great chess experience for the benefit of club players" - CHESS MAGAZINE

"An invaluable primer for any player seeking to improve his competitive results ... highly recommended" - John Hurley, SUNDAY TRIBUNE

"Destined to become a classic of its kind" - Philip Trussler, WESTWARD HO

"Literally thousands of fascinating ideas and very practical tips that will greatly increase one's knowledge and reasoning powers" - Paul Motwani, THE SCOTSMAN

"Most informative...shows how any player can improve" - Ken Bloodworth, WESTERN MORNING NEWS

"I'm sure I would have done better as a player with the benefit of Nunn's advice on avoiding time pressure" - Leonard Barden, THE GUARDIAN

"It is still the likes of Dr John "The Swot" Nunn who produce the finest works... his latest offering is no exception" - David Norwood, DAILY TELEGRAPH

"An extremely sensible and pragmatic book from one of the World's most popular writers" - Adam Raoof, CEEFAX

"Teaches how to correct bad habits...the remedies come in very useful, clear-cut writing" - Lubosh Kavalek, WASHINGTON POST

"Yet another excellent book" - Patrick Foley, BUSINESS DAY (South Africa)

"Identifies a number of typical problems facing the competitive player and offers many pragmatic tips on how to overcome them." - Jon Levitt, OXFORD TODAY

"Nunn carries out a crushing demolition job...the Latvian now looks like a forced loss" - Douglas Bryson, SCOTTISH CHESS

"Reading such intelligent writing on chess is very enjoyable" - Jonathan Tait, BCCA

"The author's clever use of practical examples and advice make the book almost effortless to read." - Bernard Milligan, SOUTHERN REPORTER

"First rate instruction for the amateur player. Highly recommended." - INSIDE CHESS Magazine.

"The author explains who you can dramatically improve your chess results...highly recommended" - George Koltanowski, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

"Unique, eye-opening stuff. Nunn's Secrets of Practical Chess delivers exactly what it promises." - Hanon Russell, CHESS CAFE WEB SITE

"Vintage Nunn" - John Watson, TWIC

"I have about 15 of Nunn's books and none have ever disappointed me. I thoroughly recommend this book, especially to any player who...wants to know how to set about improving" - Luke McShane, SUNDAY EXPRESS

Publisher: Gambit Publications Limited

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