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Best Lessons of a Chess Coach

New Extended Edition


Best Lessons of a Chess Coach:

In the course of a game of chess, questions continually arise that test a player’s reasoning skills. Questions such as:

  • “Who has the better position?”
  • “Should I resolve the tension in the center?”
  • “How can I improve the placement of my pieces?”

In this long-awaited extension of the classic Best Lessons of a Chess Coach, the reader is invited to take a seat in the classroom of a renowned chess teacher, and learn how to answer such questions while experiencing the beauty, logic, and artistry of great chess games. When Sunil Weeramantry lectures on the games of top grandmasters, one can imagine making decisions alongside them. When he lectures on his own games, one can also  experience the personal excitement, disappointment, and satisfaction of a well-contested game of chess. The cumulative effect of studying these lessons is to give the aspiring player a wide range of tools with which to win.

Publisher: Mongoose Press; Extended edition 

Paperback: 360 pages

This edition is a complete re-write of the 1994 best-seller. It includes two new chapters, more exercises and new Illustrative Games that build upon the concepts Sunil presents.