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These tools are illustrated in deeply analyzed games contai In this book Jacob Aagaard studies the valuable skill of chess technique.

Even though the book is only related to one opening, it is stuffed with tactics and it also contains quite a few exercises before each chapter starts. But it is still a good book, of course.

Excelling at Chess by Jacob Aagaard

I also strongly recommend reading my two books written together with Boris Gelfand and published under his name. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. I am working through Amateurs mind ATM. Rob rated it liked it Aug 27, Apr 15, James Stripes rated it really liked it.

Inside the chess mind which is JA book but not a QC one deals with this topic with different test positions submitted to average players and titled players. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. A serious study of this book will ensure that the reader no longer need fear the word “technique”! Attack and Defense is a good resource. Then move on to Calculation.


Anyone who follows the advice in this book cannot fail to improve their feel for the game. While I am looking for a beautiful bishop and knight mating pattern, my yechnical is just happy to push a passed pawn.

Jacob Aagaard’s “Excelling” series

Dvoretsky is RIP and we will miss any new books from him. Trivia About Excelling at Chess.

The order I am following is:. If so, it would be after Box is done so the whole series can be bought at a discount. January 11th, at Want to Read saving….

September 11th, at Excelling at Chess 2. March 24th, at I think it is meant for players who are up in the level. If you are willing to knuckle down and focus on calculation for an extended period of time, I would recommend it even before you reach 2xxx.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Could someone recall me where is the discussion about time studing opening compared to the total time according to the ELO? Calculation, or something else …?

My first Aagaard book was Excelling at Positional chess.


How do they compare with, say, Silman’s books? Aagxard 20, 3. The order I am following is: Jacob, I have voted for it as the best opening book on chesspub. Good books that cover the subject in different ways.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Hamilton Ellis rated it liked it Aug 02, A fun read, but not much here that will actually help you excel at chess.

The exercises were collected and analysed by me and the book finished by John, so that the tone is his, but the structure and ideas are mine and the direction something John and I have always worked together on.

Muhammad Kamalsyah rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Donald is currently reading it Mar 14, Most progress for most people come when they are working in a group in one way or another.

Sep 20, 8. I believe there are 6 books in the series. Want to add to the discussion? Vikas rated it really liked it Aug 06, I never finished aaagard and it was such a pain to even go through the problems. Attacking Manual 1 works well together with Attack and Defence.