10 Jan In chess, a transposition is a known position reached by a different move order than usual – a less obvious way of getting to somewhere you. As a result, I was excited when I discovered that Batsford had sent me a review copy of his newest book, Transpo Tricks in Chess: Finesse Your Chess Moves. Transpo Tricks in Chess has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. P.e. said: This is not just another chess book. This is a book that gives you different moves agains.
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In his analysis, Soltis presents each opening move-by-move, presenting transpositional finesses along the way. Soltis’ book is a practical text.
Andy Guertin marked it as to-read Dec 07, Mike Coville rated it liked it Dec 24, There’s trickw section on the Sicilian, one on the Ruy Lopez, and a discussion of every major opening, as well as a number of relatively obscure flank openings.
This is a book that gives you different moves against some of doing the same defenses. For example the double e- pawn opening, or the Sicilian defense. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is a prolific chess writer, having written books on a number of middlegame topics as well as a variety tricms opening variations.
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franspo Using entertaining examples from the games of the masters, Soltis covers a variety of transpositions in virtually every kind of opening: The section on the Panov attack in the Caro-Kann, for example, presents an idea on move four that gives black a favorable position. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Soltis, however, reveals that white has an energetic reply that transposes tranpso a favorable line of the Alapin Sicilian.
As a result, I was excited when I discovered that Batsford had sent me a review copy of his newest book, Transpo Tricks in Chess: George Slotsve added it Sep 04, If you like to play chess then this is a book to at least take a look at if anything it will get you to trandpo differently and that is what we need to do some This is not just another chess book.
Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis
I couldn’t tell you anything about this book because I completely lost interest in it. No trivia or quizzes yet. He is not playing like he or she normally does.
I know I did. Be the first to ask a question about Transpo Tricks in Chess. What I found especially entertaining was the way in which his discussion amounts to an arms race within opening theory: Paperbackpages.
Transpo Tricks in Chess is a reference, inside which the reader will find transpositional quirks that can confuse, annoy, or transpi opponents. Want to Read saving…. Srinivasan K rated it really liked it Sep 01, cess Wayne Jordaan marked it as to-read Jan 13, A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy. Perhaps it would have come in handy if people didn’t laugh at me every time I asked them for a game of chess.
Transpo Tricks In Chess
I got this book from net galley. By transposin A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy.
Yonny Vivas rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Soltis’ work is the first of its kind I’ve seen, and as a a reference tool, it belongs on any competitive player’s bookshelf. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Abyad is currently reading it Aug 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Glenn Mitchell added it Dec 20, That is what I got out of this book. Nathan Zimmermann marked it as to-read Nov 07, In the first book devoted to chess transpositions, New York Post columnist and acclaimed chess author Andy Soltis shows how this strategy works over the board. To ask other readers questions about Transpo Tricks in Chessplease sign up.
Willie marked it as to-read Apr 18, Spectraz marked it as to-read Jun 25, By transposing a series of well-known moves i. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Transpo Tricks in Chess
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Richard Cole rated it liked it Feb 20, Soltis reveals a finesse early in a variation before moving on to a rejoinder that nullifies the cheess trick. Open Preview See a Problem? Having shown that black’s original move is problematic, Soltis moves on to a later idea.
Soltis has organized the book into chapters divided by the overall opening scheme.