No Words Wasted Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | January 9, 2015

    Chris Faatz: IMG Jill Maxick of Prometheus Books: The Powells.com Interview



    For decades, Prometheus Books has put out titles we both love and respect. Prometheus is the leading publisher in the United States of books on free... Continue »

    spacer

On Order

$22.25
New Trade Paper
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Games- Chess

Catastrophe in the Opening

by

Catastrophe in the Opening Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

There are not too many feelings more satisfying in chess than winning very quickly by cleverly snaring an opponent in an opening trap. Conversely, all chess players, even budding World Champions, have experienced the utter humiliation of losing in exactly the same manner! In this entertaining and instructive book, Grandmaster James Plaskett presents a wealth of illustrative games that contain disasters in the crucial opening phase of the game, where for one reason or another the battle is concluded prematurely. Studying Catastrophe in the Opening will allow readers to capitalize on any early blunders by his or her opponents, while also avoiding the various pitfalls that await chess players in the opening.

Helps sharpen your killer instinct

Highlights the do's and don'ts of the opening

Ideal for improving players

Synopsis:

In this entertaining and instructive book Grandmaster James Plaskett presents a wealth of illustrative games that contain disasters in the crucial opening phase of the game, where for one reason or another the battle is concluded prematurely.

About the Author

James Plaskett is one of Britain's most talented and imaginative Grandmasters. A former British Champion, his sharp and uncompromising play has won him many admirers over the years. Plaskett is also an experienced writer; his earlier works for Everyman Chess include Sicilian Taimanov and Can You be a Tactical Chess Genius?. He is currently resident in Spain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857443905
Author:
Plaskett, James
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Subject:
Chess - Specific Strategies
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
Chess - General
Subject:
GAMES / Chess
Subject:
General Games
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Everyman Chess
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Other books you might like

  1. Starting Out: Slav & Semi-Slav New Trade Paper $26.95
  2. The Scotch Game (Starting Out) New Trade Paper $23.95
  3. Ruy Lopez Exchange New Trade Paper $24.75
  4. Decision-Making at the Chessboard New Trade Paper $14.50
  5. Starting Out New Trade Paper $23.95
  6. Italian Game & Evans Gambit New Trade Paper $23.95

Related Subjects

Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Games » Chess

Catastrophe in the Opening New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$22.25 Backorder
Product details 144 pages Everyman Chess - English 9781857443905 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
In this entertaining and instructive book Grandmaster James Plaskett presents a wealth of illustrative games that contain disasters in the crucial opening phase of the game, where for one reason or another the battle is concluded prematurely.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.