Synopses & Reviews
Judgment And Planning In Chess
focuses on that crucial point in the chess game eight or so moves into the game where the opening development breaks off and the middle game begins. This is precisely the part of the game that falls between opening books and middle-game books.
Dr. Euwe studies a number of orthodox openings and positions from the point where the opening stage has come to an end. He describes the characteristics of the position reached, shows why one or the other side stands better, and gives a practical demonstration of the means by which the game can be brought to its logical conclusion.
"Written with all the expository power for which the ex-champion is famous" (Times Literary Supplement), this well-known book is regarded as one of the standard manuals for developing players.
A classic book about chess strategy by a world champion.