Correct evaluation of a position, a strong plan and accurate execution are the three important factors that separate ‘the expert from the amateur’. Efficient training on the three above-mentioned concepts can help a chess player mature and lead him to new successful paths.
This book has a unique concept of teaching chess middlegame strategies. You will need to solve practical exercises throughout the entire book in a testing format.
Each theme is analyzed with modern concepts and tips, which will drive the reader down the right path. The author sought to provide a training guide that will be helpful mostly to players in the 1500–2200 ELo range — corresponding to a lower club level up to those with aspirations for a FIDE title.
FIDE Trainer Efstratios Grivas went beyond thoroughly explaining chess middlegame positions. Monster Your Middlegame Planning brings you the answer to the internal debates of choosing between plans during the middlegame.
After completing the tests, in the solutions the game is analyzed until its end, so the reader can better understand why the rewarded plan was the ‘best’ in the position and how it worked out.