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How to Win in the Chess Openings: A Noted Champion Reveals the Secrets of Seizing and Holding the Initiative
In this classic chess work, I. A. Horowitz presents the study of chess openings in a logical, easy-to-understand manner, not beyond the grasp of the player who has learned little more than the rules of chess. To begin with, an outline and discussion of the principles and concepts of opening play, common to all openings. Then, in turn, an account of the most popular opening ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published November 14th 2012 by Crown
(first published 1980)
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Many people don't like it because the games are in descriptive notation. The information is golden, the techniques are solid. Many modern chess books are based off of the principles espoused by Horowitz in this book.