New Books Aug 20-2017

Quite a few new offerings from New in Chess including these,

Complete Manual of Positional Chess

Sample pages extract from NIC

Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Part I – ‘Pawns are the soul of chess’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Chapter 1 The passed pawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Chapter 2 The protected passed pawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Chapter 3 Blockading a passed pawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Chapter 4 A pawn wedge in the enemy camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Chapter 5 Queening pawns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Chapter 6 Blockading the pawn chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Chapter 7 Breaking up a pawn chain………………………………………… 50
Chapter 8 Backward pawns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Chapter 9 Doubled pawns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Chapter 10 Isolated pawns……………………………… 71
Chapter 11 Connected pawns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Chapter 12 Hanging pawns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Chapter 13 A pawn majority/minority in a certain area
of the board. The Minority Attack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Chapter 14 Weakening the opponent’s pawn structure . . . . . . . . . . 90
Chapter 15 Pawn breaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Chapter 16 Destroying the enemy pawn centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Chapter 17 A blow at the most heavily-defended point . . . . . . . . . 108
Chapter 18 The solidity of the king’s cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Chapter 19 The attack with the rook’s pawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Chapter 20 Destroying the king’s pawn cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131

Part II – Dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
Chapter 21 Open attack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Chapter 22 Discovered check and discovered attacks . . . . . . . . . . 143
Chapter 23 Transferring forces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
Chapter 24 Opening lines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Chapter 25 The pin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Chapter 26 The fork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Chapter 27 The double attack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Chapter 28 Interference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Chapter 29 Deflection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175
Chapter 30 Overloading pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
Chapter 31 The seesaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Chapter 32 The ‘Lasker Combination’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Chapter 33 Smothered mate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Chapter 34 Trapping pieces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
Chapter 35 Back-rank weakness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
Chapter 36 The sacrifice on h7 (h2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
Chapter 37 The attack on f7 (f2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205
Chapter 38 Blockading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
Chapter 39 The importance of the seventh rank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214
Chapter 40 The attack on the uncastled king . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
Chapter 41 The attack on the king . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
Chapter 42 Drawing out the king………………………. 240
Chapter 43 The king in a mating net . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245
Chapter 44 The attack on opposite flanks/opposite-side castling 251
Chapter 45 Bringing unused pieces into the attack . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
Chapter 46 Eliminating defenders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270
Chapter 47 Exploiting diagonals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Chapter 48 Intermediate moves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
Chapter 49 Luring enemy pieces to bad squares . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Chapter 50 Freeing squares and lines for the attack . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
Chapter 51 Unstable position of pieces, X-rays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297
Chapter 52 Quiet moves/prophylaxis in the middle of an attack 302
Chapter 53 The counterattack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309
Chapter 54 The counterblow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315
Chapter 55 Unexpected possibilities. ‘Long’ moves . . . . . . . . . . . . 321
Chapter 56 The intuitive sacrifice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331
Chapter 57 The positional sacrifice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339
Chapter 58 Positions with non-standard material balance . . . . . . 350
Index of games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360

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