Title: Chess Lessons. Author: Vladimir Popov. Publisher: Quality Chess. Year: Pages: Price: € (paperback) or €. Chess Lessons has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach whose two most celebrated pupils. Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach whose two most celebrated pupils, Nadezhda and Tatiana Kosintseva, are both in the top 5 of women’s.

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Mark rated it liked it Oct 21, It is reminiscent of some of GM Dvoretsky’s books in some respects, albeit in a vladimirr accessible way.

Chess Lessons by Vladimir Popov

It’s a very interesting book and definitely a cut above standard instructional work. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Most of the games in this book were unknown valdimir me refreshingly, many are taken from top women’s games and the commentary contains enough food for thought to rethink your our faults and shortcomings.

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Chess is of course a complex game, but Popov has the ability as a coach and author to offer clear principles to chees the reader achieve a deeper understanding. However, the more I read, the more I realized that the quality of material on offer was of a very high calibre For instance, the ‘too much calculation’ phenomenon seems to me typical of a particular group of club players who are very good at calculation but have little notion of strategic concepts.

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Franco ZaninottoSoloscacchi full review in Italian. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Chess is of course a complex game, but Popov has the ability as a coach and author to offer clear principles to help the reader achieve a deeper understanding. Bog cheas it did not pipov it Aug 20, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Patrick McCartney rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Popov gave up playing in his twenties to devote his life to developing young talent and he has given a lot of thought how best do this This kind of book can be rather heavy going, but this interplay has a certain charm and is cheering when his students make plenty of mistakes as well.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I would suggest that this book is especially suitable for players roughly in the range, although I suspect that higher-rated players will benefit as well, touching up their weak spots. The author follows several of his pupils, the best-known of whom are the Kosintseva sisters, currently ranked numbers four and five on the female rating vladinir, showing the training positions on which he has tested them and relevant fragments from their games.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Popov shares many stories from his decades of coaching experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Goodreads helps you poppv track lessonx books you want to read. Open Preview See a Problem? A top Russian chess coach shares his secrets of chess improvement.


Review quote “Chess Lessons is an excellent book that will prove helpful not only for the examples it offers, but also the ways it teaches one how to look at the game. No PayPal account needed. The Best Books of Hannah marked it as to-read Mar vladimri, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Collin added it Nov 07, Heymo marked it as to-read Feb 22, George Slotsve added it Sep 04, Lessosn Vladimir Popov Vladimir Popov is a highly respected chess coach who has the rank of ‘Honored’ trainer in Russia. In Chess Lessons Popov shares his secrets of chess improvement.

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ISBN – pages – Published 8 April Reviews “In the Russian school of chess the English school of chess is more difficult to define unless holding weekend tournaments in educational establishments counts such accidents would be carefully eliminated with rigorous training programmes, and this technique is detailed in a book entitled Chess Cheess by Vladimir Popov.

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Vladimir Popov is a distinguished Russian chess coach who has guided his two most celebrated pupils, the Kosintseva sisters, into the Top 10 of women’s chess.