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Principles of the New Chess

Improve your chess game with this simple, superior method founded on basic principles, as presented by America’s foremost chess coach and game strategist for Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit.

Drawing on his more than 15,000 hours of teaching experience and the experience of the best of the new generation of teachers around the world, Bruce Pandolfini lays out the fundamentals of the New Chess in a simulated instructional game he developed with top American and Russian students. Giving special attention to the opening and middle game—the phases most important for intermediate players—this master teacher shows you how to make the right moves in any chess situation using flexible and versatile principles, rather than rigid, memorized sequences.

Imaginitive, lucid, ad effective, this new approach provides hours of stimulating instruction and authoritative reference, while also making playing chess more fun.

Photo Credit: Brian Killigrew

Bruce Pandolfini, a National Master in U.S. chess competition, is the creator of the highly acclaimed Fireside Chess Library. He is a renowned instructor, a consultant on chess for the media, and a frequent commentator on the Radio.

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