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RUSSIAN CHESS

Based on six games played by the “Kasparov generation” of Soviet chess players, America’s foremost chess coach and game strategist for Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit presents a complete course in intermediate chess logic.​

The “Kasparov generation” of Soviet chess players is perhaps the best-trained crop of young players ever to come out of the country, holding the world title for 55 of the last 60 years.

With the clarity of instruction for which he is renowned, Bruce Pandolfini illustrates such concepts as Light Squares, Time, Attack, Pawn Advances, and Counterattack in six chapters structured around each of the six games.

Featuring a Grandmaster Glossary, 101 diagrams, an index, and algebraic notation throughout, this uniquely crafted volume puts the most valuable concepts in world-class chess at the intermediate player’s fingertips.

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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