Decision making in dynamic chess is the continuation of decision making in positional chess and offers us an uncommon look at the thinking of a great elite world teacher. In his efforts to explain his way of thinking, Boris Gelfand focuses on topics such as ... tactics at the master level, the nature of tactical errors at the master level, compensation, time, the masterpieces of dynamics and dynamic defense. Based on examples from his own games and with some references to three of his heroes, Geller, Petrosian and Rubinstein, Gelfand explains how he thinks during the game.
In this work the runner-up of the world continues his investigation in the decision-making at the master level, analyzing some of his best games.
A book that has won many awards among critics. Boris Gelfand became the world number 3 in 1990, behind Kasparov and Karpov. He has led the Israeli team in the achievement of numerous medals. Gelfand won the 2009 World Cup and has participated six times in the Candidate cycles, winning it in 2011. He lost the match for the 2012 World Championship, with Anand, in the quick-play tie-breakers. Gelfand has remained in the world elite for 30 years.
As in his first book, the prestigious author and GM Jacob Aagaard is responsible for moving the thoughts of Gelfand. The conceptual content is from Gelfand, while the style corresponds to Aagaard.
«Gelfand is very good - and very honest - explaining what decisions he could calculate and what decisions he should have made based on his assessment, and how he did it ... It is the kind of book that I love ... This book has the bases for teach players of all levels [...] A work on concerns, on bets on your decisions, on calculation and get to see very far, but still omitting details and how we solve it in tournament games at the best level. In conclusion, it is an unparalleled opportunity to compare your thought process with the way a great teacher makes difficult decisions. " GM Matthew Sadler, New in Chess
«This book is worth a great deal of respect. The format is appropriate, with a lot of text and not too many variants ». GM Simen Agdestein
«A wonderful book, one of the best in dynamic chess ... The analyzes are more suitable for expert players, but players of all levels will understand more chess with this book». John Hartmann, Chess Life
«Original anecdotes, numerous tips and deep comments». Sean Marsh, CHESS magazine
"One game analyzed brilliantly is Karjakin-Gelfand ... (and there are many more in this book) with which one learns not only about openings and dynamic chess, but also about all aspects of a game, including psychological factors that they always play a bigger role than you think ». Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad
- Editorial Chessy
- Autor Gelfand, Boris
- Format 16 x 23,5 cm.
- Binding Paperback
- Pages 300
- Edition 2018
- Language Spanish
- ISBN 978-84-948179-6-0
- EAN-13 9788494817960
- Thematic middlegame
- Year of publication 2018