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The Tarrasch Formula

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Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch was the first to formulate and express the rule that "If one piece is badly placed, your whole game is bad". The genius of this phrase lies in its simplicity as well as its correctness. Properly applied, it is a significant addition to Steinitz's theory. On the basis of this single axiom, various types of positions can be studied where the difference in force between corresponding pieces. Applying the Tarrasch Formula in this way develops and builds chess theory by emphasising the interrelationship between the location of a piece and its real power. Examine any modern textbook of chess strategy and you will see its lasting value.

The Tarrasch Formula is a fundamental and unifying principle that embraces familiar core concepts such as "good/bad bishop," "advantage of opposite-coloured bishops in an attach", "superiority of knight over bishop" (and vice versa), and so forth. Playing steadily to reduce the power of a single enemy piece, to "turn down the volume" until its normal voice become only a whisper, can provide enough advantage to win the game. Why? Because it is functionally the same as winning a piece. Every chess player loves to have an extra piece.

This book points the way toward having a virtual extra piece. Thinking of a strategy in this way is a very useful part of your chess planning. It offers a straightforward and effective method for improving your decision-making and move selection, as demonstrated in the games collected for this new book.

Very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Palatnik, S. and Ishee, M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0875680003
ISBN-13:
9780875680002
Number of pages:
241
Publisher:
Chesspro (US)
Title:
The Tarrasch Formula

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Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch was the first to formulate and express the rule that "If one piece is badly placed, your whole game is bad". The genius of this phrase lies in its simplicity as well as its correctness. Properly applied, it is a significant addition to Steinitz's theory. On the basis of this single axiom, various types of positions can be studied where the difference in force between corresponding pieces. Applying the Tarrasch Formula in this way develops and builds chess theory by emphasising the interrelationship between the location of a piece and its real power. Examine any modern textbook of chess strategy and you will see its lasting value.

The Tarrasch Formula is a fundamental and unifying principle that embraces familiar core concepts such as "good/bad bishop," "advantage of opposite-coloured bishops in an attach", "superiority of knight over bishop" (and vice versa), and so forth. Playing steadily to reduce the power of a single enemy piece, to "turn down the volume" until its normal voice become only a whisper, can provide enough advantage to win the game. Why? Because it is functionally the same as winning a piece. Every chess player loves to have an extra piece.

This book points the way toward having a virtual extra piece. Thinking of a strategy in this way is a very useful part of your chess planning. It offers a straightforward and effective method for improving your decision-making and move selection, as demonstrated in the games collected for this new book.

Very good condition.

Author(s):
Palatnik, S. and Ishee, M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0875680003
ISBN-13:
9780875680002
Number of pages:
241
Publisher:
Chesspro (US)
Title:
The Tarrasch Formula

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