The Soviet Union is history, but its influence on chess is still strong in the 21st century, as a glance at the rating list proves.
Soviet Chess Strategy is a collection of Suetin’s finest writing. Suetin instructs the reader on all the key aspects of strategic play, including the center, dynamism, accurate evaluation, attack and defense, and the relationship between strategy and tactics. It is not too late to become a pupil in the Soviet chess school!
Alexey Suetin was a strong Soviet chess grandmaster and for many years one of the most respected coaches in Moscow – he guided the ultimate strategist, Tigran Petrosian, to the World Championship, and numbered Vassily Ivanchuk among his many other pupils.