In this sequel to his instant classic Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition, a highly original take on practical middlegame instruction, Arthur van de Oudeweetering presents players of almost every level with a fresh supply of essential, yet easy-to-remember building blocks for their chess knowledge.
Pattern recognition is one of the most important mechanisms of chess improvement. It helps you to quickly grasp the essence of a position on the board and find the most promising continuation.
In short, well-defined and practical chapters, experienced chess trainer Van de Oudeweetering presents hundreds of examples of middlegame themes. To test your understanding he provides an abundance of exercises.
After working with this book, an increasing number of positions, pawn structures and piece placements will automatically activate your chess knowledge. As a result, you will find the right move more often and more quickly!
Arthur van de Oudeweetering (1966) is an International Master and a chess trainer from the Netherlands. His Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition (Vol. 1) was an immediate bestseller.