"Complete Chess Strategy, Volume 2: Principles of Pawn Play and the Center" by Ludek Pachman

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"Complete Chess Strategy, Volume 2: Principles of Pawn Play and the Center" by Ludek Pachman

"Complete Chess Strategy, Volume 2: Principles of Pawn Play and the Center" by Ludek Pachman
Simon & Schuster | 1978 | ISBN: 0346123437 | 188 pages | PDF | 8 Mb

The present volume is the second of three which aim to give the reader an insight into the whole field of chess strategy.

The structure of the book remains the same as in previous (German-language) editions, but the contents have in part been revised and brought up to date.


Table of Contents

Preface
PART ONEā€”THE PAWNS
1 The Passed Pawn
2 Blockading the Passed Pawn
3 Special Kinds of Passed Pawn
4 The Isolated Pawn
5 The Backward Pawn
6 The Isolated Pawn Couple
7 The Doubled Pawn

PART TWO -THE CENTRE
8 The Classical Centre
9 The 'Little Centre'
10 Other Types of Pawn Centre
11 Tension in the Centre
12 Centralization of Pieces
13 Control of the Central Squares
14 The Partially Blocked Centre
Index of Games
Index of Positions
Index of Openings