Quality Chess, hardcover, Englisch, ISBN:
978-1-907982-27-9, 312 Seiten, 2012.
Jacob Aagaards "Grandmaster Preparation" is a five-book
The Grandmaster Preparation series is aimed at ambitious
players. Jacob Aagaard provides training material in the
field of Positional Play.
Have there been times during a game when you have tried to
calculate like mad, but can find no rhyme or reason to your lines? Have you ever
felt that the computer's suggestions in your post-mortem analysis make no sense
to you? Ever felt like the man with a hammer, suspecting that the world may not
be made up entirely of nails after all?
In Positional Play Jacob Aagaard shares his simple three-step
tool of positional analysis that he has used with club players and famous
grandmasters to improve their positional decision-making. Working from the
starting point that all players who aspire to play at international level have a
certain amount of positional understanding, Aagaard lays out an easy-to-follow
training plan that will improve everyone’s intuition and positional
Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard won the British
Championship at his first and only attempt. He has received the Guardian, ECF
and ChessCafe Book of the Year awards and the FIDE Senior Trainer title. His
training material is used by amateurs and grandmasters alike.