Review: Build Up Your Chess: Vol. 2, Beyond the Basics
The Build Up Your Chess series of books is
intended to be a “complete course of chess
improvement,” and this volume is the second to
appear in this series. In his introduction, Yusupov
clarifies the broad outline of the text, stating that
is designed for “players whose playing level lies
between Elo 1500 and 1800. The readers will
receive the necessary basic knowledge in 6
different areas of the game – tactics, positional
play, strategy, the calculation of variations, the
opening and the endgame.”
These six core facets of the game are covered over a span of twenty-four
chapters and a test section...
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