Magnus Carlsen`s Middlegame Evolution - Ivan Sokolov (K-6090)

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Magnus Carlsen’s mastery of the middlegame is astonishing, even by the standards of World Champions. But how did this power develop, and what can the rest of us learn from it? To explain the mysteries requires another elite grandmaster, and Ivan Sokolov is perfectly qualified for this role.

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Language versionsEnglish
Author / AuthorsIvan Sokolov
PublisherQuality Chess
Year of Publication1st edition 2022
Pages280
ISBN9781784831707
HardcoverYes
PaperbackNo
DownloadableNo
Width17 cm / 6.69 inch
Height24 cm / 9.45 inch

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Magnus Carlsen’s mastery of the middlegame is astonishing, even by the standards of World Champions. But how did this power develop, and what can the rest of us learn from it? To explain the mysteries requires another elite grandmaster, and Ivan Sokolov is perfectly qualified for this role.

Magnus Carlsen’s Middlegame Evolution allows the reader to celebrate the brilliance of the highest-rated chess player in history while learning from his example. With insightfully annotated games, Sokolov takes us inside the mind of a chess genius.

GM Ivan Sokolov is a Yugoslav and twice Dutch Champion with decades of experience of elite chess. His peak rating was over 2700, and his extensive list of scalps includes Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand.

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Magnus Carlsen`s Middlegame Evolution - Ivan Sokolov (K-6090)

Magnus Carlsen`s Middlegame Evolution - Ivan Sokolov (K-6090)

Magnus Carlsen’s mastery of the middlegame is astonishing, even by the standards of World Champions. But how did this power develop, and what can the rest of us learn from it? To explain the mysteries requires another elite grandmaster, and Ivan Sokolov is perfectly qualified for this role.

Content

004 Key to Symbols used

005 Introduction

009 1) A Minor Sacrifice

041 2) Pawn Majority in the Centre

071 3) Hanging Pawns in the Centre

099 4) Mastering the Nimzo-Indian Sämisch

141 5) Attack & Prophylaxis

159 6) Knight Dominates Bishop

171 7) Magnus is Human

235 8) Exercises

243 9) Solutions

270 Game Index

273 Opening Index

274 Game Index by Carlsen’s Opponents

275 Index of Photos

276 Name Index

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