10 Jan In chess, a transposition is a known position reached by a different move order than usual – a less obvious way of getting to somewhere you. As a result, I was excited when I discovered that Batsford had sent me a review copy of his newest book, Transpo Tricks in Chess: Finesse Your Chess Moves. Transpo Tricks in Chess has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. P.e. said: This is not just another chess book. This is a book that gives you different moves agains.

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Within each chapter, Soltis discusses dozens of variations. This processes is repeated throughout the book, and it allows the reader to develop a thorough understanding of the complexity and subtlety of opening play. To ask other readers questions about Transpo Tricks in Chessplease sign up.

Transpo Tricks in Chess 3. Andy Guertin marked it as to-read Dec 07, Using entertaining examples from the games of the masters, Soltis covers a variety of transpositions in virtually every kind of opening: Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis. If you like to play chess then this is a book to at least take a look at if anything it will get you to think differently and that is what we need to do some times.

A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy. Trivia About Transpo Tricks in Richard Cole rated it liked it Feb 20, Mike Coville rated it liked it Dec 24, This is not just another chess book.


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In the first book devoted to chess transpositions, New York Post columnist and acclaimed chess author Andy Soltis shows how this strategy works over the board. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Willie marked it as to-read Apr 18, What I found especially entertaining was the way in which his discussion amounts to an arms race within opening theory: He is not playing like trickks or she normally does.

Soltis’ book, like the dictionary, isn’t the kind of work one reads from start to finish. This is a book that gives you different moves against some of doing the same defenses. There’s a section on the Sicilian, one on the Ruy Lopez, and a discussion of every major opening, as well as a number of relatively obscure flank chesa.

In his analysis, Soltis presents each opening move-by-move, presenting transpositional finesses along the way. Soltis’ work is the first of its kind I’ve seen, and as a a reference tool, it belongs on any competitive player’s bookshelf.

You can discuss the book or this review here. Feb 23, P. Soltis reveals a finesse early in a variation before moving on to a rejoinder that nullifies the original trick.

I got this book from net galley. It won’t improve your overall play dramatically, but you will find dozens of opening tricks that will confound opponents and improve your results.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Finesse Your Chess Moves and Win. Yonny Vivas rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Soltis has organized the book into chapters divided by the overall opening scheme. Transpo Tricks in Chess is a reference, inside which the reader will find transpositional quirks that can confuse, annoy, or provoke opponents.


Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis

No trivia or quizzes yet. I couldn’t tell you anything about this book because I completely lost interest in it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. By transposin A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy.

Srinivasan K rated it really liked it Sep 01, That is what I got out of this book. Spectraz marked it as to-read Jun 25, As a result, I was excited when I discovered that Batsford had sent me a review copy of his newest book, Transpo Tricks in Chess: Wayne Jordaan marked it as to-read Jan 13, Be the first to ask a question about Transpo Tricks in Chess.

Vince rated it liked it Nov 19, Want to Read saving…. I liked the display pictures. This book is not yet featured tranzpo Listopia. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For example the double e- pawn opening, or the Sicilian defense.

Randy added it Feb 14, Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is a prolific chess writer, having written books on a number of middlegame topics tricke well as a variety of opening variations. Paperbackpages.