The Grandmaster Battle Manual explains how to be a more competitive chess player. Grandmaster Vassilios Kotronias has been a professional player for two decades and now he explains the secrets of his success. Modern chess is complex and demanding, and Kotronias does not hide this fact; rather he leads the reader into the labyrinth and out the other side. Improve your chess with a grandmaster guide!
Vassilios Kotronias is a grandmaster and nine-time Greek Champion. He is a key member of the Greek team as both a player and coach. On the international tournament circuit he is a feared competitor who is particularly noted for his profound opening preparation.
004 Key to Symbols used
007 Chapter 1 – Annoy Them!
041 Chapter 2 – Nipped in the Bud? Back to the Roots!
085 Chapter 3 – Be a Harsh Critic of Your Own Wins
115 Chapter 4 – Geometry & Co: A Creative Outlet to Success
153 Chapter 5 – Facing Lower-rated Opponents
219 Chapter 6 – Beating the Wall-Y Structures
279 Chapter 7 – Defence makes the Difference!
325 Chapter 8 – The Challenge of the Last Round
347 Game Index