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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Richard Cole rated it cheas it Feb 20, He is not playing like he or she normally does. Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis. 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.

Refresh and try again. Srinivasan K rated it really liked it Sep 01, Nathan Zimmermann marked it as to-read Nov 07, As a result, I was excited when I discovered that Batsford had sent me a review copy of his newest book, Transpo Tricks tranzpo Chess: Trivia About Transpo Tricks in Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Transpo Tricks in Chess

Within each chapter, Soltis discusses dozens of variations. This processes is repeated throughout the triccks, and it allows the reader to develop a thorough understanding of the complexity and subtlety of opening play. Soltis, however, reveals that white has an energetic reply that transposes into a favorable line of the Alapin Sicilian. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Soltis’ work is the first of its kind I’ve seen, and trickz a a reference tool, it belongs on any competitive player’s bookshelf. Abyad is currently reading it Aug 23, A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy. This is not just another chess book.

Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis

Transpo Tricks in Chess is a reference, inside which the reader will find transpositional quirks that can confuse, annoy, or provoke opponents. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Open Preview See a Problem? These are just two but the author breaks down all of the standard moves and tgicks an in depth look into the pros and cons of traditional and his new way. Mark rated it liked it Oct 21, No trivia or quizzes yet. Return to Book Page.

Transpo Tricks In Chess

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The section on the Panov attack in the Caro-Kann, for example, presents an idea on move cchess that gives black a favorable position. To make the person we are playing against think what is he going to do next? To ask other readers questions about Transpo Tricks in Chessplease sign up.

Soltis has organized the book into chapters divided by the overall opening scheme. Grandmaster Andrew Soltis is a prolific chess writer, having written books on a number of middlegame topics as well as a variety of opening variations. Want to Read saving…. You can discuss the book or this review here. cjess

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George Slotsve added it Sep 04, Be the first to ask a question about Transpo Tricks in Chess. What I found especially entertaining was the way in which his discussion amounts to an arms race within opening theory: