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Book Review: How To Become A Deadly Chess Tactician

How To Become A Deadly Chess Tactician: Bewilder And Defeat Your Chess Opponents, by David LeMoir One of the more interesting things about this book is the way that the author chooses a goal that does not involve merely defeating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sharp Endgames

Sharp Endgames, by Esben Lund This is an interesting book if you have an interest in winning chess endgames that feature particularly sharp endgames. Since sharp endgames are ones where there is a great deal of simplification of material, they … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rommel: The End Of A Legend

Rommel:  The End Of A Legend, by Ralf Georg Reuth Rommel was precisely the sort of general that it was easy for his opponents to appreciate.  He was tactically brilliant, behaved in a chivalrous fashion towards other leaders, and was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Civil War Military Machine

The Civil War Military Machine:  Weapons And Tactics Of The Union And Confederate Armed Forces, by Ian Drury & Tony Gibbons This book was an easy one to appreciate, and is likely one that would be appreciated by any others … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gettysburg: The Final Fury

Gettysburg:  The Final Fury, by Bruce Catton It is easy to see, in reading this book, why Bruce Catton received and was worthy of a Pulitzer Prize for his historical writing.  As a child I first became familiar with the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Professional Poker: Volume 1

Secrets Of Professional Poker:  Volume 1:  Winning Strategies For Limit Hold’em, No-Limit Hold’em, And Omaha, by Rolf Slotboom I have to admit I have a great deal of fondness for reading books about poker and poker strategies by professional poker … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Basics Of Winning Poker

The Basics Of Winning Poker, by Avery Cardoza When this book considers itself a work on the basics of winning poker, the writer really does mean the basics.  It is hard to imagine a book on poker strategy being both … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winner’s Guide To Texas Hold ‘Em

Winner’s Guide To Texas Hold ‘Em, by Ken Warren When reading a book about poker, it is worthwhile if the author has both a great deal of insight about the game as well as a sense of humor, and that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering Positional Chess

Mastering Positional Chess:  Practical Lessons Of A Junior World Champion, by Daniel Naroditsky This is the sort of book that one can approach with different attitudes.  On the one hand, as the youngest person to write a book about chess, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winning Chess Tactics

Winning Chess Tactics, by Yasser Seirawan with Jeremy Silman As someone who from time to time reads and reviews books on chess [1], I must say that this book was a particularly challenging volume to read, and likely would be … Continue reading

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