Two Books About Chess Improvement “Guide to Good Chess” by C.J.S. Purdy, Thinkers’ Press, English Algebraic Notation, Paperback, pp., $ 17 Nov As I like to tell anyone who will listen, CJS Purdy is the best chess writer you’ve never You said it perfectly: Purdy’s Guide to Good Chess is pure wisdom. 9 Oct Guide to Good Chess has 13 ratings and 1 review. Eric said: Aimed at the beginner sub player, and manages to cram an amazing.

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Trivia About Guide goodd Good Chess. Cecil John Seddon Purdy occupies most spots on my “Desert Island Chessbooks list”. Separate different tags with a comma. Arlen added it Apr 14, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I’d never heard of him, so I looked him up on Wikipedia.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. You do much more with a combination than with a plan; therefore, at every move, in every game you play, see first ti there is a sound combination on the board. Sonny Wake rated it liked it Jul 19, Webone marked it as to-read Sep 17, These 4 locations in All: Lists with This Book.

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Hanzo Hatory marked it as to-read Dec 28, Login to add to list. His language is a little quirky ‘biffs’ ‘smites’but that just makes his observations more memorable. Purdy A readable copy. My Christmas present to myself! Open to the public ; N The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

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Chesshistorian rated it liked it Mar 16, Return to Book Page. Lists What are lists? Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 7. Laura marked it as to-read Jan 03, Purdy’s Guide to Good Guie is pure wisdom.


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Log In or Join. Oct 09, Eric rated it really liked it. Matt rated it liked it Mar 31, There are guidelines and maxims in here I tp seen before. Aimed at the beginner sub player, and manages to cram an amazing amount of good information into a small space.

His language is a bit unusual, making it easier to remember such things as “biffing the Bishop. James Dwulit rated it it was amazing Aug 11, First chess book Purdj read where I’ve been compelled to take notes.

Even the elementary principles which begin this book have points not seen in other works of this type.