Book Review: The Chess Toolbox

Sherwood, Russell  Monday, December 24, 2018

The Chess Toolbox: Practical Techniques Everyone Should Know

IM Thomas Willemze

New in Chess

400 Pages

What skills do you need to develop your chess? This book aims to develop the skills of the player in a number of specific areas:

  • Exchange your way to Victory
  • Unleash your Rooks
  • Attack and Defence

When the knowledge development in the first three sections is combined we then have Exploiting the IQP and Fighting the IQP.  This approach to knowledge development, via a layered syllabus style approach, is quite rare in chess and also quite refreshing! 

For the CC player, this is a very useful book as it will help in deciding the correct strategic decisions are being made..

Rating: 81%


Updated Monday, December 24, 2018 by Russell Sherwood

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