The first edition of this book ushered in a new era in chess publishing. It was the first book based on computer-generated position databases that are guaranteed to provide the actual result of a position.
However, this book is no computer print-out. It takes a human
'oracle' to extract the useful information from this mass of data
and to identify new principles to help the rest of us appreciate
the key practical points. Dr John Nunn, top-class grandmaster and
renowned theoretician, performs this role admirably. He has
identified where previous theory has been overturned, and where
there are important new results. Dr Nunn was also the first to
reveal the general importance of the many 'reciprocal zugzwang'
* The complete truth about the ending Rook and Pawn vs Rook
* One of the most important and controversial chess books of the
* An essential addition to every serious chess-player's
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