Pump Up Your Rating

Unlock Your Chess Potential

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Publication Date: October 15, 2013
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 374

Any man in the street knows how to increase his physical strength, but among most chess players confusion reigns when it comes to improving their playing strength. Axel Smith's training methods have guided his friends, team-mates and pupils to grandmaster norms and titles. Hard work will be required, but Axel Smith knows how you can Pump Up Your Rating.

Every area of chess is covered -- opening preparation, through middlegame play, to endgame technique. Smith delves into both the technical and psychological sides of chess, and shows how best to practise and improve.

International Master Axel Smith from Sweden has had great success as a coach. Using his methods on himself, in just two years, he boosted his rating from 2093 to 2458. He is now closing in on the grandmaster title.

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