- Carefully selected model games showing each structure’s main plans and ideas
- Strategic patterns to observe and typical pitfalls to avoid
- 50 positional exercises with detailed solutions
GM Axel Bachmann from the Foreword:
“Chess Structures - A Grandmaster Guide is an excellent selection of model games. By studying the 140 games and fragments in this book, the reader will learn many of the most important plans, patterns and ideas in chess."
Mauricio Flores Rios is a grandmaster from Chile. He achieved the title at eighteen, and is a regular member of Chile’s Olympic team. Mauricio combines his career as a chess player and trainer with his PhD studies in Mathematics at the University of Minnesota.