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10 Jan In chess, a transposition is a known position reached by a different move order than usual – a less obvious way of getting to somewhere you. As a result, I was excited when I discovered that Batsford had sent me a review copy of his newest book, Transpo Tricks in Chess: Finesse Your Chess Moves. Transpo Tricks in Chess has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. P.e. said: This is not just another chess book. This is a book that gives you different moves agains.

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Mark rated it liked it Oct 21, Within each chapter, Soltis discusses dozens of variations.

Mike Coville rated it liked it Dec 24, Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page. George Slotsve added it Sep chhess, Books by Andrew Soltis. Andy Guertin marked it as to-read Dec 07, Finesse Your Chess Moves and Win.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Soltis reveals a finesse early in a variation before moving on to a rejoinder that nullifies the original trick. Wayne Jordaan marked it as to-read Jan 13, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Book Review: Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis

I know I did. Perhaps it would have come in handy if people didn’t laugh at me every time I asked them for a game of chess. Derek Green marked it as to-read Mar 01, If you like to play chess then this is a book to at least take a look at if anything it will get trasnpo to think differently and that is what we need to do some times. Glenn Mitchell added it Dec 20, Want to Trsnspo Currently Reading Read.


The section on the Panov attack in the Caro-Kann, for example, presents an idea on move four that gives black a favorable position.

Soltis’ newest work discusses transpositions: There’s a section on the Sicilian, one on the Ruy Lopez, and a discussion of every major opening, as well as a number of relatively obscure flank openings. For example the double e- pawn opening, or the Sicilian defense. Transpo Tricks in Chess is a reference, inside which the reader will chfss transpositional quirks that can confuse, annoy, or provoke opponents.

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Refresh and try again. You can discuss the book or this review here. Spectraz marked it as to-read Jun 25, In tricjs analysis, Soltis presents each opening move-by-move, presenting transpositional finesses along the way. These are just two but the author breaks down all of the standard moves and take an in depth look into the pros and cons of traditional and his new way.


Soltis, however, rtanspo that white has an energetic reply that transposes into a favorable line of the Alapin Sicilian. Having shown that black’s original move is problematic, Soltis moves on to a later idea.

Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis

Vince rated it liked it Nov 19, Abyad cjess currently reading it Aug 23, No trivia or quizzes yet. In the first book devoted to chess transpositions, New York Post tranzpo and acclaimed chess author Andy Soltis shows how this strategy works over the board. Willie marked it as to-read Apr 18, Oct 21, Ernie rated it it was ok. A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy.

Transpo Tricks In Chess

Transpo Tricks in Chess 3. Open Preview See a Problem? To make the person we are playing against think what is he going to do next?

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