Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition (Arthur van de Oudeweetering)

Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition

Key Moves and Motifs in the Middlegame
by Arthur van de Oudeweetering
New In Chess

ISBN: 978-1-927179-51-2

US $17.99

Pattern recognition is one of the most important mechanisms of chess improvement. Realizing that the position on the board has similarities with something you have seen before helps you to quickly grasp the essence of that position and find the most promising continuation.

Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition supplies a wealth of essential, yet easy-to-remember building blocks for your chess knowledge.

In 40 short, well-defined and practical chapters, experienced chess trainer Arthur van de Oudeweetering presents hundreds of examples of surprising middlegame themes. To test your understanding he provides exercises for every chapter.

After working with this book, an increasing number of positions, pawn structures and piece placements will automatically activate your chess knowledge. As a result, you will find the right move more often and more quickly!

Arthur van de Oudeweetering (1966) is an International Master and a chess trainer from the Netherlands. He has written regular columns for chess news websites ChessVibes and, and is a frequent contributor to the New In Chess Yearbooks.

About the book

This book was previously published in 2014 under the same title by New In Chess, ISBN 978-90-5691-538-4. The original paperback has 301 pages. In the e+Books edition, you can play through all the material on the live board. Navigate the Contents by chapter. Games are indexed by player (White or Black). Puzzles have hidden solutions.