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  1. 08 May '09 10:21
    I have Chernov's Logical Chess Move by Move and am really learning from it and enjoying it. What are some other books like that with good comments on each move?

    I'm am finding this is a great way to learn.

    Any thoughts would be appreciated. Please help me find other books like that for someone not too advanced.

    grit
  2. 08 May '09 12:04
    Originally posted by grit
    I have Chernov's Logical Chess Move by Move and am really learning from it and enjoying it. What are some other books like that with good comments on each move?

    I'm am finding this is a great way to learn.

    Any thoughts would be appreciated. Please help me find other books like that for someone not too advanced.

    grit
    Understanding chess move by move by John Nunn.It's like a more modern version of logical chess.
  3. 08 May '09 12:11
    Chess: The Art of Logical Thinking by Neil McDonald is an attempt at an update.

    I personally rate this higher (if you're a lower intermediate) though it is heavily annotated, rather than every single move:
    A First Book of Morphy by Frisco Del Rosario
    http://tinyurl.com/qddxok
  4. 08 May '09 12:53
    you may also enjoy this site, based on Chernevs method

    http://www.logicalchess.com/resources/lc/
  5. 08 May '09 16:02
    robbie, that site is a gold mine! Thank you.

    grit
  6. 08 May '09 16:39
    Is Seirawan's book "Winning Chess Brilliances" good? Has anyone used it? I like all his books, but have never seen this one. Would it be suitable for someone at my lever?

    grit
  7. Standard member Blackamp
    Death
    09 May '09 18:22
    The McDonald book mentioned above is very good - quite clear in its explanations of each move. It has chapters dealing with 1.e4 e5, 1.d4 d5, 1.e4 c5, 1.d4 Nf6 openings (including transpositions from other move orders), and flank openings. If you want to delve into the logic of the openings it is very good, and the explanations continue right up to the last moves. I thought the choice of games was good too.
  8. 09 May '09 19:37
    Thanks folks. I just ordered Neil McDonald's book! I 'm looking forward to its arrival.

    grit