Understanding Pawn Play in Chess: A Grandmaster Shows How to Make the Most of Your Pawns. 10 August by Drazen Marovic. In this book, experienced grandmaster and trainer Drazen Marovic elucidates the pawn’s multi-faceted nature. By investigating high-quality games from. Chess games of Drazen Marovic, career statistics, famous victories, opening repertoire, PGN download, discussion, and more.

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Black should finish his basic development marivic quickly as possible, allow White to build a full pawn-centre and then undermine that centre, trying to bring about a blockade.

King Fianchetto Defences Drazen Marovic. His books have been well received by the public and reviewers alike.

Sincehe has been writing for Gambit Publications and his work has changed direction, delving more deeply into his experiences as a player and trainer, by focusing on elements of strategy and dynamics in chess. Matulovic vs D Marovic. Each position, as if evading general principles, must be assessed on its own more than ever. Mastering the Chess Openings Volume 2.

Marovic discusses central pawn-structures and their impact on play both in the centre and on the wings. These two phases of the game tend to melt one into the other. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Happy Birthday, Gran Maestro! With these international successes came the award of International Master and International Grandmaster titles in and respectively. Sign up to newsletters.

Showing 1 to 26 of 26 results. Pages with related products. The game is characterized by the clever use of bishops on the diagonals and the coordinated activity of knights. D Marovic vs Minic. He begins by surveying how the pawn’s role in controlling the centre has been developed over the last years, and how this has led to the refinement of concepts such as the ‘dynamic’ backward pawn and the positional exchange sacrifice.


By investigating high-quality games from grandmaster practice, he provides the reader with an armoury of pawn-play concepts that will help him or her to make the right judgements at the board.

Review Lovers of romantic play will enjoy the chapter on the open center Pick your username now and join the chessgames community! In pursuit of a profession, he obtained a degree in Literature which, when coupled with his gift for languages, provided him with a lifetime vocation, teaching Italian, Spanish and English.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It seems from the small excerpts I’ve seen that Soltis’ book concentrates more on the typical structures seen from various openings, while Marovic’s books seem to be more concerned with various aspects of pawn structures eg. Format All Paperback Hardback.

No posting personal information of members. Drazen Marovkc has been one of the leading Yugoslav chess theoreticians and analysts since s.

He walks through the thought process and discusses the various pawn patterns successfully used against opponents by grand masters. Secrets of Positional Chess. Despite learning the game at the relatively late age of sixteen, he made remarkable progress to finish second in the Yugoslav Junior Championship, just two years later.

The book, as always with the subject, is divides by themes, like Isolated Drqzen, Hanging Pawns and so on. Udovcic vs D Marovic. Views Read Edit View history.


The bulk of the book is devoted to discussions of the main type of centre: I find his teaching style and methodology easy to understand and follow. The author discusses games where the pawns are used successfully by top GM’s like Alekhine, Kasparov to defeat the opponent. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He is currently the trainer of the Croatian national team. He’s got a book on Queen’s Gambit openings that is a really great way to learn the overriding concepts of the opening family.

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Happy Birthday GM Marovic! This page was last edited on 28 Aprilat Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. E62 King’s Indian, Fianchetto. M Damjanovic vs D Marovic. Secretos de las transformaciones en ajedrez Drazen Marovic.

He has coached individuals and national teams, including his own nation, Croatia. D Marovic vs C H Alexander. The Complete Manual of Positional Chess: He is also an author of note.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Lovers of romantic play will enjoy the chapter on the open center C86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack.

Secrets of Positional Chess- Drazen Marovic

C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin. The consequence of such reasoning is visible in the pawn-formations. See our Returns Policy. Smailbegovic vs D Marovic.