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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Transpo Tricks In Chess by Soltis, Andrew

This is not just another chess book. Derek Green marked it as to-read Mar 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Transpo Tricks in Chess is a reference, inside which the reader will find transpositional quirks that can confuse, annoy, or provoke opponents. Soltis reveals a finesse early in a variation before moving on to a rejoinder that nullifies the original trick.


Richard Cole rated it liked it Feb 20, To make the person we are playing against think what is he going to do next? Trivia About Transpo Tricks in Nathan Zimmermann marked it as to-read Nov 07, Mike Coville rated it liked it Dec 24, Books by Andrew Soltis.

Yonny Vivas rated it it was amazing Feb 21, It won’t improve your overall play dramatically, but you will find dozens of opening tricks that will trlcks opponents and improve your results.

That chesss what I got out of this book. Spectraz marked it as to-read Jun 25, Wayne Jordaan marked it as to-read Jan 13, Be the first gricks ask a question about Transpo Tricks in Chess. 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: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Book Review: Transpo Tricks in Chess by Andrew Soltis

I couldn’t tell you anything about this book because I completely lost interest in it. Soltis, however, reveals that white has an energetic reply that transposes into a favorable line ni the Alapin Sicilian. Soltis’ book, like the dictionary, isn’t the kind of work one reads from start to finish. He is not playing like he or she normally does.


Within each chapter, Soltis discusses dozens of variations. In the first book devoted to chess transpositions, New York Post columnist and acclaimed chess author Andy Soltis shows how this strategy works over the board. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Transpo Tricks in Chess

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Soltis’ book is a practical text.

I know I did. Andy Guertin marked it as to-read Dec 07, tramspo This processes is repeated throughout the book, and it allows the reader to develop a thorough understanding of the complexity and subtlety of opening play. Refresh and try again. A transposition in chess is a little like a bait-and-switch marketing ploy.