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"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the
unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress
depends on the unreasonable man".
George Bernard Shaw
This set of papers looks at planning. It discusses what a plan is, and gives indicators as to what elements to assess. A lively discussion example focuses on a particular example and attempts to bring out the practical issues related to planning. Planning linked to specific positional elements are looked at, in particular pawn structure and space. Finally it presents a challenge to the traditional assess-> plan-> execute model found in many middlegame books.
1st evolution of suite: 31st August 1998
Your feedback is welcome to be incorporated in future evolutions of this suite!
Examples are taken from the following 3 great positional players :-
Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik
Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
Plans based on particular elements
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