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Znosko-Borovsky, Eugene A.: The Middle Game in Chess, v.1, 7 Sept 2008

This work was published in 1938 and is now in the public domain in Canada since both the author and translator died more than 50 years ago.

PART I. GENERAL REMARKS

I. THE MATERIAL BASIS OF THE GAME
1. THE ELEMENTS
2. THE PIECES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT
3. THE CO-ORDINATION OF THE ELEMENTS AS THE BASIS OF CHESS

II. IDEAS IN CHESS
1. OBJECTS TO FOLLOW AND HOW TO ATTAIN THEM
2. THREATS

III. STRATEGY AND TACTICS
1. PRELIMINARY AND INNER ANALYSIS OF A POSITION
2. THE POSITION AS A WHOLE
3. CONSTRUCTION AND EXECUTION OF THE PLAN
4. TACTICAL POSSIBILITIES

PART II. THE MIDDLE GAME

I. THE STAGES OF THE MIDDLE GAME
1. BETWEEN THE OPENING AND THE MIDDLE GAME
2. BETWEEN MIDDLE GAME AND END GAME

II. SUPERIORITY IN POSITION
1. SUPERIORITY IN THE VARIOUS ELEMENTS
2. VARIOUS MEANS OF EXPLOITING AN ADVANTAGE

III. INFERIOR POSITIONS
1. INFERIORITY IN DIFFERENT ELEMENTS
2. VARIOUS MEANS OF REMEDYING INFERIORITY IN POSITION

IV. EVEN POSITIONS
1. COMBINATION OF THE ELEMENTS
2. POSITIONS WITHOUT DISTINCTIVE FEATURES
3. UPSETTING THE BALANCE
4. COUNTER-ACTION

CONCLUSION
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIVE POSITIONS

EDIT: I've replaced the file with new ones created with Nick's Mobi2IMP. There were previously 60 downloads of the original IMP.

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