Build Up Your Chess 3: Mastery is a learning to play chess must have written by Artur Yusupov. Renowned grandmaster Artur Yusupov completes his course of chess improvement. Volume 1, The Fundamentals, showed club chess players the basic ideas they should know; Volume 2, Beyond the Basics, set off on the road to mastery, and now in Volume 3 we arrive at our final destination. Yusupov guides the reader using carefully selected positions and advice. This new understanding is then tested by a series of puzzles.
Artur Yusupov , from Germany, was ranked No. 3 in the world from 1986 to 1992, just behind the legendary Karpov and Kasparov. In recent years he has mainly worked as a chess trainer with players ranging from current World Champion Vishy Anand and many other top grandmasters, to talented juniors and local amateurs in Germany.