(Theory and Practice of Chess Middlegame). Detailed manual of middlegame wrritten by well-known Russian GM and trainer, based on his own lessons given during many years. The book is intended for intermediate and stronger players, material is divided into 11 main chapters: 1. Ataka v shakhmatnoi partii, 2. Zashchita, 3. Kontrigra, 4.Profilaktika, 5. Realizacia perevesa, 6. Ravnye polozhenia, 7. Borba tjazholykh figur, 8. Dve legkie figury za ladyu, 9. Mnogofigurny raznotsvet, 10. Odnotsvetnye slony, 11. Slon protiv konya. Each chapter consists from explanations with many diagrams and from ca 20 positions for self-training. This Second edition is revised and enlarged, with cooperation of GM Artem Timofeev. New is the first chapter on the attack - about 40 pages. Series Shakhmatny universitet no. 86.