1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners: The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts, Too

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1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners: The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts, Too

1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners: The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts, Too

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discussed in the following chapters; for example, a discovery is no more than a sophisticated form of double attack. The King can't capture it as it's protected by the pawn on f4, the King has no available square to move too so it's checkmate. The end of the book has a chapter with mixed motifs a grab bag of everything deflection, mate in 3, removing the defender, double attack, back rank weakness, opening a file ect. What that means is that you're never really finished and end up playing over the exercises many times.

positions (which seems to be something of a standard number nowadays for puzzle books) is a lot of solving. Since most of the pieces have left the board, endgame tactics have the clarity that enables you to grasp all basics concepts quickly and comprehensively. The diagrams have all been redrawn, which is good since it allows the ebook to flow, but unfortunately they have been redrawn using low resolution, blocky images. Please contact us in advance for advice on best procedure, as in certain circumstances we are able to send our courier to collect items.n\nThe contents will give an idea of how it is structured:\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Part I Basic tactical patterns"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chapter I Mate in one move"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chapter 2 Win a piece in two moves"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Part II The preparatory move"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chapter 3 Mate in two moves"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chapter 4 Win a piece in three moves"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Part III Defend"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chapter 5 Defend your king"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Chapter 6 Defend your pieces"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Part IV Chess Endgame Exercises for Club Players"},{"insert":"\n\nEach section of each chapter is in turn divided into the nuts and bolts of the operation(s) involved, thus part one of chapter one – mate in one – covers mate with a queen, mate with queen and king, mate with queen and pawn, mate with queen, king and pawn(s) and the use of the pin. The author is a Dutch IM, trainer and youth coach of the Dutch Chess Federation, so has ample experience and knows whereof he speaks.

com/news/1001-chess-exercises-for-advanced-club-players/"},"insert":"1001 Chess Exercises for Advanced Club Players"},{"insert":" (reviewed July 2019 and February 2023 respectively). But it genuinely might have taken me like an hour of staring at the position before I would even look at a move like that, after eliminating most other possibilities.Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too. In the endgame, you can focus on what is important without any distractions by a couple of random pawns and pieces. There are two types of books on tactics, those that introduce the concepts followed by a some examples, and workbooks that contain numerous exercises.

com) after completing it to test out other candidate moves and why they don't work, especially when it isn't discussed in the solutions section. Also, I‘m worried about losing my newly acquired tactical prowess if I spend the next months only working on strategy.Sharpen your tactics: 1125 brillant sacrifices, combinations and studies by Anatoly Lein and Archangelsky. hanging piece an undefended piece that is under attack loose piece an u ndefended piece that is not under immediate attack mating net usually q u iet moves that trap the king in preparation of mate Novotny theme this is the term used when a piece is sacrificed on a square where it could be taken by two d ifferent opponent pieces - which­ ever piece makes the capture obstructs the action of the other. Well, one of the many great advised a received on this forum was one written on this forum and stated this: " You might consider just reading the first 15 [puzzles] of each chapter, then quickly do them again, the same day. Willemze uses all his experience as a coach, and his familiarity with the famous Step Method, to carefully build up your chess knowledge step-by-step.

They allow you to find solutions for puzzles that might have stumped you otherwise, in the same way that grouping puzzles by tactical motifs present might. Even thought it has a beginner in its title,this is harder than Chess Tactics for Champion by Polgar. The hints that accompany the puzzles in the print version have been moved to the solutions, which makes them rather pointless. The other day, I was listening to a Perpetual Chess Episode starring legendary adult improver Neal Bruce, who famously spent four years on tactics and tactics only before switching to the realm of strategy books, which he intends to study for three whole years. I'm 1700 on Lichess Rapid right now, and I joined a club recently, I don't have a rating at the moment, but they've paired me against 1500 rated USCF players who I've been at least equally matched against.n\nThis is a very well-constructed and presented piece of work with crystal clear diagrams and layout, which would, I am sure, be of great help to anyone just joining our ranks.

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