1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners

Author: Franco Masetti
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781973869603
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners: The Tactics Workbook that Explains the Basic Concepts By Franco Masetti

1001 Chess Exercises for Beginners

Author: Franco Masetti
Publisher: New In Chess,Csi
ISBN: 9789056913977
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Combines over one thousand chess problems with descriptions of different chess positions and tactics including the double attack, mate in one, mixed motif, and skewer.

Improve Your Chess Tactics

Author: Jakov Neishstadt
Publisher: New In Chess
ISBN: 9056914804
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The best advice for chess players who want to improve quickly is: get better at tactics! Simply because the vast majority of amateur games is decided through tactics you will immediately start beating more opponents when you improve your tactical skills. Experienced Russian Grandmaster Jakov Neishtadt has selected those examples from the games of masters that have the biggest instructional value for club players. In the first part of the book Neishstadt teaches a systematic course on the most important tactical themes. The second part consist of an exam with hundreds of tests from real-life chess, in random order so as not to give unwelcome hints on how to solve them. The solutions are not just lists of moves, but include instructive prose.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess

Author: Jon Edwards
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470121320
Format: PDF, ePub
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Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies in action. For hands-on practice, you can even set up your board and make your moves as you learn. With this book and practice, you'll be saying "Checkmate" in no time. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Each move or tactic is clearly explained Explanations accompany each photo Color photos and diagrams show key positions, strategies, and moves Helpful tips provide additional guidance

The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

Author: Graham Burgess
Publisher: Gambit
ISBN: 9781906454289
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Solving tactical puzzles is one of the most effective ways to improve your chess. This convenient book provides 300 exercises, with instructive points highlighted in the solutions. There is something here for everyone. The puzzles in the first two chapters are based on a clear-cut tactic or checkmate, such as those explained in Gambit's best-sellers How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids. The endgame challenges highlight tactics and principles in action. In practice it is vital to defend resiliently and seek counterattacking chances - there is an innovative chapter on these rarely-covered themes as well as puzzles where the reader must decide how to punch home an attack. Later chapters help readers develop a vital skill: the ability to make tough chessboard decisions. Attack, sacrifice, grab material, defend or simplify - it's for you to decide! Principles and guidelines are emphasized, together with common sources of error. The final section of puzzles will prove a stern challenge even for the best players, with the reader exposed to the full complexity of modern chess - with a few helpful hints along the way.

1001 Deadly Checkmates

Author: John Nunn
Publisher: Gambit Publications
ISBN: 9781906454258
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be ready to shock your next opponent with a deadly checkmate, whether in a school match, a club tournament - or even a championship game! By focusing exclusively on positions from real games, ranging from junior events to grandmaster encounters, Nunn ensures that the mates featured are those which arise most often in real life. He also highlights themes and ideas that are often missed in practice. While solving these puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of patterns will grow, leading to an immediate increase in your playing strength. All 1001 puzzle positions have been carefully checked, and are graded by theme and difficulty. Points are awarded for finding the checkmate, so you can measure your skill. Most of the puzzles are suitable for novice and junior players. The last chapter challenges you with 'extreme checkmates', but don't worry: you'll be ready for them!

Chess Tactics for Beginners

Author: Robert Graham Wade
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780879800192
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents chess puzzles that illustrate basic game tactics and strategies, and includes a brief introduction to chess notation.

Chess Workbook for Children

Author: Todd Bardwick
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780976196211
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Chess Workbook for Children is a fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children (and adults) who are new to chess or who are in the beginning stages of learning to play the royal game. Two hundred problems with a comprehensive answer key are given at two skill levels: Basset Hound (beginner) and Chess Detective (intermediate). The book has large print and is easy to read and understand.

Play Like a Girl

Author: Jennifer Shahade
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781936277032
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Chess lovers of all levels can enjoy the puzzles, as the difficulty goes all the way from one-move killer blows to deep, complex combinations.

Tactics Time 2

Author: Tim Brennan
Publisher: New In Chess,Csi
ISBN: 9789056915377
Format: PDF
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Tactics Time 2 presents 1001 fresh and instructive positions that Tim and Anthea have assembled from real amateur chess games, leaving you able to spot relatively simple patterns like a knight fork, an overloaded piece or a weak back rank.