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Chessboard Combat

This book shows the reality of chess tactics. Explore the challenges of a chess player on the board: attack, defense and counterattack! It exposes the real give-and-take nature of chess tactics. With a generous number of puzzles in test form, this manual will help chess students improve their tactical skills and be ready to attack or counterattack.

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Chess students love to solve problems. And solving tactical drills will certainly help you improve your pattern recognition and help you find good plays in tournament games. But there's a downside to most tactical drills: We always know who's supposed to win!

Chess in real life is different, not just because no one touches your shoulder and tells you to find a tactic. Sometimes tactics work and sometimes they don't. Sometimes your opponent also has some tricks up his sleeve.

This book shows the reality of chess tactics. Explore the challenges of a chess player on the board: attack, defense and counterattack! It exposes the real take-and-give nature of chess tactics.

American grandmaster Joel Benjamin, three-time U.S. champion, was inspired by the 20th century classic Chess Traps, Pitfalls, and Swindles of the legendary chess authors Fred Reinfeld and Israel Albert Horowitz. With modern examples, Benjamin awakens the same spirit of fun and enjoyment. With a generous amount of puzzles in test form, this handbook will help chess learners improve their tactical skills and be ready to attack or counterattack.

Joel and Benjamin he's an American grandmaster and three-time United States champion. He became the youngest American chess master in history at age 13, beating Bobby Fischer's record. Chessboard Combat is his fifth book for New In Chess. Benjamin graduated from Yale University with a major in history.

Product Details
NC-7221

Data sheet

Product Type
Paper
Language
English
Theme
Tactics
Level
Club
Author
Joel Benjamin
No. Pages
224
Year published
2023
Measurements
170 x 235mm
ISBN
9789493257832
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