Winning chess tactics yasser seirawan

We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. I have to recommend this book very highly, due to seeing a definite improvement in my results after reading it and working on the tests and puzzles provided. Chess Tactics For Champions. Jun 01, Reza Taheri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Complete Book of Chess Strategy I.

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Programming in C Wouter De Kort. An excellent and thorough it seemed to me introduction to chess tactics.

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Admittedly, the first couple of chapters were rather tough going, mostly wining I found the tests to be very difficult and rather qinning than transparent. Winning Chess Openings - Yasser Seirawan As a chessplayer who is just now beginning to delve into the richness of the openings, I found this book tremendously helpful.

I'm hoping the Winning Chess series will serve as a nice gateway to more advanced books such as Silman, Nimzovitch or Pachman. Iillexial rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Wade rated it it was amazing Apr 17, The second part of the book examines great tacticians and some of their important games, dealing in a chronological order with such greats as Adolf Anderssen 14Paul Morphy 15Rudolf Spielmann 16Frank Marshall 17Alexander Alekhine 18Mikhail Tal 19and Garry Kasparov This edition has been revised and translated from descriptive notation to algebraic by Lou Hays.

What can I say about this? The author continues the discussion of the usual suspects such as forks, pins, skewers, and so on, and then explains specific subtypes of these tactics. Oleg Zhoglo rated it it was amazing Sinning 10, If you post your own games, include your own annotations. The Author, Yasser Seirawan, does a great job of showing simple tactical moves like forks, pins and skewers.

Not too surprisingly, WCT details more subtle or less obvious points about the tactical issues of chess. React for Real Ludovico Fischer.

Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Spawch rated it it was amazing Jan 29, The text develops the topic of combinations, and how they can be used to reduce the game position to a known pattern, which forces an opponent into a losing position. The first part of the book, which takes up more than half of the book's length and thirteen of its chapters, examines various tactics and combinations, some of them going several moves in advance.

The book helps you to learn how to think during a chess game which hactics one of my biggest problems. If you are a reasonable player but want to win more games, this is the book for you.

Traps and Zaps 2 - Bruce Pandolfini Similar to Traps and Zapsbut this book delves wiinning different openings than just the symmetric King Pawn openings covered in the chesss volume.

Although the topics in this book are more difficult to grasp than those laid out in PWC, the writing is still clear and understandable, although Seirawan has a bad habit of trying to be "cute" with his pros. Oh well, let's get this B. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Winning Chess Tactics

Apr 27, Mohamed Al Sayyah rated seirawn it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Arguably, I haven't actually finished my first pass of WCT. That isn't to say that the later tests were easy, but at least they made more sense to me. Out of ideas for the holidays? My 60 Memorable Games Bobby Fischer. Seirawan was the first author that Iwnning was exposed to that made masters' games seem understandable. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The book focuses on simple combinations, particularly mating combinations, and even more particularly, back-rank mating combinations.

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