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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A wonderful mix of various tactical motifs and a great assembly of exercises that really should be in every chess book collection.

overloaded piece a piece that has more defen­ sive tasks than it can cope with promotion a pawn reaches the last ran k and is su bstituted by any other piece. Chess Exercises for Beginners is exactly what the title suggests: a compendium of instructive chess positions (often studies or positions from actual games) that illustrate important tactical motifs and combinations for new and lower-rated players, ranging from common checkmate patterns, double attacks, skewers, deflections, and drawing opportunities. the square of the pawn) a sim­ ple method for determining if a king can prevent a pawn from promoti ng. It's also very nice to have the chapters on "Mixed Motifs" where each problem can have several tactical ideas and you don't have a hint like "look for a skewer. Before reading this book, my ELO rating would be around 800, I am only on page 26 of this book and my ELO rating is 1043.tactics seem (to me as a motivated beginner) that tactic are about repetition and recognizing patterns. Well, to some extent the function of a puzzle book is to expose your chess brain to tactical ideas to sink them into your intuition. Do you think that is smarter than, for instance, working through one book on tactics, then one on strategy, then one on endgames, then one game collection etc.

The book starts with some fairly simple mate-in-one and mate-in-two puzzles (186 in total), which serves as a neat introduction to mating motifs in addition to the later chapters that focus more on the winning of material. This is all well and good, but those seeking very in-depth calculation training from this book might be disappointed. pdf"},"insert":"1001 Chess Exercises for Club Players"},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"and "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"bold":true,"link":"https://www. All of this is to say that a little bit of help on the way to the solution is not such a bad thing, but it might annoy people on the stronger end of the book's target audience.

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. With fulfillment centers in Florida and London, England, we serve chess-players from all over the world.



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