Winning chess tactics

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Tempus Books of Microsoft Press, Oct 29, 1992 - Games - 254 pages
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A fascinating and enlightening introduction to chess tactics, from the USA's #1-ranked chess player. As compelling, instructive, and fun for aspiring chess players as it is for more advanced players. Lively instruction and scores of revealing examples on crucial tactical maneuvers, plus more than 200 diagrammed positions, analysis of the plays of the game's greatest tacticians, and more.

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Review: Winning Chess Tactics, revised

User Review  - Carl Stevens - Goodreads

This has definitely helped my game. It is one of those books you don't really read, but rather work through one study at a time. I now see the board in a different way which helps me with Thaddeus ... Read full review

Review: Winning Chess Tactics, revised

User Review  - Jim Kennedy - Goodreads

An excellent and thorough (it seemed to me) introduction to chess tactics. It has really started me thinking about chess in a far more constructive manner, and my rating is improving because of this. Next - his book on strategy ... :) Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER TWO The Double Attack
9
CHAPTER THREE The Pin
35
CHAPTER FIVE King Tactics and Combinations
51
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About the author (1992)

Yasser Seirawan is a three-time U.S. Champion, the 1989 Western Hemisphere Champion, and an eight time member of the U.S. chess Olympiad team. He was the first American to vie for the World Championship title since Bobby Fischer. Currently one of the world's top-ranked chess players, he is one of only a handful of players to have defeated world champions Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov in tournament play.

Silman, International Chess Master, is a world-class teacher, writer and player who has won the American Open, the National Open and the U.S. Open. He is the author of 32 highly popular chess books. He has also written dozens of articles that have appeared in chess magazines published throughout the world.

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