Winning Chess Tactics
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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CHAPTER TWO The Double Attack
CHAPTER THREE The Pin
CHAPTER FIVE King Tactics and Combinations
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absolute pin Adolf Anderssen Alekhine Alexander Alekhine Anderssen back rank checkmate Black pieces Black plays Black resigns Black Rook Black threatens Black to play Black's Bishop Black's King Black's Knight Black's Queen Chapter create d-file defend discovered attack discovered check double attack double check draw Emanuel Lasker endgame enemy King example extra pawn f7-pawn former World Champion gain of tempo gives White Grandmaster h-pawn Jeremy Silman Jose Raul Capablanca Kasparov Kingside Knight fork Kxh7 Lasker leads to checkmate look master material advantage Morphy moves his King open files opponent opponent's passed pawn perpetual check piece or pawn points position in Diagram possible Queenside relative pin sacrifice sacrificing square stalemate tactics and combinations Tests TEST threat tournament trap turn to play undefended Value White plays White Queen White resigns White to play White wins White's Bishop White's King White's move White's Rook White's turn win a pawn zwischenzug