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1000 Checkmate Combinations

Product Code: B0114BT

1000 Checkmate Combinations

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Book Description

  • A Russian chess classic, available in its entirety in the English language for the first time
  • Contains comprehensive coverage of the different combinations that can lead to checkmate, making it an invaluable resource for every chess player
  • Introduction by former world champion Mikhail Tal, the greatest checkmate specialist of them all

This truly outstanding book, first published in Russian in the 1970s and regarded there as a classic, contains everything you need to know bout how to deliver checkmate. It contains a wealth of elegant and sophisticated chess tactics as well as systematic and effective instruction.

Each chapter covers a different piece or combination of pieces that is able to bring about checkmate, and provides illustrative templates for just about every mating formation. By working through the book, you will develop your agility to recognise the potential for a checkmate, as well as the know-how to execute one.

Clearly written and beautifully organised, this book is an invaluable tool for all chess enthusiasts, from beginners to serious players.

About the Author(s)

Victor Henkin is a well-respected Russian chess writer and Grandmaster. He is the co-author of Tal's Winning Chess Combinations: The Secrets of Winning Chess Combinations Described and Explained with former world champion Mikhail Tal.

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Our Price: $21.95

Product Details

ISBN 9781906388706
Manufacturer Batsford Chess
Author(s) Victor Henkin
Pages 336 Pages
Publication Date May 3, 2011
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
Book Edition N/A

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