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    Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book

    Product Code: B0105GB


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: Jon Speelman
    Year of Publication: 2008

    Pages: 243
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book Description

    Jon Speelman is one of the most successful British chess-players of all time, and is renowned for the creativity of his play and his remarkable calculating ability. He is also an extremely experienced writer and chess coach. His personal selection of chess puzzles will infuriate, entertain, test and instruct chess-players of all levels.

    Themed sections include:
    * Finger Exercises
    * Stalemate
    * The Skewer
    * The Pin
    * Pawn Promotion
    * Line Opening and Closing
    * Loose Pieces
    * Mating Attacks
    * The Back Rank
    * Knight Forks

    Grandmaster Jon Speelman is a world-championship candidates semi-finalist, and has been one of the mainstays of the England team for a quarter of a century, including the period during which the team won silver medals three times at chess Olympiads. He is an extremely respected writer, especially noted for his ground-breaking work on endgame topics.

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    ISBN 9781904600961
    Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
    Author(s) Jon Speelman
    Pages 243 Pages
    Publication Date May 6, 2008
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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