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How to Calculate Chess Tactics

A Revealing Look at the Nuts and Bolts of Chess Thought

Product Code: B0080GB


Publisher: Gambit
Author: Valeri Beim
Year of Publication: 2006

Pages: 175
Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


Book DescriptionThinking methods are at the heart of the chess struggle, yet most players devote little conscious effort to improving their calculating ability. Much of the previous literature on the subject has presented idealized models that have limited relevance to the hurly-burly of practical chess, or else provide little more than ad hoc suggestions. Here, experienced trainer Valeri Beim strikes a balance by explaining how to use intuition and logic together to solve tactical problems in a methodical way. He also offers advice on when it is best to calculate 'like a machine', and when it is better to rely on intuitive assessment.

Valeri Beim is a grandmaster who lives in Austria. He has won numerous tournaments and plays in the Austrian and German leagues. For many years he was the head trainer at the chess school in Odessa, and he was also the trainer of the Israeli Olympiad team.

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ISBN 9781904600503
Manufacturer Gambit Publishing
Author(s) Valeri Beim
Pages 175 Pages
Publication Date Jan 1, 2006
Notation Type FAN - Figurine
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