Chess Tactics from Scratch - 2ND EDITION

    Understanding Chess Tactics

    Chess Tactics from Scratch - 2ND EDITION
    img
    Our Price: $29.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0062QT

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: April 1, 2012
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 344 Pages

    Book Description

    "Chess is 99 per cent tactics" is an old saying. This may be an exaggeration, but even the remaining 1 per cent still depends on tactics. When Martin Weteschnik started working as a trainer in his local chess club, he quickly realized that even the stronger club players had great weaknesses in their tactical play. He also discovered that simply asking them to solve a huge number of puzzles did not fix the problem.

    These players clearly needed a good book, but when Weteschnik looked for it he found nothing suitable, so he decided to write it himself. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and decided to restructure and rewrite it completely.

    The first edition of this book, Understanding Chess Tactics, was hailed as a modern classic. This expanded and improved second edition offers more puzzles to test the tactical chess skill that Weteschnik helps the reader develop.

    Related Products

    • Modern Chess - Move by Move
      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Leading chess author Colin Crouch selects and explains over 30 sensational games, all from the new millennium. By studying battles between the world's best players, Crouch examines in detail all the key areas of modern chess
      img

      Modern Chess - Move by Move

      A Step-By-Step Guide to Brilliant Chess
      Catalog Code: B0286EM
      Our Price: $29.95

    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 30
      Chess Informant (Sahovski Informator) is a publishing company based in Belgrade, that periodically produces the book of the same name, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, Encyclopaedia of Chess Endings, Opening Monographs, other print publications, and software (including electronic editions of most print publications).
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 30

      Catalog Code: B0030INF
      Our Price: $17.95

    • White to Play and Win PLUS Simple Chess
      When "White to Play and Win" was first published, it created a great sensation because the author, Weaver W. Adams, claimed to be able to prove that White has a win by force from the very first move, against any defense. Although the author was never able to prove his central thesis, he did prove that these lines were lethal against the average tournament chess player.
      img

      White to Play and Win PLUS Simple Chess

      Catalog Code: B0022IS
      Our Price: $19.95

    • SHOPWORN - Rules of Winning Chess
      Some players seem to be naturally gifted at chess. Almost effortlessly they seem to know what to do in every position. They recognize the best squares for their pieces; they know whether to seize the initiative with a bold attack or play quietly; whether to trade pieces or avoid exchanges; how to exploit opponents' weaknesses while minimizing the effect of their own - they make it look all too easy!
      img

      SHOPWORN - Rules of Winning Chess

      Catalog Code: SWB0287EM
      Our Price: $13.50

    • Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame
      This book tells you about the heart of Chess - the middlegame - in a format designed for young players. It uses a large clear type and is illustrated throughout with many chess diagrams and cartoons.
      img

      Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame

      Catalog Code: B0002PA
      Our Price: $9.95

    • EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster
      Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
      Club players are unaware of the subtleties that exist in grandmaster chess. Grandmasters can analyse chess at a depth that is unfathomable to amateurs. Moreover, they have extensive knowledge of chess history and opening theory, as well extraordinary endgame technique and tactical vision. However, having reached such a high level can make it difficult to understand what is lacking in the mind of the amateur.
      img

      EBOOK - Lessons with a Grandmaster

      Enhance Your Chess Strategy and Psychology with Boris Gulko
      Catalog Code: E-B0326EM
      Our Price: $21.95

    • A Road to the Master Title
      A Road to the Master Title
      img

      A Road to the Master Title

      Catalog Code: CB0092CD

      Regular Price: $7.95

      Special Price: $3.98


    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 119
      Viking Edition
      Chess Informant 119 Viking is largely dedicated to the newly crowned world champion, Magnus Carlsen. He’s the emerging global brand and the new face of our beloved game. We offer exclusive Carlsen photos inside Chess Informant 119, but for the cover we preferred the symbolism of a sailing drakkar boat. This newest installment of the Informant is all about red and blue that one can connect with the Norwegian flag, perhaps as additional evidence that Vikings are back in fashion.
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 119

      Viking Edition
      Catalog Code: B0119INF
      Our Price: $39.95

    • The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3
      Test and Improve Your Defensive Skill
      One of the most important skills a chessplayer needs is the ability to defend a position that is under siege. In this third volume in the highly acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle Book series, International Grandmaster Karsten Mueller, along with International Master Merijn van Delft, examines and expounds upon the vital defensive concepts and techniques used to repulse enemy attacks.
      img

      The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3

      Test and Improve Your Defensive Skill
      Catalog Code: B0042RE
      Our Price: $24.95

    • Winning with the English Defense
      Answers 1.e4 and all other openings. This is a very flexible system that allows White to build up a large center if so inclined. Black's aim is to attack White's center with all his forces, bringing about sharp, hypermodern play on the board.
      img

      Winning with the English Defense

      Catalog Code: CB0083CD

      Regular Price: $9.95

      Special Price: $4.98


    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb