Improve Your Attacking Chess

250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills

Improve Your Attacking Chess
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Publication Date: January 1, 2004
Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
Page Count: 160 Pages

Checkmating the enemy king is the ultimate goal in chess. In this book Simon Williams helps readers to practice and improve their skills in this vital area of practical chess. A mating attack typically involves a build-up of forces, followed by an opening of lines, often involving a sacrifice. Once the enemy king is exposed, it is either checkmated, or only saved at a great cost in material. The puzzles in this book are pertinent to all these phases, and involve questions of where to attack and what pieces to use. Topics include: Attacking the king caught in the centre; Central breakthrough; Standard sacrifices against the castled king; Chasing the king; Endgame mates; Combinative themes. 

 

About the Author:

Simon Williams is a young international grandmaster from England who has gained a reputation for playing daring attacking chess. He has represented England in World and European Championships in various age groups, and has been a regular in the British Championship since his early teens.

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