If you've played chess for any period of time, chances are you have heard someone say.. "The best opening is the opening your opponent doesn't know" or "The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake." This fascinating book contains 300 of the most astute insights on chess ever uttered, culled from three centuries of great players. Each of these invaluable maxims is illustrated with an annotated chess position, making the book a short cut to learning from the masters.
606 Puzzles for Chess Nuts Official MENSAﾬ Puzzle Book
For the true chess nut, the 64 squares of the chessboard represent a world of imaginative possibilities, where a bright idea can make the difference between triumph and destruction, victory and defeat. Each of these puzzles re-creates that world, putting the reader into a realistic game position with the tantalizing challenge of finding that elusive winning idea.