CHESS PUZZLES

Year of Publication
1971 2014 2002 to 2002
Author(s)
  1. August Livshitz (2)
  2. Bruce Albertson (5)
  3. Bruce Pandolfini (4)
  4. Chris Ward (4)
  5. Christian Kongsted (1)
  6. Daniel King (2)
  7. Eric Schiller (2)
  8. Eric Schiller (2)
  9. Fred Reinfeld (4)
  10. Fred Wilson (4)
  11. Graham Burgess (1)
  12. I.A. Horowitz (1)
  13. Jeff Coakley (2)
  14. John Emms (1)
  15. John Nunn (2)
  16. John Shaw (1)
  17. Jon Speelman (1)
  18. Karsten Muller (3)
  19. Karsten Muller & Alex Markgraf (1)
  20. Larry Evans (2)
  21. Lev Alburt (2)
  22. Maurice Ashley (3)
  23. Mikhail Krasenkov (1)
  24. Murray Chandler (1)
  25. Richard Palliser (3)
  26. The Kings Gambit (1)
  27. Vlastimil Hort & Vlastimil Jansa (1)
  28. Zenon Franco (2)
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Chess Notation Type
  1. FAN - Figurine (27)
  2. AN - Algebraic (23)
  3. DN - Descriptive (3)
  4. NL - Notationless (2)
Topics
  1. Chess Puzzles (2)
Popular Book Series
  1. Comprehensive Chess Course (1)
Host
  1. GM Michal Krasenkow (1)
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    Test Your Chess Fantasy
    An intriguing book with 120 diagrammed positions each with a multiple choice question attached. The questions are all along the lines of a) White is Winning b) It's even c) Black is winning: which is correct? The tests become gradually more difficult as the book progresses; the author provides a scoring system and solutions are included at the end.
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    Test Your Chess Fantasy

    Catalog Code: CB0023RB
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    The Chess Traveller's Quizbook
    Trains and boats and planes are all part of a day in the life of globe-trotting Grandmaster Julian Hodgson, as is his constant surveillance of the chessboard in search of some lethal tactical strike. Now, in Chess Travellers Quiz Book, Hodgson reverses roles and, setting the brainteasers himself, challenges readers to find the winning combination in 200 test-yourself positions, all taken from practical play. These are arranged chapter by chapter, in order of increasing difficulty, anticipating that by the time you reach your final destination you will be a keener, sharper, more imaginative player.
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    The Chess Traveller's Quizbook

    Catalog Code: CB0055RB
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    5,000 Mate Studies
    A new interactive training course that includes over 5,000 of the best mate studies ever! These mates are classified by the number of moves that it takes to achieve mate, by the number of pieces on the board and also by authors.
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    5,000 Mate Studies

    Catalog Code: WIN0031CV
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    Chess Studies 2.0
    With Chess Studies 2.0 you'll learn endgame technique with the use of breathtaking artistic endgame compositions, especially chosen for their instructive value.
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    Chess Studies 2.0

    Catalog Code: WIN0037CV
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    Check and Mate
    Ten lessons on attacking the enemy king, each with a text introduction, then a game in which you have to find the right moves, with points for doing so in a set amount of time. Excellent training for beginners up to club level.
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    Check and Mate

    Catalog Code: WIn0057CB

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    Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I
    If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.
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    Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

    Catalog Code: WIN0079CV
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    Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II
    This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.
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    Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

    Catalog Code: WIN0085CV
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    Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves
    This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king.
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    Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

    Catalog Code: WIN0097CV
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    CT-ART 4.0 Mating Combinations
    The course is prepared by the famous coach Victor Khenkin and includes 1,200 instructive examples on 14 themes.
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    CT-ART 4.0 Mating Combinations

    Catalog Code: WIN0113CV
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    1000x Checkmate
    The first part of the CD consists of a small database explaining all possible mate motifs in 15 themes. The main database contains 1000 mating tasks in 1, 2 or 3 moves, all stemming from actual games
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    1000x Checkmate

    Catalog Code: WIN0205CB

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    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I
    If you're a beginner, you simply can't afford to miss a mate in one if you want to improve your chess. This comprehensive course, developed by the chess experts at Convekta, addresses this problem.
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    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmates - VOLUME I

    Catalog Code: E-WIN0079CV
    Our Price: $15.95

    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II
    This training course contains 77,000 mate in one exercises taken from practical games with many pieces on the board. An excellent follow-up to CD Elementary Checkmates I.
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    DOWNLOAD - Elementary Checkmate - VOLUME II

    Catalog Code: E-WIN0085CV
    Our Price: $15.95

    DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves
    This course includes more than 2500 exercises for mating in 3 or 4 moves. You will have to use your imagination and precise calculation in order to find a correct way of attacking the king.
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    DOWNLOAD - Attack on the King - VOLUME II - Mating in 3 or 4 Moves

    Catalog Code: E-WIN0097CV
    Our Price: $15.95

    DOWNLOAD - CT-ART 4.0 Mating Combinations
    The course is prepared by the famous coach Victor Khenkin and includes 1,200 instructive examples on 14 themes.
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    DOWNLOAD - CT-ART 4.0 Mating Combinations

    Catalog Code: E-WIN0113CV
    Our Price: $15.95

    1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate
    The man who wrote, "Tactics is 99 per cent of chess," might well have added ? "and 99 per cent of the fun, too!"

    Brilliant sacrifices and combinations, either calculated in advance or played on the spur of the moment, give us thrills that cannot be equaled by any other aspect of the game. And, by a very fortunate coincidence, these brilliant strokes are just what we need to become first-rate players.
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    1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

    Catalog Code: B0015OB
    Our Price: $14.95

    1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate
    21st Century Edition
    Ask most chessplayers from the "baby boomer" generation how they acquired and sharpened their tactical skills, and chances are a Fred reinfeld tactical collection will be part of their answer. And now, for the first time, 1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate is presented in modern Algebraic Notation.
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    1001 Brilliant Ways to Checkmate

    21st Century Edition
    Catalog Code: B0073RE
    Our Price: $19.95

    Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves
    A Study of 101 Outrageous Moves by the Great Chess Champion of All Time
    This book contains a collection of the most brilliant, ingenious and outrageous moves ever played by Bobby Fischer, the American who is generally acknowledged to be the greatest chess player of all time.

    These 101 moves - every one a move that either forced checkmate, gained material or lead to an overwhelmingly superior position - have been selected from among all of Fischer's recorded games, most of which were were played under tournament or match conditions.
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    Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves

    A Study of 101 Outrageous Moves by the Great Chess Champion of All Time
    Catalog Code: B0013SS
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    Chessercizes
    New Winning Techniques for Players of All Levels
    National Master Bruce Pandolfini has created a unique and challenging Chess exercise book for players of all levels. Faced with actual positions from recent tournaments and match play, readers are asked to make the winning move for some of the world's best players, including World Champions Kasparov and Karpov.
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    Chessercizes

    New Winning Techniques for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0006SS
    Our Price: $14.95

    More Chessercizes - Checkmate
    300 Winning Strategies for Players of All Levels
    This book offers chess players the ultimate challenge - to find the move or sequence of moves that will finish off the imaginary opponent in a checkmate situation, allowing readers to practice traps and winning opening moves without using a chess board.
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    More Chessercizes - Checkmate

    300 Winning Strategies for Players of All Levels
    Catalog Code: B0007SS
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    Sam Loyd: His Story and Best Problems
    Sam loyd is widely considered to be the finest chess composer that ever lived, often authorizing problems with witty themes that would challenge even the strongest of players. What isn't so well known is that he was also one of the best chess players in the U.S.,despite having a playing style that was highly flawed. Like his problems, Sam would often try to create fantastic combinations over the board during his games, rather than simplifying and going for the win.

    This book, edited by Grandmaster Andrew Soltis, presents 58 of Sam Loyd's problems for your consideration. In addition to the puzzles, the author extensively discusses the man behind the puzzles.
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    Sam Loyd: His Story and Best Problems

    Catalog Code: CB0107CD

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    Test Your Chess IQ - Master Challenge
    Is the ability to make combinations something you are born with or can it be acquired by practice? Russian chess trainer Livshitz, who has had extensive experience teaching a wide range of players from novices to masters, presents here a course for developing your combinational skill, based on the recognition of tactical motifs. As you work your way through this carefully graced series of tests, themes such as 'diversion,' 'interference,' 'X-Ray,' and many more will become an integral part of your chess armoury, to be employed in your own games.
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    Test Your Chess IQ - Master Challenge

    Catalog Code: B0091EM
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    Test Your Chess IQ - First Challenge
    Russian chess trainer Livshitz, who has had extensive experience teaching a wide range of players from novices to masters, presents here a course for developing your combinational skill, based on the recognition of tactical motifs. As you work your way through this carefully graced series of tests, themes such as 'diversion,' 'interference,' 'X-Ray,' and many more will become an integral part of your chess armoury, to be employed in your own games. Solving these positions will not only provide many hours of pleasure but will also enable you to test - and improve! - your chess IQ.
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    Test Your Chess IQ - First Challenge

    Catalog Code: B0095EM
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    The Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book
    1001 Original Chess Puzzles to Challenge All Standards of Player, From Beginner to Grandmaster
    This book provides a wealth of puzzle positions to test just about every facet of your tactical skills. The puzzles in this book have been selected by analysing games new and old in search of original puzzle positions. It is very unlikely that even seasoned solvers will recognise many of these positions. Emms, by allying his skills with those of powerful computers, has also made every effort to ensure that the solutions are sound, and that there are no unmentioned alternative solutions.
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    The Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book

    1001 Original Chess Puzzles to Challenge All Standards of Player, From Beginner to Grandmaster
    Catalog Code: B0072GB
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    Its Your Move
    This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best
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    Its Your Move

    Catalog Code: B0093EM

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    EBOOK - Its Your Move
    This book provides the reader with a selection of puzzles to solve. However, unlike other books of the White to play and mate in three' variety, it simulates real game scenarios, offering readers a choice of tempting alternatives and requiring them to pick the best
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move

    Catalog Code: E-B0093EM
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    303 Tricky Checkmates
    Two, Three and Four Move Checkmates
    Both a fascinating challenge and great training tool, these two, three and four move checkmates are great for beginning, intermediate and expert players. Mates are in order of difficulty, from simple to very complex positions.
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    303 Tricky Checkmates

    Two, Three and Four Move Checkmates
    Catalog Code: B0017CZ
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    Chess Endgame Quiz
    Can you Find the Best Move?
    This challenging book features two hundred challenges in the multiple choice format that has proved so popular for chess-playing readers. These instructive, elegant and entertaining positions will not only challenge and entertain you, but will also teach you how to improve your endgame while trying to find the best move of the three choices presented.
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    Chess Endgame Quiz

    Can you Find the Best Move?
    Catalog Code: B0035CZ
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    Its Your Move
    Improvers
    In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
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    Its Your Move

    Improvers
    Catalog Code: B0247EM

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    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers
    In this highly original and instructive test yourself book Chris Ward invites readers to solve a selection of carefully chosen puzzles. In this, the second book in the 'It's Your Move' series, the positions are aimed at improving players, specifically the low level club players who are looking to hone their skills in order to climb further up the chess ladder.The reader is given a choice of five plausible plans for each position and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
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    EBOOK - Its Your Move Improvers

    Catalog Code: E-B0247EM
    Our Price: $19.95

    100 Easy Checkmates
    One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
    Perfect for beginning players--including children--100 Easy Checkmates offers an accessible, fun guide to winning at chess. Designed to help players learn without frustration or tedious chess notation, 100 Easy Checkmates presents easy one- and two-move checkmates that everyone can understand.
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    100 Easy Checkmates

    One and Two Move Checkmates to Test Your Skills!
    Catalog Code: B0002CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

    How Good Is Your Chess?
    Chess enthusiasts can find out where they stand in terms of chess mastery by facing off against 20 of the world's top players with this instructive and amusing guide. Looking closely at complete games played by the experts inspires players to form new ideas about their overall strategy. Grandmaster Daniel King based "How Good Is Your Chess" on his popular Chess Monthly column.
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    How Good Is Your Chess?

    Catalog Code: B0023DV
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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book
    This book offers every type of tactical motif imaginable, from the more common back rank mates, pins, skewers, forks and the like up to and including some of the most beautiful and rare combinations. This is a tactical book that will prove exceptionally useful for a wide range of players, intermediate through master strength and even beyond.
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    Chess Cafe Puzzle Book

    Catalog Code: B0017RE

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    Chess Mazes
    The planning and visualization skills that come from working on Chess Mazes are valuable and instructive. If you are one who often loses games by hanging pieces or missing mates, then this is the book for you. There are many good books which present chess combinations and explain tactical motifs with the goal of training your tactical ability.
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    Chess Mazes

    Catalog Code: B0019RE
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    Chess Choice Challenge 3
    By popular demand, a third Chess Choice Challenge and another bumper bundle of tricky and varied chess positions on which to test your analytical ability. Multiple-choice questions direct your attention to different facets of each position, while you are also invited to 'take your pick' from a range of suggested continuations. Having wracked your brains to come to the correct conclusions, you can then compare your findings with those of Grandmaster Chris Ward whose deep and imaginative analytical solutions, spiced with his customary good humour, will help to increase your appreciation of the art of chess analysis - and also your playing strength!
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    Chess Choice Challenge 3

    Catalog Code: B0100BT

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    Its Your Move Tough Puzzles
    Feeling up to a challenge? In this highly original and instructive test yourself book, Grandmaster Chris Ward presents a selection of carefully chosen puzzles for you to solve. Hot on the heels of his very successful It's Your Move and Improvers It's Your Move, comes It's Your Move: Tough Puzzles, which this time aims to rack the brains of even the most experienced chess players. The puzzles might be a bit more difficult this time but, in the same style of the previous two books, the reader is once again helped by the choice of five plausible plans and has to decide which is the most likely to succeed.
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    Its Your Move Tough Puzzles

    Catalog Code: B0129EM

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    202 Checkmates For Children
    A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
    Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids!
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    202 Checkmates For Children

    A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
    Catalog Code: B0042CZ
    Our Price: $9.95

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