CHESS PUZZLES

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  1. Remove This Item Manufacturer: Gambit Publishing
Year of Publication
2000 2012 2010 to 2010
Author(s)
  1. Christian Kongsted (1)
  2. Graham Burgess (1)
  3. John Emms (1)
  4. John Nunn (2)
  5. Jon Speelman (1)
  6. Murray Chandler (1)
  7. Zenon Franco (1)
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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
    Our Price: $24.95

    Beat the Grandmasters
    Can you Rise to the Challenge?
    This book pits readers against the grandmasters by placing them in real-game situations where there is a way to defeat a well-known player. Your task is to find the moves which lead to the defeat of some of the strongest players in the world. Quite often one move can change the course of the game, and calculating with precision at the right moment can mean the difference between winning and losing. Even if you have had a lost position for a long time, you may suddenly get the chance to turn things around if your opponent drops his guard for a moment.
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    Beat the Grandmasters

    Can you Rise to the Challenge?
    Catalog Code: B0120GB

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price: $7.48


    Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book
    Jon Speelman is one of the most successful British chess-players of all time, and is renowned for the creativity of his play and his remarkable calculating ability. He is also an extremely experienced writer and chess coach. His personal selection of chess puzzles will infuriate, entertain, test and instruct chess-players of all levels.
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    Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book

    Catalog Code: B0105GB

    Regular Price: $19.95

    Special Price: $9.98


    John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book
    Test and Improve your Over-the-Board Decision Making
    Most chess puzzle books put you in an artificial situation: you are told a combination exists, what the theme is and what you are required to achieve. This one is different. In a real game, a player may sometimes need to find a combination. On the other hand he may have to reject a tactical idea and simply find a good positional move. His task is to find the right move, whatever it may be.
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    John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book

    Test and Improve your Over-the-Board Decision Making
    Catalog Code: B0111GB
    Our Price: $24.95

    The Giant Chess Puzzle Book
    1001 Brand New Chess Puzzles to Challenge and Entertain Players from Novices to Grandmasters
    Tactical skills are paramount in chess. More than anything else, a player's ability to find tactical solutions determines how successful he is over-the-board. No endgame scheme, opening idea or strategic plan, however brilliant a concept it may be, is of any value unless it is accurately calculated and implemented.

    The best way to develop tactical skills is to practice them by tackling new and challenging positions. This book provides a wealth of chess puzzles to test just about every facet of your tactical ability. It is very unlikely that even those who have read many other chess puzzle books will recognize more than a handful of these positions. Franco has searched recent events and used powerful computers to seek out previously unpublished puzzles, and has also drawn extensively upon Latin American sources that he has been scouring for brilliant examples over the last three decades.

    Following the pattern of Gambit's hugely successful Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book (by John Emms), the book begins with 100 relatively easy positions suitable for novices, and ends with 100 extremely tough puzzles, which provide a mind-bending challenge even for grandmasters. There are 1001 puzzles in all, including themed sections and graded tests, all with detailed computer-verified solutions and verbal explanations of the main instructive points.
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    The Giant Chess Puzzle Book

    1001 Brand New Chess Puzzles to Challenge and Entertain Players from Novices to Grandmasters
    Catalog Code: B0144GB
    Our Price: $26.95

    1001 Deadly Checkmates
    Solve the Puzzles and Measure Your Skill!
    For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. The ability to spot checkmates is a vital skill - and this easy-to-use book shows you how it is done. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be ready to shock your next opponent with a deadly checkmate, whether in a school match, a club tournament - or even a championship game!
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    1001 Deadly Checkmates

    Solve the Puzzles and Measure Your Skill!
    Catalog Code: B0139GB
    Our Price: $24.95

    The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles
    Improve Your Chess with These 300 Carefully Selected Puzzles
    There is something here for everyone. The puzzles in the first two chapters are based on a clear-cut tactic or checkmate, such as those explained in Gambit's best-sellers How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids. The endgame challenges highlight tactics and principles in action. In practice it is vital to defend resiliently and seek counterattacking chances – there is an innovative chapter on these rarely-covered themes as well as puzzles where the reader must decide how to punch home an attack.
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    The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

    Improve Your Chess with These 300 Carefully Selected Puzzles
    Catalog Code: B0177GB
    Our Price: $16.95

    Chess Puzzles for Kids
    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard.
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    Chess Puzzles for Kids

    100 Puzzles to Torment Your Brain Cells
    Catalog Code: B0183GB
    Our Price: $16.95

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