CHESS TACTICS

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    3. Tactics (6)
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      Tactical Motifs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 40
      LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
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      Tactical Motifs 1 - Chess Lecture - Volume 40

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      Tactical Motifs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 41
      LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
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      Tactical Motifs 2 - Chess Lecture - Volume 41

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      Tactical Motifs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 42
      LM Dr. Dana Mackenzie is a USCF Life Master, a PhD mathematician, and an award-winning mathematics, science journalist and author. LM Dana Mackenzie started playing tournament chess during the "Fischer boom" of 1971-72 and never quit. Champion of North Carolina in 1985 & 1987, he became a master in 1988. Mackenzie now lives in Santa Cruz, CA and runs a chess club for kids at the local library. His passion for chess and his enthusiasm for teaching is unmistakable.
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      Tactical Motifs 3 - Chess Lecture - Volume 42

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      Decision Making - Chess Lecture - Volume 44
      M David Vigorito gives an overview of what to do when a game goes outside theory, beyond tactics and you are over the board and on your own. Over a series of three example games he delves into what the considerations are on the board and how to make decisions.
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      Decision Making - Chess Lecture - Volume 44

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      A Modern Take on Nimzowitsch - Chess Lecture - Volume 43
      GM Jesse Kraai gives us a modern look at the strategy and tactics of Aron Nimzowistch. Aron Niemzowitsch ( November 7, 1886 – March 16,1935) was a Russian born, Danish leading chess master[and a very influential chess writer. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns. Nimzowitsch is considered one of the most important players and writers in chess history. His works influenced numerous other players, including Savielly Tartakower, Milan Vidmar, Richard Reti, Akiba Rubinstein, Brent Larsen and Tigran Petrosian.His influence is still felt today.
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      A Modern Take on Nimzowitsch - Chess Lecture - Volume 43

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      Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS
      Beginner chess players win and lose with tactics. It is just that simple for the beginner chess player. If you are not constantly looking for tactical opportunities to win material, gain space, or to seize the initiative, you are not playing good chess. The best chess players win by forcing moves, which are moves that threaten tactics and make your opponent react.
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      Chess Tactics of the Grandmasters - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      If you are not playing aggressive chess, you are not playing good chess. The game is just that simple! I have beat many players that are much higher rated than me and should be better than me, but I played more aggressively. If you come out swinging from the very first moves in a game, constantly striving to create threats and place pressure on your opponent you are going to be playing winning chess.
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      Play Aggressive Chess Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS
      The secret to winning chess games is very simple – YOU MUST ATTACK! If you like to open passively and slowly build a strong defensive position, you are playing bad chess! To win games in chess, you must be attacking. You can’t wait your opponent to make a mistake because that is not going to win you any games! The best players in the world try to create at least one threat with every single move; why can’t beginner chess players do the exact same thing?
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      How to Attack Like a Grandmaster - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How Grandmasters Defend Tough Positions - EMPIRE CHESS
      In this chess DVD, GM Damian Lemos stresses the importance of paying attention to the underlying balance of the position and to remain alert to the changing dynamics of any position and be ready to adapt and change to a more solid, defensive posture.
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      How Grandmasters Defend Tough Positions - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS
      If you want to win more games, you have to attack your opponent and can not be scared to sacrifice to break through with an attack. There are an overwhelming variety of sacrifices and reasons for making sacrifices – you could give up a pawn to seize the initiative or gain space, you could sacrifice an exchange to change the dynamic of a position, or you could make a positional sacrifice by allowing doubled, isolated pawns but gaining a dangerous attack against your opponent’s king.
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      Insane Chess Sacrifices - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS
      The positional sacrifice is one of the hardest concepts to learn in chess because it requires a profound understanding of the game. Many beginner and intermediate players vastly overemphasize the importance of material in chess, failing to utilize the massive benefits that a positional sacrifice can bring.
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      Mastering the Positional Sacrifice - EMPIRE CHESS

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      How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS
      If you want to be a strong chess player, you have to constantly attack your opponents! The best players in the world strive to make a threat with every single move, consistently applying pressure and creating problems that their opponents are forced to solve. Chess has evolved substantially in the past 100 years and to succeed in today’s game, you must be thoroughly dedicated to attacking chess.
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      How Grandmasters Attack - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS
      The opening is the most critical phase in chess. If you are an extremely aggressive player, from the very first moves striving to place pressure on your opponent – you will thrive in the opening and achieve great positions early in your games. However if you are a passive player and prefer to build a solid position before creating threats against your opponent’s position, you will never achieve good positions in the opening because your opponent will have a free reign to seize the initiative and start attacking you
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      Winning Chess Games in the Opening - EMPIRE CHESS

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      Chess Target Practice
      Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board
      No matter where your opponent lands his piece on the board, Chess Target Practice will teach you how to successfully attack his position. By analyzing each and every square, Bruce Pandolfini helps players learn the appropriate tactics to zero in on the target and move in for the kill. Because different positions necessitate different attack plans, this one-of-a-kind strategy book offers tactics for each of the squares on the board.
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      Chess Target Practice

      Battle Tactics for Every Square on the Board
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      The King in Jeopardy
      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
      This chess classic has been praised by players and teachers alike. Lev Alburt, Grandmaster of Chess and three-time US chess champion, presents and analyzes the attack and defense of the king, with hundreds of game illustrations, dozens of problems and exercises, and instructive explanations and solutions. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player.
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      The King in Jeopardy

      Comprehensive Chess Course - VOLUME 4
      Catalog Code: B0004LV
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      Art of Attack in Chess
      One of the finest chess books ever written, now revised in algebraic edition. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. It has been updated by legendary author GM John Nunn. Still one of the great classics ever written on tactics.
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      Art of Attack in Chess

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      Winning Chess Tactics
      Learn 25 Essential Opening Strategies Today!
      Newly formatted and updated! Fourteen chapters illustrate the explanations and thinking behind every tactical concept. Learn to use pins, single and double forks, double attacks, skewers, discovered and double checks, multiple threats and other crushing tactics to gain an immediate edge. Each concept is fully explained in easy-to-understand language with diagrams, examples and game situations so you understand the thinking and game plan behind every moves.
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      Winning Chess Tactics

      Learn 25 Essential Opening Strategies Today!
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      Can you be a Tactical Genius?
      Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
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      Can you be a Tactical Genius?

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      SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?
      Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
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      SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?

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      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2
      Beyond the Basics
      Quite simply, the quickest way to learn chess the right way. Great is the disappointment to the library patron who browses for a chess instructional and finds only picked-over bones from the pre-Fischer, pre-Kasparov eras. These books by a U.S. champion and a chess magazine editor offer something more. A range of abilities, from novice to entrants in a local tournament, can learn tactics and strategies that improve their play.
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      Secrets of the Russian Chess Masters - VOLUME 2

      Beyond the Basics
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      Learn Chess Tactics
      Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
      This book teaches basic tactical ideas such as the fork, pin, and discovered attack, and introduces general ideas such as elimination, immobilization and compulsion. A basic knowledge of simple tactics will enable a novice to start winning games, by giving checkmate or capturing material. As the player progresses, his tactical arsenal will broaden, and he will start to play sacrifices and combinations, and develop a deeper understanding of the game. Players who fail to study tactics systematically tend to suffer from tactical blind-spots that plague them throughout their playing career, and thus they fail to realize their full potential.
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      Learn Chess Tactics

      Discover the Secrets of How to Win Chess Games
      Catalog Code: B0134GB
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      Starting Out - Attacking Play
      How to Set Up And Executive Decisive Attacks
      Attacking the opponent's king is one of the most exhilarating aspects of chess, but also one of the most difficult to master. Everyone loves a good old-fashioned king hunt, especially when it leads to checkmate, but often the pressure is very much on the aggressor-one false move and the attack can often fizzle out into less than nothing, leaving the attacker with an empty shell of a position.
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      Starting Out - Attacking Play

      How to Set Up And Executive Decisive Attacks
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      Improve Your Attacking Chess
      250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
      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
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      Improve Your Attacking Chess

      250 Puzzle Positions to Train Your King-Hunting Skills
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      Excelling at Chess Calculation
      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
      There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
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      Excelling at Chess Calculation

      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
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      SHOPWORN Excelling at Chess Calculation
      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
      There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
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      SHOPWORN Excelling at Chess Calculation

      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
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      Essential Chess Sacrifices
      A Guide to the Sacrifices that are most Fundamental to Understanding Chess
      >Sacrifices are an essential part of chess. Those who never consider sacrificing will miss countless opportunities and find that promising positions repeatedly slip away. Players who do not appreciate their opponents' sacrificial possibilities will be unable to see danger signs, and find themselves on the wrong end of too many king-hunts. Rather than merely cataloguing the various possibilities and providing examples, LeMoir discusses the possible follow-ups to the sacrifices, the defensive options against them, and the positional factors that might suggest whether the sacrifice will be sound or unsound.
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      Essential Chess Sacrifices

      A Guide to the Sacrifices that are most Fundamental to Understanding Chess
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      Anthology of Chess Combinations
      The third edition of the Anthology of Chess Combinations features several major changes introduced by the Chess Informant Editorial Board. The main one being that it has been divided into two main parts: featuring educative and practical examples.
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      Anthology of Chess Combinations

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      Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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      Winning Chess Tactics

      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics
      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
      This is the second in Seirawan's four volumes, taking the reader from the very basics of chess through appreciation of advanced play. He does a remarkable job of discussing tactics that usually appear only in books for advanced players and communicating them to anyone with a grasp of playing fundamentals. The first part of the book deals with basic tactics and how they can be used individually and in combination. In the second part, Seirawan introduces some of the great chess tacticians and their games, further illustrating tactics as they work out in real-life play.
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      SHOPWORN - Winning Chess Tactics

      Tactics and Combinations, Compiled and Explained by One of the World's Top Chess Players
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      Chess Tactics for Kids
      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
      Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
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      Chess Tactics for Kids

      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
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      Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates
      Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics.
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      Starting Out - Chess Tactics and Checkmates

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      Combinative Motifs
      1,205 best tactical positions, grouped according to their topics. Intended for chess players with ELO 1600-2400. This chess exercise book is written by an experienced coach, International Grandmaster of ICCF. It contains more than 1400 exercises that are arranged very precisely after various combinational motifs.
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      Combinative Motifs

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      How to Calculate Chess Tactics
      A Revealing Look at the Nuts and Bolts of Chess Thought
      Thinking methods are at the heart of the chess struggle, yet most players devote little conscious effort to improving their calculating ability. Much of the previous literature on the subject has presented idealized models that have limited relevance to the hurly-burly of practical chess, or else provide little more than ad hoc suggestions. Here, experienced trainer Valeri Beim strikes a balance by explaining how to use intuition and logic together to solve tactical problems in a methodical way. He also offers advice on when it is best to calculate 'like a machine', and when it is better to rely on intuitive assessment.
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      How to Calculate Chess Tactics

      A Revealing Look at the Nuts and Bolts of Chess Thought
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      Winning Chess Combinations
      Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow.
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      Winning Chess Combinations

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      My Daily Exercises
      365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
      "My Daily Exercises" is a superb collection of 365 exercises designed to help players of all levels recognize patterns, visualize tactics, and identify weak points in their opponent's position.
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      My Daily Exercises

      365 Tactical Tests to Improve Your Chess
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      Forcing Chess Moves
      The Key to Better Calculation
      This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural.
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      Forcing Chess Moves

      The Key to Better Calculation
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