Chess Training Pocket Book II How to Spot Tactics & How Far Ahead to Calculate by Lev Alburt, Al Lawrence
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Publisher: CIRC, 2008 Edition: Paperback small ISBN: 978-1-889323-17-6 Pages: 208 Language: English
320 Key Positions to improve your chess skills.
'The Chess Training Pocket Book II: How to spot tactics and how far ahead to calculate' gives you the knowledge and training you need to become a master-strength player. It will test, train, and sharpen your thinking skills.
The first chapter has a number of extremely useful, no-nonsense tips on how to think about a position, such as: how to battle tunnel-vision, handle candidate moves, use 'support positions', and switch perspective.
The bulk of the book consists of 320 carefully chosen training positions, which offer crucial building blocks in your chess knowledge.
'The Chess Training Pocket Book II' is a sequel to the best-selling 'Chess Training Pocket Book': 300 Most Important Positions and Ideas. In the same tradition, this follow-up volume will save you years of hit-and-miss reading and sporadic improvement.
This book gathers together for you the crucial, game-winning knowledge in one easy-to-carry book.
International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. Champion and former European Champion, is one of the world’s most sought-after chess teacher, and the only top-echelon GM to develop time-efficient lessons for those below master strength.
Chess Journalist of the Year (2001) Al Lawrence is one of the most popular modern chess authors. A former high school and college teacher with advanced degrees instructional techniques, he specializes in applying modern teaching theory to chess.
GM Boris Gulko, former US and USSR Champion: "Amazing! Pocket Book contains all the essential knowledge!"
Charles Murray, author of 'Human Accomplishment': "Lev Alburt is a brilliant teacher, and his books capture that brilliance! "