By John Nunn
For all chess-players, from newcomers to international champions, from young children to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to provide. the facility to identify checkmates is an important ability - and this easy-to-use e-book indicates you the way it's performed. With assistance from Grandmaster John Nunn, you can be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a dangerous checkmate, no matter if in a faculty fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!
By focusing completely on positions from actual video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the buddies featured are these which come up mainly in actual lifestyles. He additionally highlights issues and ideas which are frequently overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in an instantaneous bring up on your enjoying strength.
All 1001 puzzle positions were conscientiously checked, and are graded by means of subject matter and trouble. issues are offered for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. many of the puzzles are appropriate for amateur and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't be concerned: you can be prepared for them!
The Kindle version of this booklet has been especially reorganised for simple use. the answer to every puzzle is usually at the web page following the puzzle itself, and the puzzle diagram is repeated there, so it isn't essential to turn forwards and backwards whilst viewing the solution.
Dr John Nunn is without doubt one of the best-respected figures in international chess, having numbered one of the world’s major grandmasters for almost 20 years. He has gained 4 gold medals in chess Olympiads, and was once topped international Chess fixing Champion in 2004, 2007 and 2010. Nunn's enjoying sort is notoriously competitive, with sacrifices, king-hunts and checkmates that includes in lots of of his most interesting wins.
"Recognizing styles has lengthy been famous as one of many hallmarks of chess mastery and 1001 lethal Checkmates deals a sequence of workouts to coach this ability prepared by means of subject matter and extending hassle. To problem these of a aggressive nature issues are provided for every right resolution with solvers capable of music their success." - IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal profitable united states group Captain
"John Nunn, well known king-hunter, provides 1001 checkmate puzzles. avid gamers who examine this e-book will study a lot approximately tactical motifs resulting in mate... a pleasant tome for any lover of chess" - Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad
"...like a banquet for me! The lengthy checklist of chess stars to be stumbled on there comprises 1000s of gamers with whom i'm both rather well familiar, or a minimum of a little bit so, and it is a lot of enjoyable to aim to discover an analogous outstanding strikes that they really performed on the climax of actual battles. even though the e-book is kind of thick and heavy, weighing in at over three hundred huge pages, its content material is so stress-free and simply readable for me that my feeling whilst packing it in my summer time vacation suitcase is that i am taking alongside a mild but valuable companion." - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman
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