By John Nunn
For all chess-players, from newbies to global champions, from youngsters to seniors, supplying checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to supply. the facility to identify checkmates is an important ability - and this easy-to-use booklet indicates you ways it truly is performed. With assistance from Grandmaster John Nunn, you can be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a perilous checkmate, no matter if in a college fit, a membership match - or perhaps a championship game!
By focusing solely on positions from actual video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the friends featured are these which come up as a rule in actual existence. He additionally highlights issues and ideas which are usually ignored in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in a right away elevate on your enjoying strength.
All 1001 puzzle positions were conscientiously checked, and are graded through subject and hassle. issues are offered for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are appropriate for amateur and junior avid gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't fret: you will be prepared for them!
The Kindle version of this e-book has been particularly 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's not essential to turn back and forth while viewing the solution.
Dr John Nunn is without doubt one of the best-respected figures in global chess, having numbered one of the world’s best grandmasters for almost two decades. 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 well-known as one of many hallmarks of chess mastery and 1001 lethal Checkmates deals a chain of routines to coach this ability prepared by way of subject matter and lengthening hassle. To problem these of a aggressive nature issues are offered for every right solution with solvers in a position to song their success." - IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal successful united states staff Captain
"John Nunn, well known king-hunter, offers 1001 checkmate puzzles. avid gamers who research this booklet will examine 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 chanced on there comprises enormous quantities of gamers with whom i'm both rather well familiar, or not less than a little so, and it is a lot of enjoyable to attempt to discover a similar fabulous strikes that they really performed on the climax of actual battles. notwithstanding the ebook 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 while packing it in my summer time vacation suitcase is that i am taking alongside a mild but priceless companion." - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman
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