Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games by László PolgárWin at chess with practical instruction from one of the worlds leading teachers! With clever strategies for more than 5000 situations and clear diagrams, Chess is for the enthusiastic novice as well as the competitor taking the game to the next level.
Chess takes you through more than 5,000 unique instructional situations, many taken from actual matches, including 306 problems for checkmate in one move, 3,412 mates in two moves, 744 mates in three moves, 144 simple endgames, and 128 tournament game combinations. Organized by problem type, each combination, or game is keyed to an easy-to-follow solution at the back of the book.. More than 6,000 illustrations make it easy to see the possibilities regardless of where your pieces are on the board. The book also includes the basic rules of the game and an international bibliography. Chess is the ultimate book on winning the game.
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5334 Problems, Combinations and Games - Laszlo Polgar
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Apart from the foreword and the chapter Key to symbols, the following pages are written in international chess terms, and thus the book can be read in any country by those who wish to improve their knowledge. The chapters containing problems and combinations might be useful for setting up problem-solving contests. The problems figuring in this collection cover the history of chess literature from to the present. There are problems by Pal Benko, the international grandmaster, created especially for this collection, and there are combinations from the tournament games of the Polgar sisters. This book is primarily intended for beginners and amateurs, from the basic level to master candidate 2. Polgar sisters of Hungary, hjs prosided over 1.
Yes this book has been mentioned many times on this forum. Written by Laszlo Polgar. I purchased the book yesterday after browsing many books at the book store. I knew it was suppose to be good so I bought it. I'm goin through it now and I just think it's so great! Mates in one,two and three, from easy to more difficult and the visualizing practise for me makes this the perfect book when I am away from the computer.
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