By John Nunn
For all chess-players, from novices to international champions, from teenagers to seniors, supplying checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to provide. the power to identify checkmates is a crucial ability - and this easy-to-use publication exhibits you the way it's performed. With the aid of Grandmaster John Nunn, you may be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a perilous checkmate, even if in a faculty fit, a membership match - or perhaps a championship game!
By focusing completely on positions from genuine video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the pals featured are these which come up generally in genuine existence. He additionally highlights subject matters 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 via subject matter and trouble. issues are offered for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are compatible for beginner and junior avid 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 publication has been in particular 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 back and forth 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 best grandmasters for almost 20 years. He has gained 4 gold medals in chess Olympiads, and used to be topped international Chess fixing Champion in 2004, 2007 and 2010. Nunn's enjoying type 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 and lengthening trouble. To problem these of a aggressive nature issues are offered for every right resolution with solvers in a position to music their success." - IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal successful united states crew Captain
"John Nunn, well known king-hunter, offers 1001 checkmate puzzles. avid gamers who learn this ebook will study a lot approximately tactical motifs resulting in mate... a pleasant tome for any lover of chess" - Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad
"...like a ceremonial dinner for me! The lengthy checklist of chess stars to be stumbled on there comprises 1000s of avid 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 awesome strikes that they really performed on the climax of genuine battles. even though the e-book is sort of thick and heavy, weighing in at over three hundred huge pages, its content material is so relaxing and simply readable for me that my feeling while packing it in my summer time vacation suitcase is that i am taking alongside a gentle but priceless companion." - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman
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