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How to Become a Deadly Chess Tactician

Nivå B-C
Utgivelsesdato April 2002
Pris 200 NOK
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En innholdsrik, nyttig og underholdende bok om sjakktaktikk for klubbspillere. Den starter med det historiske, men konsentrerer seg om å gi leseren praktisk læring og trening. LeMoir viser at de tre viktigste faktorene for å bli en "dødelig sjakktaktiker" er:

  1. motivasjon (reell vilje til å ofre og vurdere taktiske ideer)
  2. kreativitet (oppmerksomhet om taktiske konsepter)
  3. regneferdighet (evnen til å beregne varianter)

Inneholder masse fine eksempler og starter med å vise praksis fra store taktikere i rekkefølge, som Anderssen, Spielmann, Aljechin, Tal og Kasparov. Boka har en fin blanding av gjennomgang av ulike emner og tilhørende treningsoppgaver.

Forlagets egen omtale

A guide for chess-players to help them spot unlikely-looking tactical tricks and launch cunning attacks. Readers are shown how to hunt the enemy king and how to seize the initiative with surprising sacrifices. LeMoir shows that the key factors in becoming a deadly tactician are motivation (having the willingness to sacrifice and to consider tactical ideas during play), imagination (being aware of tactical concepts that lead to ideas which other players might miss) and calculation (being able to analyse and calculate effectively).

This user-friendly and humorously written book contains many outstanding examples of seized opportunities, together with guidance on how to spot surprising tactics and handle positions of material imbalance. Throughout, there are exercises for the reader to tackle.

David LeMoir is an experienced chess player and writer. He twice won the championship of the West of England and was runner-up on four occasions. In 2000, he was Champion of the English county of Norfolk. In a successful career as a business strategy consultant, he has made good use of the strategic and decision-making skills that are developed by playing chess. This is his second chess book: see also How to be Lucky in Chess and Essential Chess Sacrifices.

  • "For most club-level chess players, winning a game with a spectacular sacrifice is the stuff of dreams. This book is written especially for them"
    Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad

  • "My advice is to buy it and settle back to an exhilarating read, more exciting games and an improvement in your grading."
    Bill Frost,

  • "Expect plenty of anecdotal tips from top players. Also there are numerous excerpts from brilliant games... all in all a very professional publication" - Mark Robertson, Weekend Chess

  • "Hardly a page goes by without at least two diagrams. There is an extensive tactics test at the end with equally extensive solutions. It is all written in an engaging style. The bottom line is, in a world of overpriced chess books, $19.95 qualifies here as a bargain."
    Daniel Lucas, Georgia Chess

  • "This is LeMoir's second book for GAMBIT (the first was How to be Lucky in Chess) and already it is apparent that the publishers have discovered yet another good new author.... Lemoir offers us a cornucopia of rich tactical positions that can be simply enjoyed or used as material for training in imagination and calculation. There are many practical tips along the way and there is also some interesting discussion of how to learn to calculate better, and the role of intuition. LeMoir writes entertainingly and I challenge any player not to enjoy this book. "
    Phil Adams, 3Cs website

  • "I absolutely loved this book... his approach to explaining, categorizing, and reinforcing the tactical ideas is unique enough enough to make them easy to recall and apply when those themes arise in your own games"
    Peter Connor,

  • "LeMoir has selected his chess material extremely well - there are a huge number of startling examples which I'd never seen before - and his comments are always entertaining or instructive"
    GM Matthew Sadler, New-in-Chess

Detaljert info
Innbundet? Nei
Type Bok
Språk Engelsk
Antall sider 240