Chess includes 5,334 unique instructional situations, many taken from real matches, including 306 problems for checkmate in one move; 3,412 mates in two moves, 744 mates in three moves, 600 miniature games, 144 simple endgames, and 128 tournament game combinations. It also includes solutions, the basic rules of the game and an international bibliography. Chapters are organised by problem type. Each problem, combination, and game is keyed to an easy-to-follow solution at the back of the book, so readers can learn as they go. More than 6,000 illustrations make it easy to see the possibilities any position may hold. The ultimate book on winning the game.Über den Autor:
Laszlo Polgar is a Hungarian chess teacher whose writing and strategies are respected and known worldwide. He holds the title of master coach and coached his daughters, Susan, Judit and Sophia, to several world championships and 11 Olympic gold medals. They host the annual EU Polgar Chess Festival in Budapest. Bruce Pandolfini is perhaps the most experienced chess teacher in North America. He is the author of eighteen instructional chess books, and was portrayed by Ben Kingsley in the film Searching for Bobby Fischer.
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Buchbeschreibung Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc Feb 2006, 2006. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 226x158x61 mm. Neuware - This giant collection, finally available in paperback, features enough chess challenges to keep even the most avid player occupied for a long, long time. The biggest book of chess problems ever published is now available in a paperback edition, featuring more than five thousand fully diagrammed problems, games, and end games for players at all levels. Chapters are organized by problem type, and each problem, combination, and game is keyed to an easy-to- follow solution at the back of the book, so userswhether they are beginners or highly accomplished playerscan learn as they go. In all, this volume is a most extensive and thorough chess reference, sure to help hone skills while providing hours of fun. The more affordable paperback edition will give players at all levels reason to rejoice. 1104 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781579125547