303 fascinating tactical chess problems are not only a fun challenge but a great training tool
Both a fascinating challenge and great training tool, these tricky tactical problems are not only super fun to solve but great for beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate players to use as tools to improve their game. Tactics are presented in order of difficulty so that players can advance from the simple to the complex positions. Examples from actual games illustrate a wide range of tactics from the straightforward moves right up to the tricky traps. Players learn to use pins, single and double forks, double attacks, skewers, discovered and double checks, multiple threat tactics–and other crushing tactics as part of their problem-solving challenges. Great stuff and fun too!
Life Master Bruce Alberston, a well-known chess trainer and teacher in the New York City area, wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen well regarded chess books. He also is the behind-the-scenes writer of the very popular Bruce Pandolfini chess books.