Chess Exam and Training Guide: Rate Yourself and Learn How to Improve!

Overview

The original best-selling Chess Exam and Training Guide (IamCoach Press, 2004) scored rave reviews from readers and experts alike. It won the very prestigious Cramer Best Book award from the CJA (Chess Journalists of America) and has been translated into French and Russian.

In this sequel, the focus is exclusively on Tactics. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned master, this book will help you to evaluate ...

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Overview

The original best-selling Chess Exam and Training Guide (IamCoach Press, 2004) scored rave reviews from readers and experts alike. It won the very prestigious Cramer Best Book award from the CJA (Chess Journalists of America) and has been translated into French and Russian.

In this sequel, the focus is exclusively on Tactics. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned master, this book will help you to evaluate your current level, identify your weaknesses, and get training advice.

You will discover:
60 diagrams with 120 multiple-choice questions of varied complexity.
Comprehensive answers with diagrams to make reviewing easier.
Distributions of answers and other statistical reports by rating.
Results are evaluated and ratings are assigned Overall and by 29(!) distinct sub-categories.
Comprehensive reports on each of the categories with examples, training recommendations and training material suggestions.

How do you improve your Tactical ability? The best way is by improving your understanding of tactical ideas and solving tactical positions.

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Editorial Reviews

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"... a cut above other books in this genre. I love the creative and novel approach to quizzing." -- Joel Benjamin, grandmaster, US Champion

"The paragon for chess tactics instruction." -- Bob Lynch, chess coach

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780975476116
  • Publisher: IamCoac h Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Series: Chess Exams Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Igor Khmelnitsky is an International Chess Master, experienced coach and best-selling and award-winning author. Chess Exam and Training Guide (2004) best-seller, winner of prestigious Cramer award for Best Chess Book (Chess Journalists of America). Translated into French, Italian and Russian. Chess Exam and Training Guide: Tactics (2007) another best-seller. Chess Exam: You vs. Bobby Fischer (2009) - just out! Contributing author to the WSJ & BN best-seller Masters of Success (2004, EP). Coauthor Teaching Chess Step by Step, the chess school curriculum (2006, Garry Kasparov's Foundation).
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