Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player

Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player

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by Sam Palatnik, Lev Alburt
     
 

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Nearly all chess games are won by basic tactical methods. This book makes these methods memorable and clear.
It's been said that "tactics are 99% of chess." This third volume of the Comprehensive Chess Course teaches you the basic tools of winning chess with instructive and memorable examples. Grandmasters Alburt and Palatnik thoroughly explain hundreds of key

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Nearly all chess games are won by basic tactical methods. This book makes these methods memorable and clear.
It's been said that "tactics are 99% of chess." This third volume of the Comprehensive Chess Course teaches you the basic tools of winning chess with instructive and memorable examples. Grandmasters Alburt and Palatnik thoroughly explain hundreds of key positions arranged by difficulty and designed to sharpen tactical recognition and vision in your own games. Nothing is left to chance in this work. All materials have already shown their worth in Russian chess instruction.GM Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course brings English readers the once strictly guarded and time-tested Russian training methods, the key to the 50-year Russian dominance of world chess. Comprehensive Chess Course takes you from beginner to master.

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Grandmaster Larry Evans
“Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player is ideal for both serious study and light entertainment. A highly instructive primer on tactics, the material here will never pall.”
Grandmaster - Larry Evans
“Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player is ideal for both serious study and light entertainment. A highly instructive primer on tactics, the material here will never pall.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781889323275
Publisher:
Chess Information & Research Institute
Publication date:
09/01/2013
Series:
Comprehensive Chess Course Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,142,929
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Sam Palatnik teaches in Bethesda, Maryland. Ten of his students have reached the list of the world’s 100 best players.

International Grandmaster Lev Alburt, three-time U.S. champion and former European champion, is one of the most sought-after chess teachers in the world. He lives in New York.

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Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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If you would like to get stronger get this book. The player under 1800 uscf must know this stuff. Alburts tactics book is perfect tactical training for the aspiring C or B class player.