Multiple Choice Chess II

Multiple Choice Chess II

by Graeme Buckley

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Overview

Players can use this book to determine if they are realising their chess potential and performing to the best of their capabilities. With instructive chess games, International Master Graeme Buckley repeatedly poses the question 'What would you do here?' Readers are invited to step into a grandmaster's shoes; work out all the relevant tactics and strategies of the game; and select a move out of a possible four choices. A scoring system has been devised which can assess playing strength according to the answers provided. It's as simple as that!

*Written by an experienced chess teacher
*Each instructive game carefully selected
*A sure way to increase playing strength

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857443097
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

English International Master Graeme Buckley is an experienced tournament player and a well-respected chess teacher and writer. He resides in the United Kingdom. This book is his follow-up to the successful Multiple Choice Chess. Graeme Buckley caused quite a stir in his first year as a professional player, securing his International Master title in a matter of months, quickly followed by his first grandmaster norm. More recently he has also been involved in some major coaching projects. In 1996 he was manager of the English youth team, who achieved the impressive double of winning both the Glorney and Faber Cups.

Table of Contents

Bibliography6
Introduction: How to use this Book7
1Mating Attacks9
1Taimanov-Petrosian10
2Nijboer-Korchnoi18
3Nunn-Nataf24
4N.Pert-Hebden29
2Attack is the Best form of Defence35
5Shirov-Adams36
6Ki.Georgiev-Smirin44
7Grischuk-M.Gurevich52
8Shirov-Kamsky59
9Beliavsky-Savchenko67
3A Crossfire of Bishops76
10Ivanchuk-Anand78
11Motylev-Adams86
12Leko-Adams92
13Kotsur-Frolov100
14Nikolic-Timman105
4Rooks and Pawns versus Minor Pieces111
15Keres-Kottnauer112
16Kramnik-Shirov118
17Karpov-Kasparov127
5Endings Made to look Easy139
18Ki.Georgiev-Timoschenko141
19Smagin-Bronstein147
20Smyslov-Bronstein155

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Using instructive chess games, International Master Graeme Buckley repeatedly poses the question 'What would you do here?' The reader is invited to step into a grandmaster's shoes, work out all the relevant tactics and strategies of the game and select a move out of a possible four choices.

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