Balogh: 551 Greatest Chess Puzzles

Balogh: 551 Greatest Chess Puzzles

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Autor: Csaba Balogh
Verlag: Chess Evolution
Erscheinungsjahr: 2017
Sprache: English
Buchumschlag: book
Seiten: 224

This book is the continuation of the successful puzzle-book series, which started with the “Greatest 365 Puzzles” and “Greatest 501 Puzzles” from 2012. It was followed by “Tactics, Tactics, Tactics!” Volumes 3 and 4 which covered the best practical puzzles of 2013-2015.

The new book contains 551 puzzles divided into 3 chapters. You will find a huge range of tactical ideas that you can use in your own games! All the puzzles were collected from practical games throughout 2016.

GM Zoltán Almasi
8 times Hungarian Champion
2 times Olympic silver medalist
European Rapid Champion in 2010

Nowadays, in the computer era, it is essential to calculate as quickly and as precisely as possible in order to achieve success in chess. Solving puzzles is the best way to improve our skills in this area, and at the same time it's one of the most entertaining aspects of chess - to deliver mate or win material with a beautiful sacrifice! Csaba's book contains the most recent puzzles, which means we needn't be afraid that we will already have met the combinations in other sources - they will all be unique and therefore I can truly recommend this book to everyone.


Key to symbols




Solutions to Easy


Solutions to Medium


Solutions to Hard

218 pages, 2017, paperback, English.