Williams: Improve Your Attacking Chess

Williams: Improve Your Attacking Chess

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Autor: Simon Williams
Verlag: gambit
Erscheinungsjahr: 2004
Sprache: English
Buchumschlag: book
Seiten: 160

Checkmating the enemy king is the ultimate goal in chess. In this book Simon Williams helps readers to practice and improve their skills in this vital area of ​​practical chess. A mating attack typically involves a build-up of forces, followed by an opening of lines, often involving a sacrifice. Once the enemy king is exposed, it is either checkmated, or only saved at a great cost in material. The puzzles in this book are pertinent to all these phases, and involve questions of where to attack and what pieces to use. Topics include: Attacking the king caught in the centre, Central breakthrough, Standard sacrifices against the castled king, Chasing the king, Endgame mates, Combinative themes. 160 pages, 2004, paperback, English