By John Nunn
For all chess-players, from newcomers to international champions, from teenagers to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to provide. the facility to identify checkmates is an important ability - and this easy-to-use e-book indicates you the way it really is performed. With assistance from Grandmaster John Nunn, you can be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a perilous checkmate, even if in a college fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!
By focusing completely on positions from actual video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the friends featured are these which come up ordinarilly in actual lifestyles. He additionally highlights issues and ideas which are frequently neglected in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in an instantaneous elevate on your enjoying strength.
All 1001 puzzle positions were conscientiously checked, and are graded by means of subject matter and hassle. issues are provided for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. many of the puzzles are appropriate for beginner and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't be concerned: you will be prepared for them!
The Kindle variation of this e-book has been particularly reorganised for simple use. the answer to every puzzle is often at the web page following the puzzle itself, and the puzzle diagram is repeated there, so it isn't essential to turn forwards and backwards whilst viewing the solution.
Dr John Nunn is without doubt one of the best-respected figures in global chess, having numbered one of the world’s major grandmasters for almost 20 years. He has received 4 gold medals in chess Olympiads, and used to be topped global Chess fixing Champion in 2004, 2007 and 2010. Nunn's taking part in sort is notoriously competitive, with sacrifices, king-hunts and checkmates that includes in lots of of his most interesting wins.
"Recognizing styles has lengthy been well-known as one of many hallmarks of chess mastery and 1001 lethal Checkmates bargains a chain of routines to coach this ability prepared by way of subject matter and lengthening trouble. To problem these of a aggressive nature issues are provided for every right resolution with solvers in a position to tune their success." - IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal successful united states crew Captain
"John Nunn, well known king-hunter, offers 1001 checkmate puzzles. avid gamers who research this e-book will research a lot approximately tactical motifs resulting in mate... a pleasant tome for any lover of chess" - Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad
"...like a banquet for me! The lengthy checklist of chess stars to be discovered there contains enormous quantities of gamers with whom i'm both rather well familiar, or not less than somewhat so, and it is a lot of enjoyable to attempt to discover an identical amazing strikes that they really performed on the climax of genuine battles. notwithstanding the ebook is kind of thick and heavy, weighing in at over three hundred huge pages, its content material is so relaxing and simply readable for me that my feeling while packing it in my summer time vacation suitcase is that i am taking alongside a mild but beneficial companion." - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman
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1001 Deadly Checkmates by John Nunn