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-Chess was his mother tongue.- - Richard Reti Undoubtedly one of the strongest players the games has ever seen, the Cuban master Jose Raul Capablanca (1888-1942) was renowned for his lightning-quick chess comprehension, faultless judgment, and nearly unrivaled endgame skill, qualities which enabled him to win and retain the World Championship from 1921 to...
The endgame study, like the chess problem, eliminates over-the-board competition to concentrate on an invented endgame position carefully plotted to fox, bewilder, challenge, and otherwise stimulate the solver.
"The Art of Chess Combination" will improve the game of anyone who knows how to move individual pieces, but finds it hard to plan moves ahead to make the pieces work together.
Designed for the typical amateur player who wants to improve his or her chess skills, this clear, straightforward guide provides the extra knowledge and technique that turns a losing player into a winner.
A dramatic sacrifice might seem like the best way to achieve a dazzling, come-from-behind victory, however, the outcome of most chess matches, depends on the participants' positional skills.
The best way to follow Capablanca's advice is through this - the only book devoted to his great endings, 60 complete games emphasizing the grand "finale" but annotated throughout.
True chess mastery demands a thorough understanding of the game's opening nuances, and this guide by an International Grandmaster offers detailed, seldom-discussed insights into the real significance of the opening.
What is the object of the game of chess? What is chess notation? How does the King move and capture? These and a host of other chess questions are answered simply and clearly in this indispensable guide for beginning players.
With this book, all one needs to know are the fundamental rules of chess and ordinary chess notation in order to gain a thorough understanding of the all-important opening game in its many variations.
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