26 Jun “Winning Chess Tactics” is the follow-up book in Yasser Seirawan’s Winning Chess series. WCT picks up where the sections on tactics in “Play. Winning Chess Tactics, revised has ratings and 19 reviews. Murilo said: Another nice book by Seirawan. Well written and very easy to digest, even for. Yasser Seirawan’s Winning Chess Tactics Compiled by MKD These games are mentioned by Yasser as some of the best, yet simplest tactical combinations.

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Winning Chess Tactics, revised

I’m sure working through all the examples would increase the value and understanding of this book but I am someone who wininng not have hours a day to devote to studying chess. To see other reviews and to purchase this book you can visit http: The text develops the topic of combinations, and how they can be used winning chess tactics yasser seirawan reduce the game position to a known pattern, which forces an opponent into a losing aeirawan.

Jul 09, William Herbst added it. Tactics on the other hand with its short term calculations can be done in your head. I’m hoping the Winning Chess series will serve as a nice gateway to more advanced books such as Silman, Nimzovitch or Pachman. The real meat of Winning chess tactics yasser seirawan is contained in the tests, and without working through all of them, you really won’t get much out of this book.

The difference winning chess tactics yasser seirawan a well placed bishop and a poorly placed bishop, for example, or the proper placement of powerful pieces like the queen and rooks.

This was the first chess book I’ve read on tactics and I left feeling like I have a great foundation for eyeing tactics now. The best volume in this introductory chess series.


Book Review: Winning Chess Tactics

The essential guide to the use of tactics, the watchdogs of strategy that take advantage of short-term opportunities to trap or ambush an opponent and change the course of a game in winning chess tactics yasser seirawan single move.

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The amateur, however, will winning chess tactics yasser seirawan find a goldmine of interesting new hcess. I’d say that this shouldn’t be a book to expand your tactical eye, but as a beginning or introductory book to tactics its a great book. Tactisc summary, I’d recommend reading this book as the first of the Seirawan’s Winning Chess series, with probably Winning chess Endings being the next one.

Sep 13, Mingo Johnson Jr rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Beginners should practice their tactics and ignore the rest until later. To ask other readers questions about Winning Chess Tactics, revisedplease sign up. I think players between and will find this book helpful, particularly winning chess tactics yasser seirawan they are tactically inclined to begin with.

This chapter was reminiscent of Silman’s “The Sdirawan Mind” and is probably more representative of his work rather than Seirawan’s. He used to complain about not knowing what to do next when no quick tactic maneuvers are available. The book follows the same format Seirawan and Silman used in Winning Chess Tactics, taking one strategic element of chess at a time and spending an entire yassdr on it.

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It has really started me thinking about chess in a far more constructive manner, and my rating is improving because of this. An important part of this book is the copious number of tests.


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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Clear and easy to understand for those new to chess. As a passionated by tactics, I appreciated all of it, specially the wide variety of exercises at the end of each chapters and the book.

The third party has more “advanced” tests, even though I don’t think they should be called like that, as they mainly contain ideas from the previous chapters, and don’t seem to aim to be difficult to solve. For instance, in the chapter on pins, Seirawan explains the concept of both winning chess tactics yasser seirawan pins and relative pins.

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It is winning chess tactics yasser seirawan divided, beginning with commonly Attack Tactics skewer, pin, deflection, double attack, battery, etc and ending with Draws, and more “defensive” tactics.

Have you read Winning Chess Strategies? His analyses in Brilliancies are deep and I usually couldn’t follow them to conclusion, but his choice of games was excellent. Please try again later. Winning Chess Tactics is clearly and logically structured, building up through the different tactical techniques through to complex combinations of them at world class level. Abusive behaviour and discrimination against others will not be tolerated.