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Winning Chess Combinations

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EV4205
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Skill Level:
Beginner
ISBN:
1857444205
No. Pages:
300
Author:
Yasser Seirawan
Cover:
Paperback
Year Published:
2006
Winning Chess Combinations
WARNING: May Contain Small Parts.

Combinations are the central element in chess; they make the game so magical and captivating. The beautiful point of sacrificing a queen, the strongest piece, in order to checkmate with a lowly pawn brings a smile of joy to all chess lovers. Virtually all chess games possess a combination, either one hidden in the shadows of analysis carefully avoided or one that provides a decisive blow. Winning Chess Combinations is a unique work that doesn't merely repeat the wonderfully rich and vast numbers of combinations, asking readers to solve a particular diagrammed position; it is a work that is far more realistic. A combination involves a sacrifice upsetting the balance of forces, but will it work or tragically boomerang? The reader is invited to solve this critical question by identifying the advantages that a specific position holds which might make the combination successful.Winning Chess Combinations is the seventh in Yasser Seirawan's highly acclaimed Winning Chess series probably the best-selling series of chess books ever published.

  • A complete guide to chess combinations
  • Includes stunning sacrifices
  • Ideal for the improving player
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