Among the most satisfying and successful chess maneuvers, the combination usually involves surprise and sacrifice to achieve a sudden advantage. This essential work explains principles, varieties, and techniques, plus the ideas behind them. Examples from the games of master players provide helpful illustrations. Suitable for players at all levels. 200 diagrams. Note: this book uses descriptive notation rather than the more current algebraic notation.
English translation and Introduction by Philip W. Sergeant. New Introduction for this edition by Fred Reinfeld. Exercises at chapter ends.