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Winning Chess Combinations

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Publisher: Everyman Chess
Author: Yasser Seirawan
Year of Publication: 2006

Pages: 253
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book Description

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, the best-selling series of chess books ever published. It is a complete guide to chess combinations, Including stunning sacrifices
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ISBN 9781857444209
Pages 253 Pages
Publication Date Dec 31, 2005
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
Popular Series Winning Chess
Book Binding Type Paperback
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