Chess Tactics for Champions

Chess Tactics for Champions

A Step-by Step Guide to Using Tactics and Combinations

Book - 2006
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Susan Polgar became the first female Grandmaster at age 15--and it wasn't luck that got her there. Her use of tactics, combinations, and strategy during her games gave her the critical advantage she needed against her opponents. In Chess Tactics for Champions , Polgar gives insight into the kind of thinking that chess champions rely on while playing the game, specifically the ability to recognize patterns and combinations. With coauthor Paul Truong, Susan Polgar teaches the tactics she learned from her father, Laszlo Polgar, one of the world's best chess coaches.

• Teaches players how to calculate the effect of a move in order to gain an edge over an opponent

• For intermediate to advanced chess players of all ages
Publisher: New York : Random House Puzzles & Games, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812936711
081293671X
Characteristics: x, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Truong, Hoainhan.

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