Fundamental Chess Tactics: A Comprehensive Guide to Tactical Ideas - Learn How to Win Material and Storm the Enemy Position!
A Complete Study of Mating Patterns, Mechanisms and Combinations
by Antonio Gude
Edition : Paperback
Number of pages : 176
Publisher : Gambit
ISBN : 9781911465171
Once a player has learned how the pieces move, the next task is to put them to work – that is, to study tactics. For all players, from beginners to champions, tactical skill is the main component of chess ability. And this skill must be constantly practised and improved.
This book provides a systematic course in chess tactics and hundreds of exercises to sharpen and measure your skills. With Antonio Gude’s assistance, you will understand how the pieces work, so you can carry out your strategic plans and launch devastating attacks. And even in those games where things go wrong, you will always be ready to pounce when given the chance. The book is packed with entertaining and inspiring examples, brought to life with information and stories about some of the more notable figures in chess history.
This is a companion volume to Gude’s much-acclaimed Fundamental Checkmates:
Antonio Gude is a well-known chess writer and teacher from Spain who has represented his country in international correspondence chess events. His previous book for Gambit, Fundamental Checkmates, was shortlisted for the English Chess Federation Book of the Year Award.