John Nunn's 1001 Deadly Checkmates PDF

By John Nunn

"A new ebook that i discovered delightfully attractive" - Bruce Pandolfini,

For all chess-players, from newbies to international champions, from childrens to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to provide. the facility to identify checkmates is an important ability - and this easy-to-use booklet exhibits you the way it truly is performed. With the aid of Grandmaster John Nunn, you'll be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a perilous checkmate, no matter if in a college fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!

By focusing completely on positions from genuine video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the pals featured are these which come up mostly in actual lifestyles. He additionally highlights subject matters and ideas which are frequently ignored in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in an instantaneous bring up on your enjoying strength.

All 1001 puzzle positions were conscientiously checked, and are graded via topic and hassle. issues are provided for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. many of the puzzles are appropriate for amateur and junior avid gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't fret: you can be prepared for them!

The Kindle variation of this e-book has been particularly reorganised for simple use. the answer to every puzzle is often at the web page following the puzzle itself, and the puzzle diagram is repeated there, so it's not essential to turn forwards and backwards whilst viewing the solution.

Dr John Nunn is likely one of the best-respected figures in global chess, having numbered one of the world’s major grandmasters for almost 20 years. He has gained 4 gold medals in chess Olympiads, and was once topped international Chess fixing Champion in 2004, 2007 and 2010. Nunn's taking part in variety is notoriously competitive, with sacrifices, king-hunts and checkmates that includes in lots of of his best wins.

"Recognizing styles has lengthy been well-known as one of many hallmarks of chess mastery and 1001 lethal Checkmates deals a sequence of workouts to coach this ability prepared through topic and extending hassle. To problem these of a aggressive nature issues are offered for every right solution with solvers in a position to song their success." - IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal profitable united states group Captain

"John Nunn, popular king-hunter, provides 1001 checkmate puzzles. gamers who research this booklet will study a lot approximately tactical motifs resulting in mate... a pleasant tome for any lover of chess" - Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad

" a dinner party for me! The lengthy checklist of chess stars to be stumbled on there comprises countless numbers of gamers with whom i'm both rather well familiar, or at the least a bit so, and it is a lot of enjoyable to aim to discover an analogous impressive strikes that they really performed on the climax of genuine battles. notwithstanding the booklet is kind of thick and heavy, weighing in at over three hundred huge pages, its content material is so relaxing and simply readable for me that my feeling whilst packing it in my summer time vacation suitcase is that i am taking alongside a mild but priceless companion." - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman

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