Understanding Chess Tactics has 55 ratings and 5 reviews. Timm said: Easy to read, will improve your chess skills immediately. I shouldn’t even say that. Page 1. Martin Weteschnik. Chess Tactics from Scratch. Understanding Chess Tactics. 2nd edition. QUALITY CHESS. Y. Page 2. { Of. Page 3. Chess Tactics. The first edition of this book, Understanding Chess Tactics, was hailed as a modern classic. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and.

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So, I chhess what a pin is, a double attack, a skewer, etc. The chess font used in this one is kind of gross, but the tactics themselves are excellent: This is where the author deals with things like interference motifs closing lines of communication with pieces or squares and how opening lines can create decisive tactics.

Heisman says that his students love it and think that it is teaching them a lot, but what they learn is not useful to them. Then again, Hcess doubt if you could go wrong with books by Polgar, Nunn or Lein either. Which book did you find most helpful?

Understanding Chess Tactics by Martin Weteschnik

This is a real gem, a masterpiece to be savoured. Bright Knight 29 February at He did stop playing Fide-rated games after.

I think that there is a Chesscafe and a Burgess puzzle book, but I don’t know anything about either book. This provided a short illustration of the fundamental characteristics of pieces – how they move, influence squares, and can be restricted by other pieces – and the need to understand them as the building blocks for tactics.

Oh… and there are test positions to test your newly acquired knowledge. If I may impose, I am interested in determining if this book is a good fit for me. More importantly, what books did you read to get to in the first place?!! Alec rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Not sure whether any of those books might be too easy for you or not, but I hear that Nunn’s book is pretty challenging. I’m looking forward to reading this again at some point in the future! That he was starting his chess very late and that he still gained a Title made me even more curious, Jan 31, 1.

Chess Tactics from Scratch: Just as I plan to buy a book on endgames when I study endgames, I can use this book immediately.

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David rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Doug Frietchen rated it it was amazing Jan 23, What is this book about? With “Chess Tactics from Scratch”, Martin Weteschnik presents an in-depth look at each of the tactical classes and then proceeds to delve deeply into what makes them work, while at the same time showing the landmarks to recognize them in your own game – and it is brilliant! chsss

Log In or Join. Maybe that’s because it’s the Second Edition? No PayPal account needed. He takes a practical approach to it and provides a number of examples of how examining what a piece is doing or cannot do can lead to finding tactics involving that piece.

Just not a lot of tactics books. Feb 2, 8. Its no use understanding some finer points of chess strategy if you drop pieces. This book is specifically aimed at improving adult players who do not have a systematic understanding wrteschnik tactics – although of course juniors should also get a lot out of it – so I am exactly its intended target audience.

This expanded and improved second edition offers more puzzles to test the tactical chess skill that the reader will develop.

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Anonymous 30 June, That said, if you do get the book, it’s definitely not going to be one of those that looks good but collects dust for the rest of your chess career.

The Complete Chess Workout: Roger Perry rated it it was amazing Sep 09, I am currently doing Chessimo endgames, and plan to have a look at Chessimo strategy. Digital Version Available from Forward Chess read more. Ben Marmont rated it it was amazing Oct 22,