Winning Chess Combinations

June 1, 2006|
Winning Chess Combinations by Yasser Seirawan
$38.95
Paperback
Earn 195 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

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 - PROBABLY THE BEST-SELLING SERIES OF CHESS BOOKS EVER PUBLISHED.
Yasser Seirawan is one of the top-ranked chess players in the USA and was the first American candidate for the World Championship title since Bobby Fischer. He is a four-time US Champion, the 1989 Western Hemisphere Champion and a ten-time member of the US Chess Olympiad team. His acheivements distinguish him as one of only a handful o...
Loading
Title:Winning Chess Combinations
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 9 X 7.25 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 9 X 7.25 X 0.68 in
Published:June 1, 2006
Publisher:Everyman Chess
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781857444209

Recently Viewed
|