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Chess : 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games - Bruce Pandolfini


5334 Problems, Combinations and Games

Paperback Published: 6th January 2006
ISBN: 9781579125547
Number Of Pages: 1104

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The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5,334 instructional situations, presented by the world's leading chess teacher

Chess analyzes more than 5,000 unique instructional situations, many taken from real matches, including 306 problems for checkmate in one move, 3,412 mates in two moves, 744 mates in three moves, 600 miniature games, 144 simple endgames, and 128 tournament game combinations. Chapters are organized by problem type. Each problem, combination, and game is keyed to an easy-to-follow solution at the back of the book, so readers can learn as they go. More than 6,000 illustrations make it easy to see the possibilities any position may hold. The book also includes the basic rules of the game and an international bibliography.

Chess is the ultimate book on winning the game.

Forewordp. 9
Introductionp. 11
Key to symbolsp. 13
Mate in one (1-306)p. 53
Mate in two (307-3718)p. 107
White to move (307-450)p. 109
Combinations - white to move (451-1254)p. 133
Combinations - black to move (1255-1470)p. 267
Compositions - white to move (1471-3514)p. 303
Combinational compositions - white to move (3515-3718)p. 644
Mate in three (3719-4462)p. 679
Combinations - white to move (3719-4138)p. 681
Combinations - black to move (4139-4462)p. 751
600 miniature games (4463-5062)p. 807
f3 (f6) combinations (4463-4562)p. 809
g3 (g6) combinations (4563-4662)p. 837
h3 (h6) combinations (4663-4762)p. 866
f2 (f7) combinations (4763-4862)p. 895
g2 (g7) combinations (4863-4962)p. 925
h2 (h7) combinations (4963-5062)p. 955
Simple endgames (5063-5206)p. 985
White to move and draws (5063-5104)p. 987
White to move and wins (5105-5206)p. 994
Polgar sisters' tournament-game combinations (5207-5334)p. 1013
White to move and wins (5207-5278)p. 1015
Black to move and wins (5279-5333)p. 1027
Mate in two - white to move (5334)p. 1037
Solutionsp. 1039
Biography of Laszlo Polgarp. 1101
Bibliographyp. 1102
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ISBN: 9781579125547
ISBN-10: 1579125549
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1104
Published: 6th January 2006
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 6.1
Weight (kg): 1.3
Edition Number: 1

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