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Tactics Books

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  • My System

    Author: Aron Nimzowitsch

    $13.99
    Publisher: Quality Chess | Release Date: Fall 2014 | Contents: 320 pages

    My System is at the top of a very short list of chess classics.

  • Recognizing Your Opponent’s Resources: Developing Preventive Thinking

    Author: Mark Dvoretsky

    $16.99
    Publisher: Russell Enterprises | Release Date: August 2015 | Contents: 359 pages

    Understanding what your opponent is planning to do or trying to accomplish is one of the core skills required to take your game to the next level.

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  • Risk & Bluff in Chess: The Dangerous Art of Taking Calculated Risks

    Author: Vladimir Tukmakov

    $17.99
    Publisher: New in Chess | Release Date: August 2015 | Contents: 224 pages

    Renowned chess coach Vladimir Tukmakov presents more than 100 practical ways that masters and grandmasters have used to push beyond the limits of calculation and take a deliberate risk. He shows how to trick your opponent into believing your bluff.

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  • Sac & Mate: Volume 1

    Author: Bill Harvey

    $2.99
    Publisher: Mongoose Press | Release Date: December 2016 | Contents: 160 pages

    Good command of strategy and tactics are the key to success in chess. Tactical skill can enhanceyour strategic ability, by broadening the range of positions where you know you can exploit a weakness in your opponent’s position. In the Sac & Mate series, Bill Harvey helps you hone your tactics with a focus on sudden piece sacrifices to leave the opposing king fatally exposed. Arranged by level of difficulty from two-move shockers to four-move combinations, Volume 1 presents the best tactical shots by famous chessplayers from Napoleon and Captain Evans (of Evans Gambit fame) in the early 1800s to Bobby Fischer and Mikhail Tal in 1960.

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  • Sac & Mate: Volume 2

    Author: Bill Harvey

    $2.99
    Publisher: Mongoose Press | Release Date: February 2017 | Contents: 160 pages

    Good command of strategy and tactics are the key to success in chess. Tactical skill can enhance your strategic ability, by broadening the range of positions where you know you can exploit a weakness in your opponent’s position. Arranged by level of difficulty from two-move shockers to four-move combinations, Volume 2 presents the best tactical shots by famous chessplayers from Boris Spassky and Bent Larsen in the early 1960s to Garry Kasparov and Vishy Anand in the late ’90s.

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  • Sac & Mate: Volume 3

    Author: Bill Harvey

    $2.99
    Publisher: Mongoose Press | Release Date: February 2017 | Contents: 160 pages

    Good command of strategy and tactics are the key to success in chess. Tactical skill can enhance your strategic ability, by broadening the range of positions where you know you can exploit a weakness in your opponent’s position. Arranged by level of difficulty from two-move shockers to four-move combinations, Volume 3 presents the best tactical shots by famous chessplayers of the new millennium from Vladimir Kramnik to Magnus Carlsen.

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  • Simple Attacking Plans

    Author: Fred Wilson

    $7.99
    Publisher: Mongoose Press | Release Date: April 2013 | Contents: 192 pages

    Simple Attacking Plans is a classic right from the get-go

  • Techniques of Positional Play

    Author: Valeri Bronznik & Anatoli Terekhin

    $15.99
    Publisher: New in Chess | Release Date: February 2014 | Contents: 254 pages

    Opening preparation is essential, but for aspiring players understanding the middlegame is even more important.

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  • The Art of Sacrifice in Chess

    Author: Austrian Grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann

    $15.99
    Publisher: Russell Enterprises | Release Date: July 2015 | Contents: 272 pages

    A 21st century edition of a classic by Austrian Grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann. The Art of Sacrifice in Chess is a masterpiece that examines the nature of chess sacrifices.

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  • The Inner Game of Chess

    Author: Andrew Soltis

    $12.99
    Publisher: Mongoose Press | Release Date: Fall 2014 | Contents: 280 pages

    Do masters methodically cut their way through the branches of a tree of analysis? Is it true that attacking players calculate a dozen moves ahead, while positional specialists rely on abstract principles? What exactly does it mean to “calculate,” anyway?

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  • The King Saves the Day

    Author: Sergei Tkachenko

    $7.99
    Publisher: Elk and Ruby Publishing House | Release Date: September 2018 | Contents: 206 pages

    The diverse set of tactical ideas involving a single king in the finale will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of the king’s resourcefulness.

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  • The Magic of Chess Tactics

    Author: Claus Dieter Meyer & Karsten Müller

    $11.99
    Publisher: Russell Enterprises | Release Date: October 2017 | Contents: 262 pages

    Although basic tactics are explained in a number good books, complicated tactics – the kind that separate tournament winners from the pack – require intuition, imagination and precision. The Magic of Chess Tactics helps you develop these qualities.

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  • The Queen Saves the Day

    Author: Sergei Tkachenko

    $7.99
    Publisher: Elk and Ruby Publishing House | Release Date: September 2018 | Contents: 206 pages

    The diverse set of tactical ideas involving a single queen in the finale will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of the queen’s resourcefulness.

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  • The Tactician's Handbook

    Author: Victor Charushin

    $14.99
    Publisher: Russell Enterprises | Release Date: December 2016 | Contents: 240 pages

    Combines all 7 books by Victor Charushin: Alekhine’s Block, Combination Cross, Lasker’s Combination, Mitrofanov’s Deflection, The Steeplechase, Domination, and Less Common Combinations.

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  • TP Chess Puzzle Book

    Author: Georgios Souleidis & Dirk Sebastian

    $16.99
    Publisher: Thinkers Publishing | Release Date: July 2017 | Contents: 312 pages

    A new collection of puzzles carefully selected by two experienced trainers.

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  • Quick Kills Alapin Sicilian

    Author: Bill Harvey

    $1.99
    Publisher: Mongoose Press | Release Date: June 2014 | Contents: 755 pages

    If you play chess for blood, it makes sense to learn the violent tactics that feature in the openings that you play.

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