So, here is another one of the thousands of chess books dealing with tactics! Well, nothing new under the sun; just a huge collection of categorised material, dealing with tactics and all existing mate patterns. I am not seeking glory with this book, but I certainly had to have a book in tactics! Th at’s the main idea of the book; to be a companion for trainers and players who seek improvement — simple but eff ective! Th e names of the mates are not important. What’s crucial is understanding and sub-consciously memorising these patterns in order to recognise when they’re about to occur in a player’s own games. Th ese mating patterns are not confi ned to chess problems and puzzles. As will be shown, they occur in the games of Grandmasters and even World Champions, past and present! Th ey belong to everybody’s games, even beginners’! Each mate’s theoretical pattern is presented as a diagram, with constructed examples and actual games. It is suggested that students set-up and play through these mates from the losers’ viewpoint as well.
Efstratios Grivas "The Tactics Bible"
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