By Sam Palatnik

Nearly all chess video games are received via easy tactical equipment. This e-book makes those equipment memorable and clear.

it has been stated that "tactics are ninety nine% of chess." This 3rd quantity of the great Chess direction teaches you the elemental instruments of profitable chess with instructive and remarkable examples. Grandmasters Alburt and Palatnik completely clarify countless numbers of key positions prepared by means of hassle and designed to sharpen tactical reputation and imaginative and prescient on your personal video games. not anything is left to likelihood during this paintings. All fabrics have already proven their worthy in Russian chess instruction.

GM Alburt's accomplished Chess path brings English readers the as soon as strictly guarded and time-tested Russian education equipment, the foremost to the 50-year Russian dominance of worldwide chess. accomplished Chess path takes you from newbie to master.

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Diagram 13 Reti – Tartakower, Vienna 1910 White to move This is a classic example which every chessplayer should know by heart. 1. Qd8+!! A brilliant queen sacrifice which has the effect of bringing the Black king to d8, where it will be subject to attack from rook and bishop simultaneously in the form of a double check. A double check is the most powerful of the forcing devices. It allows the attacking side to bring two pieces into the attack simultaneously. Also, it is impossible to defend against two checks at once without moving the king, so the defending side usually has only a very limited number of replies available.

Nc5+! And White resigned, since the next move is 2. e4 mate. Diagram 47 Bronstein – Medina, Göteborg 1955 White to move Here a simple pawn move decides matters: 1. d6! Black resigned, seeing what was just over the horizon: 2. Nd5! and the queen is trapped. 63. Diagram 48 Smyslov – Szabo, Hastings 1954-55 White to move 1. c6 This threatens both 2. Nc5+ picking off the bishop at b3, and 2. c7 winning the knight. … exf4+ 2. Kxf4 and in a few moves Black resigned. Clearing a Line In combinations which are designed to clear a line, a piece or a pawn stationed along the line is sacrificed in order to set up a decisive blow.

1. … Kxd8 2. Bg5++ Kc7 33. Or 2. … Ke8 3. Rd8, a typical rook + bishop mate. 3. Bd8 mate Diagram 14 Vidmar – Euwe, Carlsbad 1929 White to move 1. Qf8+!! Luring the king to f8 to achieve a typical rook + knight mate. Black resigned. There is no escaping checkmate: 1. … Kxf8 2. Rd8 mate or 1. … Kh7 2. Qg7 mate. 34. Diagram 15 Nei – Petrosian, Moscow 1960 White to move 1. Qg8+ Black resigned. Checkmate follows on g8 in two moves. Diagram 16 Geller – Dreev, New York 1990 White to move 35. 1. Qf5+! Black resigned.

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