Understanding Chess Tactics has 55 ratings and 5 reviews. Timm said: Easy to read, will improve your chess skills immediately. I shouldn’t even say that. Page 1. Martin Weteschnik. Chess Tactics from Scratch. Understanding Chess Tactics. 2nd edition. QUALITY CHESS. Y. Page 2. { Of. Page 3. Chess Tactics. The first edition of this book, Understanding Chess Tactics, was hailed as a modern classic. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and.

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Sterling Carroll rated it it was amazing Mar 23, If this is a good book for me, I would hope it would help formalize my thinking during tactical exercises. At the end of each chapter are several problems to solve as an independent test.

Merryweather rated it it was amazing Jan 24, This may be an exaggeration, but even the remaining 1 per cent still depends on tactics.

The emphasis on dominating squares and how the different combinations of pieces can do this helped fill a gap in my understanding of mating attacks, particularly amrtin patterns like the bishop and rook mate.

Chess Tactics from Scratch: He then decided to concentrate on the theory of chess rather than a playing career. The games selected are of a high quality and feature the likes of Fischer, Kasparov, Tal and others. Heisman says that his students love atctics and think that it is teaching them a lot, but what they learn is not useful to them.


Understanding Chess Tactics by Martin Weteschnik

Which tavtics did you find most helpful? The only weakness I saw was that it could use a better and fuller description of the “removal of the guard” tactical theme, which is only covered briefly in Chapter 9 as a disruption in the line of communication between defending pieces.

I’m not suggesting you abandon tactical studies but that you don’t focus on them exclusively. I hover between s and s except for a recent slump back down the s, and I’ve gotten a lot out of the book so unverstanding about half way through. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I’m sure the first edition has been out for some time now, although to be undefstanding, I don’t know anything about the book – just going off of what I’ve read in this thread so far. Martin Weteschnik is a highly successful trainer and coach.

No PayPal account needed. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and decided to restructure and rewrite it completely.

He writes, “the most dramatic increases in playing strength, even for experienced tournament players, are achieved by the systematic acquisition of tactical knowledge. These players clearly needed a good book, but when Weteschnik looked for it he found nothing suitable, so he decided to write it himself.

No one book has the universally best answer. Hi I am looking to improve my chess with a tactics book. Feb 2, 6.

In most respects, you’ve already answered the question, but I suppose I’m seeking further clarification of your already excellent explanation. Radmila Dasic rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Find anything that helps you stretch your mind as you try to solve what the best move would be to make, then take that idea to greatest extreme you can. Rudi Grinberg rated it it was amazing Apr 13, This book has the 2nd edition under a different title: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Doug Frietchen rated it it was amazing Jan 23, He also discovered that simply asking them to solve a huge number of puzzles did not fix the problem. Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal. When Martin Weteschnik started working as a trainer in his local chess club, he quickly realized that even the stronger club players had great weaknesses in their tactical play. I wonder if you would like to learn “How to reassess your chess” Its undoubtly one of the best chess books ever written.

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Martin EdenSoloscacchi full review in Italian. Refresh and try again. If I may impose, I am interested in determining if this book is a good fit for me. That he was starting his chess very late and that he still gained a Title made me even more curious, Capture The Flag Chess eryxc 1 hr ago. Mike rated it it was amazing Aug 14, What is this book about? Trivia About Understanding Che This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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