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By John Nunn

"A new ebook that i discovered delightfully beautiful" - Bruce Pandolfini,

For all chess-players, from novices to international champions, from young children to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to provide. the facility to identify checkmates is an important ability - and this easy-to-use booklet exhibits you ways it really is performed. With the aid of Grandmaster John Nunn, you can be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a perilous checkmate, no matter if in a college fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!

By focusing completely on positions from genuine video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the buddies featured are these which come up often in actual existence. He additionally highlights topics and ideas which are usually overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in a right away raise on your enjoying strength.

All 1001 puzzle positions were conscientiously checked, and are graded through subject and trouble. issues are provided for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are compatible for amateur and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't fret: you will be prepared for them!

The Kindle variation of this publication has been specifically reorganised for simple use. the answer to every puzzle is usually at the web page following the puzzle itself, and the puzzle diagram is repeated there, so it's not essential to turn forwards and backwards whilst viewing the solution.

Dr John Nunn is among the best-respected figures in international chess, having numbered one of the world’s top grandmasters for almost two decades. He has gained 4 gold medals in chess Olympiads, and was once topped international Chess fixing Champion in 2004, 2007 and 2010. Nunn's enjoying variety is notoriously competitive, with sacrifices, king-hunts and checkmates that includes in lots of of his best wins.

"Recognizing styles has lengthy been well-known as one of many hallmarks of chess mastery and 1001 lethal Checkmates bargains a sequence of workouts to coach this ability prepared by means of topic and lengthening trouble. To problem these of a aggressive nature issues are offered for every right resolution with solvers capable of song their success." - IM John Donaldson, Gold-Medal successful united states group Captain

"John Nunn, well known king-hunter, provides 1001 checkmate puzzles. avid gamers who examine this booklet will research a lot approximately tactical motifs resulting in mate... a pleasant tome for any lover of chess" - Bab Wilders, Nederlands Dagblad

" a banquet for me! The lengthy record of chess stars to be came upon there contains hundreds of thousands of gamers with whom i'm both rather well familiar, or at the least a little bit so, and it is a lot of enjoyable to attempt to discover a similar impressive strikes that they really performed on the climax of actual battles. notwithstanding the publication is kind of thick and heavy, weighing in at over three hundred huge pages, its content material is so relaxing and simply readable for me that my feeling whilst packing it in my summer time vacation suitcase is that i am taking alongside a mild but invaluable companion." - GM Paul Motwani, The Scotsman

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