Fundamental Checkmates by Antonio Gude PDF

By Antonio Gude

ISBN-10: 1910093807

ISBN-13: 9781910093801

Shortlisted for the English Chess Federation ebook of the 12 months Award: “once picked up, the booklet is so much tough to place down” - ECF Press Release

Chess might sound a posh and mysterious video game, however the final aim is straightforward: checkmate.

Checkmate can take place in all phases of the sport, from snap buddies within the beginning, via middlegame assaults to simplified endgames. studying tips on how to use our items jointly to nook the enemy king is a primary ability that each one chess-players needs to consistently training, sharpen and develop.

This ebook lays out, in systematic and thorough model, a variety of mating styles and strategies, specifically exhibiting how each one piece-pair can mix to convey mate. A operating wisdom of those principles allows gamers to maneuver directly to mating combos, the place items lay down their lives in order that the rest forces can carry mate. Gude explains an grand number of tactical units, and illustrates them in unforgettable sort with essentially the most outstanding mating assaults from perform, new and previous. There are chapters on how one can assault kings within the centre, in addition to general (and other!) assaults opposed to the castled position.

This is a real textbook of checkmate; readers just isn't in need of mating principles, and may instinctively understand while there's a threat to release an assault, or once they needs to parry the opponent’s threats. basic Checkmates additionally positive factors greater than three hundred routines with complete solutions.

Antonio Gude is a very skilled chess author and instructor from Spain. numerous of his books on strategies and for rookies are long-standing best-sellers in Spanish language. Gude has additionally translated a superb many books, together with a few of the classics of chess literature. he's the writer of "A entire Chess Course", additionally released by means of Gambit.

“Mating styles and combos are good coated in Antonio Gude’s new booklet. The Spanish author admires attractiveness in chess and explains how assaults and combos interact with mating styles. he's well-read, is familiar with very important video games from the earlier and current, and makes use of recognized endgame compositions to create an invaluable mating handbook for large readership” – Lubosh Kavalek, Huffington Post

“Checkmate diamonds shimmer on each web page” – Sean Marsh, Chess Magazine

“The variety of nice examples is overwhelming. at the one half there are vintage online game fragments you'll already recognize, but in addition much is new, giving anything for everybody. i personally am at the moment utilizing this booklet as research fabric for my consistent education… the e-book is admittedly appropriate for any chess participant. hugely prompt” – IM Dirk Schuh, Rochade Europa

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