There's no escaping the fact: if you want to win chess games, you have to attack at some point. Many players are happy solving combinations in winning positions, when the hard work is already done, but the key to a successful attack undoubtedly comes much earlier. No-one can attack effectively if they haven't prepared properly, and yet planning in chess can be a difficult technique to master, even for experienced players. This book provides a solution. Using an abundance of illustrative games and examples, Gary Lane answers the questions which constantly puzzle players of all levels. How should I plan after the opening? Where are my opponent's weaknesses? Do I have enough pieces in the attack? When should I strike? Do I need to sacrifice? Should I cash in or continue to attack? Read this book, discover the answers and attack with confidence!
- An essential guide to attacking chess
- Introduces easy-to-learn techniques
- Focuses on planning and strategy.
- 192 Pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Published: 2010
- Notation: Figurine Algebraic Notation
How to attack in chess is explained simply and ends up being rather inspiring. The book is for people who already know how to play but want to be come better. It is rare to find so much good advice in one place and I have to confess it really has helped. I have won more games by using primarily the advice "count the pieces" which is a typical good idea explained in simple terms so that everybody c