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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This book has the 2nd edition under a different title: Easy to read, will improve your chess skills immediately. For example, in the sequence 1.

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When the author started working as a trainer in his local chess club, he quickly realised that even the stronger club players had great weaknesses in their tactical play and that simply asking them to solve a huge number of puzzles did not fix the problem. I had previously thought of this tactic largely in the context of trying to win the pinned piece where possible, or just to give my opponent some difficulty in development.

If cost is an issue, you may want to take a look at the “Predator at the Chessboard” site linked. Your understanding of tactics will greatly improve upon reading it. Donald rated it really liked it Mar 03, First Normal Form 29 June, I expect that the computer checked version is better. This provided a short illustration of the fundamental characteristics of pieces – how they move, influence squares, and can be restricted by other pieces – and the need to understand them as the building blocks for tactics.

However, this book seems like a good plan. Return to Book Page. Every page and every word reflects the passion and immense love of the author for the subject matter.

To ask other readers questions about Understanding Chess Tacticsplease sign up. Which book did you find most helpful? Right now, I’m three weeks into the Chessimo tactics module, and my enthusiasm remains undiminished. This is probably the most sophisticated chapter and was quite valuable for me for the new ideas and ways of thinking it introduced although see below caveat.

David rated it it was amazing Dec 15, I’m currently working my way through it.

Again, the concept of searching for targets that included both pieces and key squares was valuable for me, as was the repeated motif of sacrificing material in order to create a decisive double attack situation. This concept, if not understood, can lose you games, particularly on the back rank. Thanks for the comment.

If this is a good book for me, I would hope it would help formalize my thinking during ubderstanding exercises. Radmila Dasic rated it it was amazing Underxtanding 06, I like it a lot.

Roger Perry rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Funny you should mention that site, I’d started going through it and found it quite valuable, but then I mratin the book and focused on it instead.

Understanding Chess Tactics by Martin Weteschnik

In practice, this theme appears much more often proportionally than the attention given it by the author. Jabari 12 June, Club and tournament players will also benefit a great deal. Digital Version Available from Forward Chess read more.

Do that and you’ll be a good chess player. No PayPal account needed. With “Chess Tactics understandinf Scratch”, Martin Weteschnik presents an in-depth look at each of the tactical classes and then proceeds to delve deeply into what makes them work, while at the same time showing the landmarks to recognize them in your own wetescgnik – and it There are plenty of books devoted to Tactics in the chess marketplace; however, most of these are collections of tactical puzzles.

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Doug Frietchen rated it it was amazing Tacctics 23, Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal. I never heard the term “reloader”.

Log In or Join. HTRYC is one of the best books about: The deeper perspective on offer has significantly helped my tactical thinking process. OK, I do not drop pieces, so perhaps it is a good book for me, but tacctics are so many good books out there. Bright Knight 29 February at These players clearly needed a good book, but when Weteschnik looked for it he found undsrstanding suitable, so he decided to write it himself.

Posted by Bright Knight at So, I know what a pin is, a double attack, a skewer, etc. I gaurantee it, or your money back I wonder if you would like to learn “How to reassess your chess” Its undoubtly one of the best chess books ever written.

This book was written to solve this problem. ISBN – pages – Published eeteschnik February Reviews “The aim of the book is to help the reader ‘recognize elementary patterns’ and to show ‘how to accurately find the elements of tactic, and work with them creatively.

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