A Course in Chess Tactics

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A Course in Chess TacticsGambit has just published: A Course in Chess Tactics.

The advice frequently given to chess-players eager to improve their results is straightforward: study tactics! This book presents a structured approach to tactics, and belongs in the library of every ambitious player. The authors discuss each major tactical theme in turn, explaining how it works, and providing inspiring examples. They then explain how you can spot the idea in your own games and use it to your advantage. You immediately get a chance to put your knowledge to the test, as there are challenging exercises throughout the whole book. You will learn how tactical themes are combined, and employed to achieve strategic goals. This book also shows how grandmasters spot the targets for their breathtaking combinations, which you thus come to see not as sheer witchcraft, but as the product of disciplined thought and training. It will help you develop an understanding of the principles of chess tactics.
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