Everyone's First Chess Workbook
344 Seiten, kartoniert, New in Chess, 1. Auflage 2021
Working on chess tactics and checkmates will help you win more games. It develops your pattern recognition and your ‘board vision’ – your ability to capitalize on opportunities. This Workbook features a complete set of fundamental tactics, checkmate patterns, exercises, hints, and solutions.
Peter Giannatos selected 738 exercises based on ten years of experience with thousands of pupils at the prize-winning Charlotte Chess Center. All problems are clean, without unnecessary fluff that detracts from their instructive value. The Workbook has ample room for writing down the solutions to the exercises. This is helpful for both students and coaches, who can assign homework from the book without having to worry about being unable to review the solutions. And writing down the correct chess moves will greatly accelerate your learning process.
Everyone’s First Chess Workbook offers you a treasure trove of chess knowledge and more than enough lessons to keep you busy for a year!
Peter Giannatos is the founder and executive director of the Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy, in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Peter has been teaching and organizing chess for more than 10 years. As a teenager, he boosted his chess rating from 589 to over 2000 USCF in less than four years. Since then, Peter has achieved both the FIDE Master title and the US Chess National Master title. He now spends most of his time teaching his students the same techniques he used to rapidly improve.
023 Part I General Board Visualization
024 Chapter 1) Capturing Free Pieces
032 Chapter 2) Counting Attackers and Defenders
041 Chapter 3) Intro to Defense
049 Chapter 4) Assorted Checkmates in One
075 Part II Introduction to Chess Tactics
076 Chapter 5) Forks
096 Chapter 6) Pins
114 Chapter 7) Skewer
122 Chapter 8) Discovered Attack
130 Chapter 9) Discovered Check and Double Check
141 Chapter 10) Removing the Guard
149 Chapter 11) In-Between Move
157 Chapter 12) Decoy
167 Chapter 13) Overloaded
175 Chapter 14) X-Ray
183 Chapter 15) Interference
191 Chapter 16) Trapping Pieces
199 Chapter 17) Defense/Recognizing Threats
211 Part III Intermediate Checkmates and Combinations
212 Chapter 18) Assorted Checkmates in Two
234 Chapter 19) Themed Checkmate Patterns
275 Chapter 20) Combinations/Setting up Tactics
304 Chapter 21) Finish like the World Champions
321 Part IV Solutions to Exercises