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What's more beautiful than to sacrifice multiple pieces and deliver mate to the enemy king? According to most chess players this is the aim of the game. Winning is nice, winning in beautiful manner the cherry on the cake. Other players don't even have a choice, playing attacking chess is in their dna. Also more positional or universal players however won't back down if they are given the chance to checkmate the opponent. Off course, you won't get the possibly to beat your opponent in that manner every game. But when you do, one has to create the chances and take them with both hands. These subjects - together with concrete lines and set-ups - are the heart of the material below. Great teachers like Herman Grooten, Jacob Aagaard, Danny Gormally, Ladimir Vukovic, Rudolf Spielmann, and Ivan Sokolov will help you on your way. In this chapter you'll find books on attacking chess in general, but also on subjects like specific piece sacrifices, counter-attacks, checkmating techniques and the instructive collections of games of great attackers like Mikhail Tal, David Bronstein, Garry Kasparov and Alexei Shirov. Checkmate is the end of the game. Come on, get that king!



Attacking Chess: Aggressive Strategies And Inside Moves From The U.s. Junior Chess Champion (fireside Chess Library) - Josh Waitzkin
1995 Touchstone Attacking Chess: Aggressive Strategies And Inside Moves From The U.s. Junior Chess Champion (fireside Chess Library)-Josh Waitzkin

In nineteen chapters with different attacking principles Waitzkin draws a complete picture which helps to become an all round attacking player. Many of the rules and principles came naturally through absorbing hard knocks in early games, as the author explains. The techniques of attacking chess are taken from positions from his own games and arranged thematically. They will tend to become more difficult as the book goes on. Waitzkin offers the starting and advanced chess player the tools necessary to lounge a successful attack.
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Simple Attacking Plans - Fred Wilson
2012 Mongoose Press Simple Attacking Plans-Fred Wilson

According to the author there are four essential, even primitive concepts which one must learn to play successful attacking chess. These are: Whenever justified, go directly for the squares f2 or f7 in the opening. Drive off defenders and attack the castled kings on the squares h2 or h7. When the opponent king is still in the centre, open the e-file and/or d-file. Point all your pieces to the opponents king. These ideas together are the core of the book, which one could also call the caveman chess approach.
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Winning Chess - Irving Chernev, Fred Reinfeld
2015 Simon & Schuster Winning Chess-Irving Chernev Fred Reinfeld

A very useful book for the beginner and a bit more advanced player with ambition. Winning Chess does exactly what the title indicates, it gives the reader the tools to effectively become an attacking, tactical player and therefore increase the chances of winning games. According to the authors, the proper use of combination play is the secret of winning chess. With the help of a simple system of chess notation the beginner should easily improve with this book in hand.
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Art Of Attack In Chess - Ladimir Vukovic
1999 Everyman Chess Art Of Attack In Chess-Ladimir Vukovic

A modern classic on the most fun aspect on chess (maybe apart from winning): attacking. As John Nunn writes in the introduction every chess player has had the experience of seeing a promising looking attack crumble into dust. Vokovic book is a thought-provoking attempt to explain why some attacks succeed and while other fail to reach their goal. In this book the author provides general principles that should be excellent guidance to launch a successful mating attack.
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The King In Jeopardy: The Best Techniques For Attack And Defense (comprehensive Chess Course Series) - Lev Alburt, Sam Palatnik
0000 Chess Information & Research Center The King In Jeopardy: The Best Techniques For Attack And Defense (comprehensive Chess Course Series)-Lev Alburt Sam Palatnik

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Attacking Chess For Club Players: Improve Your Skills To Overpower Your Opponent - Herman Grooten
2016 New In Chess,Csi Attacking Chess For Club Players: Improve Your Skills To Overpower Your Opponent-Herman Grooten

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Attacking Manual (volume 1) - Jacob Aagaard
2010 Quality Chess Attacking Manual (volume 1)-Jacob Aagaard

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The Attacking Manual 2: Technique And Praxis - Jacob Aagaard
2010 Quality Chess The Attacking Manual 2: Technique And Praxis-Jacob Aagaard

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Attack With Black - Valery Aveskulov
2012 Gambit Publications Attack With Black-Valery Aveskulov

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Masters Of Attack (everyman Chess) - Alexander Raetsky, Maxim Chetverik
2018 Everyman Chess Masters Of Attack (everyman Chess)-Alexander Raetsky Maxim Chetverik

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The Chess Attacker's Handbook - Michael Song, Razvan Preotu
2017 Gambit Publications The Chess Attacker's Handbook-Michael Song Razvan Preotu

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The Art Of Sacrifice In Chess (dover Chess) - Rudolf Spielmann
2011 Dover Publications The Art Of Sacrifice In Chess (dover Chess)-Rudolf Spielmann

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Sacrifice And Initiative In Chess: Seize The Moment To Get The Advantage - Ivan Sokolov
2013 New In Chess,Csi Sacrifice And Initiative In Chess: Seize The Moment To Get The Advantage-Ivan Sokolov

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Key Concepts Of Gambit Play (chess Classics) - Yuri Razuvaev
2017 Quality Chess Key Concepts Of Gambit Play (chess Classics)-Yuri Razuvaev

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Mating The Castled King - Danny Gormally
2014 Quality Chess Mating The Castled King-Danny Gormally

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Chess Secrets: Great Attackers: Learn From Kasparov, Tal And Stein (everyman Chess) - Colin Crouch
2009 Everyman Chess Chess Secrets: Great Attackers: Learn From Kasparov, Tal And Stein (everyman Chess)-Colin Crouch

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Grandmaster Secrets: Counter-attack! - Zenon Franco
2009 Gambit Publications Grandmaster Secrets: Counter-attack!-Zenon Franco

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The Art Of Sacrifice In Chess, 21st Century Edition - Rudolf Spielmann
2015 Russell Enterprises, Inc. The Art Of Sacrifice In Chess, 21st Century Edition-Rudolf Spielmann

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Learn To Attack With Rudolph Spielmann - Eric Schiller
2012 Ishi Press Learn To Attack With Rudolph Spielmann-Eric Schiller

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Play Attacking Chess From Move One - Chess Maniac
2014 Independent Play Attacking Chess From Move One-Chess Maniac

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Hacking Up The King - David Eggleston
2014 Mongoose Press Hacking Up The King-David Eggleston

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Prepare To Attack - Gary Lane
2011 Everyman Chess Prepare To Attack-Gary Lane

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Sacking The Citadel: The History, Theory And Practice Of The Classic Bishop Sacrifice - Jon Edwards
2011 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Sacking The Citadel: The History, Theory And Practice Of The Classic Bishop Sacrifice-Jon Edwards

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Power Mates: Essential Checkmating Strategies And Techniques - Bruce Pandolfini
1996 Touchstone Power Mates: Essential Checkmating Strategies And Techniques-Bruce Pandolfini

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Essential Chess Sacrifices - David Lemoir
2004 Gambit Publications Essential Chess Sacrifices-David Lemoir

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Attacking With 1d4 & 1e4 - Angus Dunnington, John Emms
2017 Everyman Chess Attacking With 1d4 & 1e4-Angus Dunnington John Emms

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The Chess Sacrifice: Technique Art And Risk In Sacrificial Chess - Vladimir Vukovic
2009 Ishi Press The Chess Sacrifice: Technique Art And Risk In Sacrificial Chess-Vladimir Vukovic

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Bxh7: Master Both Sides Of Chess' Most Useful Piece Sacrifice In 5 Easy Lessons And 116 Exercises - David I Rudel
2009 Thinker Press Bxh7: Master Both Sides Of Chess' Most Useful Piece Sacrifice In 5 Easy Lessons And 116 Exercises-David I Rudel

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The Art Of Attacking Chess - Zenon Franco
2008 Gambit Publications The Art Of Attacking Chess-Zenon Franco

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Starting Out: Attacking Play (starting Out - Everyman Chess) - James Plaskett
2004 Everyman Chess Starting Out: Attacking Play (starting Out - Everyman Chess)-James Plaskett

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Secrets Of Spectacular Chess - Jonathan Levitt, David Friedgood
2008 Everyman Chess Secrets Of Spectacular Chess-Jonathan Levitt David Friedgood

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Attacking With 1d4 (everyman Chess) - Angus Dunnington
2001 Everyman Chess Attacking With 1d4 (everyman Chess)-Angus Dunnington

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Attacking The King - Everyman Chess
1996 Everyman Chess Attacking The King-Everyman Chess

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Who Dares Wins: Attacking The King On Opposite Sides - Lorin D'costa
2010 Everyman Chess Who Dares Wins: Attacking The King On Opposite Sides-Lorin D'costa

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Hunting The Castled King: A Chess Works Publication - Eric Schiller
2011 Ishi Press Hunting The Castled King: A Chess Works Publication-Eric Schiller

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Attack And Counterattack In Chess: Planning Your Game And Coping With Unexpected Situations - Fred Reinfeld
2012 Literary Licensing, LLC Attack And Counterattack In Chess: Planning Your Game And Coping With Unexpected Situations-Fred Reinfeld

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The Golden Knight Book Of Chess: The Art Of Sacrifice - Robert Richey
2005 AuthorHouse The Golden Knight Book Of Chess: The Art Of Sacrifice-Robert Richey

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