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Tactics. It's fair to say that about 90 percent of all chess games are decided by them. The lower the level, the more games get determined by combinations that win material or result in a decisive attack. So, if you're not a grandmaster (yet) it's necessary to concentrate on tactics to improve your game. Having said that, even grandmasters study tactics on almost a daily basis or certainly have done so in the past. In other words, according to many masters of the game making chess puzzles regularly is the quickest way to improve. There two types of books on the subject; books who teach you the fundamental ideas and puzzle books who let you practice. Most books however combine the two, explaining the basic ideas and let one practice improving pattern recognition and execution. Many books are available on the subject of tactics for all levels, written by great chess players and teachers such as Susan Polgar, László Polgar, Karthik PM, Vlastimil Hort, John Nunn, and Yasser Seirawan. So if you're fed up with getting tricked and instead you want to set up traps for your opponents, learn all about tactics. It's great fun, and the shortest route to improvement.



Tactics Time!: 1001 Chess Tactics From The Games Of Everyday Chess Players - Brennan, Tim, Carson, Anthea
2013 New In Chess Tactics Time!: 1001 Chess Tactics From The Games Of Everyday Chess Players-Brennan, Tim Carson, Anthea

This book is proud of the fact you won’t find games from Grandmaster practice. Tactics Time! contains all sorts of interesting positions that you will never see at Grandmaster level, but happen all the time in the ‘trenches’ of class player games. It’s an instructive puzzle book for the amateur player who wants to improve in a very practical, down to earth manner, with examples from daily chess life.
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Progressive Tactics: 1002 Progressively Challenging Chess Tactics - Couture, Dave
2016 Independent Progressive Tactics: 1002 Progressively Challenging Chess Tactics-Couture, Dave

The author of this book emphasises that there three ways to improve in chess: tactics, tactics, and tactics! Possibly even more than the other books in this chapter, Progressive Tactics: 1002 Progressively Challenging Chess Tactics primarily aims at raising your chess rating by solving tactics over and over again. For the beginner and intermediate chess player who is aiming for rapid improvement. If you solve the puzzles presented in this book every day for 15-30 minutes during a couple of months, you become a significantly better chess player, Couture claims.
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Chess Tactics For Champions: A Step-by-step Guide To Using Tactics And Combinations The Polgar Way - Polgar, Susan, Truong, Paul, Hoainhan Truong
2006 Random House Puzzles & Games Chess Tactics For Champions: A Step-by-step Guide To Using Tactics And Combinations The Polgar Way-Polgar, Susan Truong, Paul Hoainhan Truong

No matter how deep your strategic understanding is, it can never replace accuracy in calculating tactical positions. Judith Polgar was not only one of the best players of the world in her prime, but certainly was considered one of the most sharp, tactical players. Hence why it’s no wonder that she is one of the best teachers of tactics in the chess world. Create multiple threats, think even deeper, make the right choice: these are few of the many themes.
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Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations And Games - Polgár, László, Pandolfini, Bruce
2013 Black Dog & Leventhal Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations And Games-Polgár, László Pandolfini, Bruce

More than 5000 chess problems: easy to solve, but– at the same time – elegant and instructive. Mates in one, two, and three, as well as some miniatures and endgames. That is what this book offers. For those who are learning the game alone, and for teachers and parents. The problems figuring in this collection cover the history of chess literature from the year 1140 till present times, completed with some problems made by Pal Benko and some games from the Polgar-sisters.
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1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices And Combinations, 21st Century Edition (fred Reinfeld Chess Classics) - Reinfeld, Fred, Alberston, Bruce
2014 Russell Enterprises, Inc. 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices And Combinations, 21st Century Edition (fred Reinfeld Chess Classics)-Reinfeld, Fred Alberston, Bruce

Brilliant sacrifices and combinations, either calculated in advance or played on the spur of the moment, give us chess players a thrill that cannot be met by any other aspect of the game. At the same time executing these brilliant stokes after recognizing motif, is what makes us first rate players. Or, to put it in other words: tactics is 99 percent of chess. 1001 Winning Chess Sacrifices And Combinations, 21st Century Edition helps you on your way to become a much better player.
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Tactical Training - Lakdawala, Cyrus
2021 Everyman Chess Tactical Training-Lakdawala, Cyrus

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Chess Tactics :: Play Basic Chess Like Us Chess Champion Jennifer Yu - John.c Murray
2019 Chess Tactics :: Play Basic Chess Like Us Chess Champion Jennifer Yu-John.c Murray

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Forcing Move: Improve Your Chess Tactical Skill - Murray, John.c
2019 Independently Forcing Move: Improve Your Chess Tactical Skill-Murray, John.c

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Tactics By Bajaranis: Exercises From The Practice Of Authors, Describing Various Tactical Ideas. (chess Exercises By Bajaranis) - Bajarani, Ulvi, Bajarani, Ilgar, Abbasov, Rashid
2019 Tactics By Bajaranis: Exercises From The Practice Of Authors, Describing Various Tactical Ideas. (chess Exercises By Bajaranis)-Bajarani, Ulvi Bajarani, Ilgar Abbasov, Rashid

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Bishop And Knight Save The Day: A World Champion’s Favorite Studies - Tkachenko, Sergei
2019 Elk and Ruby Publishing House Bishop And Knight Save The Day: A World Champion’s Favorite Studies-Tkachenko, Sergei

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Checkmates And Tactics - Stripes, James
2019 Independently Checkmates And Tactics-Stripes, James

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Tactics Move By Move: Book 2 - Jordan, Fm Bill
2019 Tactics Move By Move: Book 2-Jordan, Fm Bill

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1001 Chess Exercises For Club Players: The Tactics Workbook That Also Explains All Key Concepts - Erwich, Frank
2019 New In Chess 1001 Chess Exercises For Club Players: The Tactics Workbook That Also Explains All Key Concepts-Erwich, Frank

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Chess Tactics And Combinations Workbook: Winning The Battles Between The Pieces - Bardwick, Todd
2019 Chess Detective Press Chess Tactics And Combinations Workbook: Winning The Battles Between The Pieces-Bardwick, Todd

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Daily Chess Tactics Training - Volume 1: 404 Puzzles To Improve Your Tactical Vision - Hansen, Carsten
2019 Independently Daily Chess Tactics Training - Volume 1: 404 Puzzles To Improve Your Tactical Vision-Hansen, Carsten

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Chess Tactics: 180 Instructional Chess Problems For Beginners (volume) - Terzi, Alex
2019 Independently Chess Tactics: 180 Instructional Chess Problems For Beginners (volume)-Terzi, Alex

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1001 Checkmate Exercises: From Beginner To Winner - Volume 2 (checkmate Exercises For Improving Your Chess Skills) - Cicero, Sam
2019 Independently 1001 Checkmate Exercises: From Beginner To Winner - Volume 2 (checkmate Exercises For Improving Your Chess Skills)-Cicero, Sam

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The Tactics Bible - Magnum Opus - Grivas, Efstratios
2019 Thinkers Publishing The Tactics Bible - Magnum Opus-Grivas, Efstratios

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Tactical Patterns Made Easy (chess Concepts Made Easy) - Jordan, Fm Bill
2019 Independently Tactical Patterns Made Easy (chess Concepts Made Easy)-Jordan, Fm Bill

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Checkmate Made Easy (chess Concepts Made Easy) - Jordan, Fm Bill
2019 Independently Checkmate Made Easy (chess Concepts Made Easy)-Jordan, Fm Bill

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1001 Crushing Checkmates: Progressive Tactics From Everyday Chess Games - S.r. Belding
2018 1001 Crushing Checkmates: Progressive Tactics From Everyday Chess Games-S.r. Belding

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Opening Tactics: 1. E4 E5: Volume 6: The Centre Game - Duke, Michael
2018 Opening Tactics: 1. E4 E5: Volume 6: The Centre Game-Duke, Michael

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1001 Checkmate Exercises: From Beginner To Winner - Cicero, Sam
2018 Independently 1001 Checkmate Exercises: From Beginner To Winner-Cicero, Sam

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101 Chess Search Puzzles: They’re Just Like Word Search Puzzles, But With Chess Instead Of Letters - Mindful Puzzle Books
2018 Independently 101 Chess Search Puzzles: They’re Just Like Word Search Puzzles, But With Chess Instead Of Letters-Mindful Puzzle Books

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Advanced Chess Techniques: Secrets To Win Every Chess Game - Mani, Karthik
2018 Advanced Chess Techniques: Secrets To Win Every Chess Game-Mani, Karthik

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Best Modern Chess Combinations (quarterly Tactics) - Jiganchine, Roman
2018 Independently Best Modern Chess Combinations (quarterly Tactics)-Jiganchine, Roman

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Visual Chess Stalemates Patterns Anthology. Volume 2. 2018: Visual Chess Stalemates Patterns Anthology. - Burtayev, Grigoriy, Burtayev, Grigoriy, Burtayev, Grigoriy
2018 Independently Visual Chess Stalemates Patterns Anthology. Volume 2. 2018: Visual Chess Stalemates Patterns Anthology.-Burtayev, Grigoriy Burtayev, Grigoriy Burtayev, Grigoriy

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Chess Traps And Strategies: A Complete Repertoire - Naguleswaran, Annorjan
2018 Independent Chess Traps And Strategies: A Complete Repertoire-Naguleswaran, Annorjan

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Neverending Tactics: 3003 Positions To Perfection - Tsvetkov, Lyudmil
2018 Independently Neverending Tactics: 3003 Positions To Perfection-Tsvetkov, Lyudmil

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Classical Checkmate - Natrajan, Aravindan
2018 Independently Classical Checkmate-Natrajan, Aravindan

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Tactical Patterns Made Easy (chess Concepts Made Easy Book 2) - Jordan, Fm Bill
2018 Tactical Patterns Made Easy (chess Concepts Made Easy Book 2)-Jordan, Fm Bill

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Opening Traps Made Easy: Deepen Your Understanding Of Opening Tactics. - Jordan, Fm Bill
2018 Opening Traps Made Easy: Deepen Your Understanding Of Opening Tactics.-Jordan, Fm Bill

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The King Saves The Day: A World Champion's Favorite Studies - Tkachenko, Sergei
2018 Elk and Ruby Publishing House The King Saves The Day: A World Champion's Favorite Studies-Tkachenko, Sergei

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The Queen Saves The Day: A World Champion's Favorite Studies - Tkachenko, Sergei
2018 Elk and Ruby Publishing House The Queen Saves The Day: A World Champion's Favorite Studies-Tkachenko, Sergei

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Practical Mates - Tsvetkov, Lyudmil
2018 Independently Practical Mates-Tsvetkov, Lyudmil

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303 Tricky Checkmates - Wilson, Fred, Alberston, Bruce
2018 Cardoza 303 Tricky Checkmates-Wilson, Fred Alberston, Bruce

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Catastrophes & Tactics In The Chess Opening - Volume 9: Caro-kann & French: Winning In 15 Moves Or Less: Chess Tactics, Brilliancies & Blunders In The Chess Opening (winning Quickly At Chess) - Hansen, Carsten
2018 Independently Catastrophes & Tactics In The Chess Opening - Volume 9: Caro-kann & French: Winning In 15 Moves Or Less: Chess Tactics, Brilliancies & Blunders In The Chess Opening (winning Quickly At Chess)-Hansen, Carsten

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Catastrophes & Tactics In The Chess Opening - Selected Brilliancies From Volumes 1-9: Winning In 15 Moves Or Less: Chess Tactics, Brilliancies & ... The Chess Opening (winning Quickly At Chess) - Hansen, Carsten
2018 Independently Catastrophes & Tactics In The Chess Opening - Selected Brilliancies From Volumes 1-9: Winning In 15 Moves Or Less: Chess Tactics, Brilliancies & ... The Chess Opening (winning Quickly At Chess)-Hansen, Carsten

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303 Crushing Chess Tactics - Wilson, Fred, Alberston, Bruce
2018 Cardoza 303 Crushing Chess Tactics-Wilson, Fred Alberston, Bruce

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Chess Puzzle Learning Levels - Wyckoff, Eddie
2018 Independent Chess Puzzle Learning Levels-Wyckoff, Eddie

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100 Easy Checkmates (1) - Evans, Larry
2018 Cardoza 100 Easy Checkmates (1)-Evans, Larry

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The Magic Of Chess Tactics 2: Intuition, Imagination & Precision - Meyer, Claus Dieter, Müller, Karsten
2017 Russell Enterprises, Inc. The Magic Of Chess Tactics 2: Intuition, Imagination & Precision-Meyer, Claus Dieter Müller, Karsten

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303 Tricky Chess Tactics (1) - Wilson, Fred, Alberston, Bruce
2017 Cardoza 303 Tricky Chess Tactics (1)-Wilson, Fred Alberston, Bruce

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Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 2: Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 2 By Chess Coach Grigoriy Burtayev. /awardchess/ - Burtayev, Grigoriy, Burtayev, Grigoriy, Burtayev, Grigoriy
2017 Independently Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 2: Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 2 By Chess Coach Grigoriy Burtayev. /awardchess/-Burtayev, Grigoriy Burtayev, Grigoriy Burtayev, Grigoriy

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Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 1: Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 1 - Burtayev, Grigoriy, Burtayev, Grigoriy, Burtayev, Grigoriy
2017 Independently Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 1: Visual Checkmates Anthology. Find Checkmate. Volume 1-Burtayev, Grigoriy Burtayev, Grigoriy Burtayev, Grigoriy

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200 Checkmate Exercises From Tournament Games - Volume 2 - Cicero, Sam
2017 Independently 200 Checkmate Exercises From Tournament Games - Volume 2-Cicero, Sam

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A To Z Chess Tactics: Every Chess Move Explained - Huczek, George
2017 Batsford A To Z Chess Tactics: Every Chess Move Explained-Huczek, George

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Fundamental Chess Tactics - Gude, Antonio
2017 Gambit Publications Fundamental Chess Tactics-Gude, Antonio

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It's Your Move X 3 - Ward, Chris
2017 Everyman Chess It's Your Move X 3-Ward, Chris

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Excelling At Chess: Combinational Play And Calculation - Jacob Aagaard
2017 Everyman Chess Excelling At Chess: Combinational Play And Calculation-Jacob Aagaard

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