Deadly Checkmates has 37 ratings and 2 reviews. For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate. It is a new book, but no description is given. I want to know if the mates are challenging, origional, involve combos, are diverse, or what. I don’t want to buy more. Gambit Chess publication: Deadly Checkmates by John Nunn.
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Feb 25, 9. Though the book is quite thick and heavy, weighing in at over large pages, its content is so enjoyable and easily readable for me that my feeling when packing it in my summer holiday suitcase is that I’m taking along a light yet precious companion.
These positions are taken from real play and I am pleased with that because I am not the greatest fan of artificially composed positions, though some are simply wonderful.
Angel Honeypie rated it liked it Apr 08, Great collection of mating puzzles to sharpen your tactics.
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May 20, John rated it really liked it. Most of the puzzles are suitable for novice and junior players. The last chapter challenges you with ‘extreme checkmates’, but don’t worry: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Chedkmates account. They should be even more useful for lower-rated players, who will find a lot of mating ideas that are new to them.
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For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer. By focusing exclusively on positions from checkmattes games, ranging from junior events to grandmaster encounters, Nunn ensures that the mates featured are those which arise most often in real life. Refresh and try dewdly. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, you will be ready to shock your next opponent with a deadly checkmate, whether in a school match, a club tournament – or even a championship game!
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To ask other readers questions about Deadly Checkmatesplease sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Perhaps at the end of it all you want it to have improved your skills at assessing positions for when you play at the board. I cbeckmates nunns “learn chess tactics” its a good book but the puzzles are rock hard.
Feb 25, 8. Maybe you want some really original puzzles at various levels of difficulty to share with friends, chess students and the like. All puzzle positions have been carefully checked, and are graded by theme and difficulty.
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Mohammad rated it liked it Jul 13, Hey, even Kramnik missed a dead,y in one once so it does happen to us all. Nunn’s playing style is notoriously aggressive, with sacrifices, king-hunts and checkmates featuring in many of his finest wins.
This book ticks all the boxes for me, it really does. Want to Read saving….
Feb 23, 6. Trivia About Deadly Check Points are awarded for finding the checkmate, so you can measure your skill.
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While solving these puzzles, your all-important ‘mental library’ of patterns will grow, leading to an immediate increase in your playing strength. Ravi Saini rated it really liked it May 17, Eeadly rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Post your best miniatures here arturchessman 9 min ago. Most of the puzzles are suitable for novice and junior players. I want to know if the mates are challenging, origional, involve combos, are diverse, or what. Dec 14, Steven rated it really liked it Shelves: My opponent gives me the Queen and the Rook at free of cost arturchessman 12 min ago.
It was too cheap to pass up. I have chess sacrifices and combinations. Ganesh rated it did not like it Aug 23, For all chess-players, from beginners to world champions, from kids to seniors, delivering checkmate is the greatest thrill the game has to offer.