Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Openings Volume 1 to 9 - Carsten Hansen (9 books)
Catastrophes & Tactics in the Chess Openings Volume 1 to 9 (all 9 books)
Winning in 15 Moves or less: Chess Tactics, Brilliances & Blunders in the Chess Opening
by Carsten Hansen
Everybody wants to win fast, preferably straight out of the chess opening.This is book is a collection of games played by the best players in the world in which either White or Black wins in 15 moves or less either a result of brilliant chess tactics, an accumulation of mistakes or blunders.
Through the study of the games in this volume, you will improve your opening play, opening repertoire, strategies and tactical ability.
The chess openings in each volume cover the following:
Volume 1: Indian Defense - 178 pages
Volume 2: 1.d4 d5 - 222 pages
Volume 3: Flank Openings - 205 pages
Volume 4: Dutch, Benonis & d-pawn Specials - 232 pages
Volume 5: Anti-Sicilians - 212 pages
Volume 6: Open Sicilians - 162 pages
Volume 7: Minor Semi-Open Games - 187 pages
Volume 8: 1.e4 e5 - 276 pages
Volume 9: Caro-Kann & French - 234 pages
After sorting games with the worst mistakes & blunders away, there remains a collection of games showing a catalog of typical mistakes, misunderstandings, misevaluations and how to exploit these: either through simple execution or brilliant chess tactics.
9 books, paperback, 1900 pages, self published, 2018