Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations and Games by Laszlo Polgar
Introduction by Bruce Pandolfini
Paperback, 1104 pages, 2013 Black Dog and Levanthal Publishers
The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5,334 instructional situations, presented by the world’s leading chess teacher. This book analyses more than 5,000 unique instructional situations, many taken from real matches, including 306 problems for checkmate in one move, 3,412 mates in two moves, 744 mates in three moves, 600 miniature games, 144 simple endgames, and 128 tournament game combinations.
Chapters are organized by problem type. Each problem, combination, and game is keyed to an easy-to-follow solution at the back of the book, so readers can learn as they go. More than 6,000 illustrations make it easy to see the possibilities any position may hold. The book also includes the basic rules of the game and an international bibliography.
- The largest collection of chess moves ever assembled in one volume
- An indispensable compilation for both the beginning chess player and the master
- The ultimate book on winning the game