I’ve been a fan of Dan Heisman ‘s Novice Nook column for quite some time now, First on my Heisman reading list was Back To Basics: Tactics. 1. Back to Basics: Tactics by. Dan Heisman. Russell Enterprises, Inc. of tactics. It does not matter who gets the advantage out of the opening, if one of. Back to Basics has 44 ratings and 2 reviews. Steven said: An awesome, intermediate-level chess tactics book. The chapter on counting alone makes this boo.
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Admittedly, when I requested the errata list from the author I received a reply inside an hour or two, so this is more of an annoyance than a major hassle.
Back to Basics: Tactics (ChessCafe Back to Basics Chess)
After all, in a real game, there’s nobody looking over your shoulder saying, “White to mate in three,” or “Black to play and win a pawn! Matt rated it it was amazing Jun 25, First on my Heisman reading list was Back To Basics: If tactkcs I have read is correct, there will be a second printing of this book and it will contain all the corrections, so anyone that is interested in buying a copy might consider waiting until the sophomore printing hits the bookstores.
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Book Review: Back To Basics: Tactics
An awesome, intermediate-level chess tactics book. I am an adult novice chess player rated around With instructional material, examples, and problems of all types, the subject of chess tactics is covered comprehensively.
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Thank you Dan Heisman for another wonderful book! Heisman’s material on counting and piece safety is particularly good. Recognizing and Meeting Threats in Chess.
Sep 29, Steven Steele rated it it was amazing. I found Heisman’s book to be more to the point than Seirawan’s and for some reason Heisman’s just cemented in my brain more permanently.
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Sudheer Dhulipala rated it it was amazing Feb 04, basice June 10, Publication Date: Then he goes into a section of checkmates, and a wonderful and difficult section on defensive tactics. With instructional material, examples, and problems of all types, the subject of chess tactics is covered comprehensively. I’ll sum up by saying that, at least for the time being, practicing the problems in Back To Basics: Many of the “errata” are actually “enhancements” – where there wasn’t really an error, but additional notes were helpful.
Unfortunately, I vasics know how long that wait will be, so the choice to wait is a bit of a judgement call on the hrisman reader. Michy rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Not Enabled Word Wise: As always, I’m Stick, your resident wordslinger, and I’ll see y’all out there on the gridiron! Considering how much emphasis I place on tactics in my chess studies, this shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise.
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Highly recommended for those who need work on basic tactical understanding. I’m not giving it a full 5 heismam because for someone at my level these puzzles are a bit beyond my skill level; I have found Chess Tactics for Students by John Bain to have easier problems to just get the hang of the tactics whereas this book really stretches your analytic abilities as a beginner.
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