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Title:
Chess : 5334 problems, combinations, and games
Author:
Polgár, László, 1946-
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Publication Information:
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
1104 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Polgár chess. 1994.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781884822315
Format :
Book

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The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5,334 instructional situations, presented by the world's leading chess teacher

"Chess" analyzes 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.

"Chess" is the ultimate book on winning the game."