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Forcing chess moves : the key to better calculation

Author: Charles Hertan
Publisher: Alkmaar, The Netherlands : New in Chess, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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AWARDED: ChessCafe 2008 Book of the Year!Why is it that your brain so often refuses to consider winning chess tactics? Every chess fan marvels at the wonderful combinations with which famous masters win games. How do they find those fantastic moves?This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hertan, Charles.
Forcing Chess Moves : The Key to Better Calculation.
Lanham : New in Chess, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Hertan
ISBN: 9789056914653 9056914650
OCLC Number: 874162632
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (383 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Forcing Chess Moves; Contents; Preface to the Third Edition; Foreword; Introduction; How to Use this Book; Chapter 1 --
Stock Forcing Moves; Exercises; Chapter 2 --
Stock Mating Attacks; Exercises; Chapter 3 --
Brute Force Combinations; Exercises; Chapter 4 --
Surprise Forcing Moves; Exercises; Chapter 5 --
Equal or Stronger Threats; Exercises; Chapter 6 --
Quiet Forcing Moves; Exercises; Chapter 7 --
Forcing Retreats; Exercises; Chapter 8 --
Zwischenzugs; Exercises; Chapter 9 --
Defensive Forcing Moves; Exercises; Chapter 10 --
Endgame Forcing Moves; Exercises; Chapter 11 --
Intuition and Creativity. Chapter 12 --
Various ExercisesAfterthought; Glossary of Terms; Index of Names.
Responsibility: Charles Hertan ; with a foreword by former US Champion Joel Benjamin.

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AWARDED: ChessCafe 2008 Book of the Year!Why is it that your brain so often refuses to consider winning chess tactics? Every chess fan marvels at the wonderful combinations with which famous masters win games. How do they find those fantastic moves?This rich book on chess tactics proposes a revolutionary method for finding winning moves. Charles Hertan has made an astonishing discovery: the failure to consider key moves is often due to human bias. Your brain tends to disregard many winning moves because they are counter-intuitive or look unnatural. We can no longer deny it, computers outdo us h.

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