Coffeehouse Chess Tactics
New In Chess
16th Nov 2010
With refreshing simplicity, Coffeehouse Chess Tactics shows how to turn bad, even seemingly hopeless positions to our advantage. How to distinguish the essential from the trivial. How to adapt according to the situation on the board. Each game sparkles with some unusual tactical or defensive motif. Along with the games the author describes in eloquent but brutal language the beautiful, sometimes terrible, world of chess where sport, art and science merge. Where adrenalin gives such a high. Where hours pass, many, many of them so that we do not know what time it is any more! Fascinating and compelling, Coffeehouse Chess Tactics takes the reader on an astonishing trip into the world of competitive chess. Shortlisted for the Guardian 2010 Chess Book of the Year Award.
"Fans have been waiting a long time for a second offering (..) It's the world of chess through eyes that offer a unique persective"Robert Mulhern, Irish Post
"The literary content is engaging, and the chess content is fun and instructive"Michael McGuerty, ChessCafe
"Expect hours of enjoyment"Rick Kennedy, ChessVille