Gary Lane's Chess Puzzles
by Gary Lane
A collection of modern chess puzzles where the aim is checkmate. Gary Lane presents 200 brain teasers designed to allow players of all levels - from novices upwards - to improve their game. The puzzles are classified under such themes as Celebrity Chess, Chasing the King, Checkmate in Two Moves, The Ultimate Test and Winning Endings. Lane uses his teaching skills and tournament experience to present a fun but practical puzzle book that helps players develop recognition of tactical combinations. Naturally, it includes plenty of practical tips, anecdotes and hints on how to improve.
You will have hours of enjoyment and entertainment with these puzzles and will be a better chess player at the end of it.
IM Gary Lane is a popular coach for English (junior) and Australian teams. He is the author of over thirty chess books, which have also been translated into a variety of languages. After initial success by winning the British Under-14 championship he went on to a professional career, winning the Commonwealth Championship, and at one point was playing in five different countries for various chess teams. After moving to Australia, he soon become national champion and Australian Olympic team member on three occasions.
About the book
This book is a brand new work for e+Books. You can play through all the material on the live board. Navigate the Contents by chapter. Games are indexed by player (White or Black). There are photos of many of the players, along with insightful anecdotes from Gary.