Great for beginning and intermediate players who love challenges and are ready to learn the fundamental and tricky chess opening traps—how to pull them off or how to avoid them!
Great for beginners ready to improve their game and intermediate players who love challenges, readers learn the most fundamental and tricky chess opening traps—and how to pull them off or to avoid them! This book combines the correct way to play mistake-free openings with the fundamental tactical tricks that belong in the arsenal of every chess player. Packed tight with 649 diagrams and 217 opening traps, this book is a perfect and painless way for beginning and intermediate players to learn the everyday mistakes made by amateurs and how to punish those that haven’t learned these lessons. Readers learn the traps for more than 40 opening systems!
Life Master Bruce Alberston, a well-known chess trainer and teacher in the New York City area, wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen well regarded chess books. He also is the behind-the-scenes writer of the very popular Bruce Pandolfini chess books.