I’ve been a fan of Dan Heisman ‘s Novice Nook column for quite some time now, First on my Heisman reading list was Back To Basics: Tactics. 1. Back to Basics: Tactics by. Dan Heisman. Russell Enterprises, Inc. of tactics. It does not matter who gets the advantage out of the opening, if one of. Back to Basics has 44 ratings and 2 reviews. Steven said: An awesome, intermediate-level chess tactics book. The chapter on counting alone makes this boo.

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Nitin Nair rated it liked it Sep 04, Considering how much emphasis I place on tactics in my chess studies, this shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Tactics is covered over at Novice Nook, so what extra does basifs book bring to the party? Piotr Nowak rated it liked it Feb 19, I think that all newcomers to chess should read this book, and read it carefully, but so should most intermediate players. David rated it liked it Oct 17, Art Of Attack In Chess.

Amateur Team Championship in Then he goes into a section of checkmates, and a wonderful and difficult section on defensive tactics. Fairly often I might solve the problem correctly, but not exactly for the same reasons that the author gives in his explanations of the solutions, and sometimes he gives contunuations for the answers that hadn’t occured to me.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Recognizing and Meeting Threats in Chess. Heisman’s book is an excellent guide to the various tactics you’re likely to encounter in games of chess.

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The Improving Chess Thinker: I’m not giving it a full 5 stars because for someone at my level these puzzles are a bit beyond my skill level; I have found Chess Tactics for Students by John Bain to have easier problems to just get the hang of the tactics whereas this book really stretches your analytic abilities as a beginner.

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It contains concepts for example, counting not easily found elsewhere. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Product details File Size: Want to Read saving…. I’ve been a fan of Dan Heisman ‘s Novice Nook column for quite some time now, so it should be no surprise that I wanted to check out his books.

With instructional material, examples, and problems of all types, the subject of chess tactics is covered comprehensively. I’ve heard her book is also quite good. Recommended for player below I’ll sum up by saying that, at least for the time being, practicing the problems in Back To Basics: Heisman, always in the realm of the practical, dishes up a good helping of defensive play.

Not Enabled Word Wise: Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. Tim Boldt rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Return to Book Page. An awesome, intermediate-level chess tactics book. As always, I’m Stick, your resident wordslinger, and I’ll see y’all out there on the gridiron!

Black, of heosman, should take the queen with Basids of the very best on chess tactics. This book will greatly enhance your enjoyment learning This book is an introduction to the various kinds of basic chess tactics. The prose sections of the book are easy to read and to the point.

Tactics are usually why most people find chess fun! Greg rated it really liked it Nov 25, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.


Book Review: Back To Basics: Tactics

English Choose a language for shopping. Aradhya Makkar rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Then I saw a review of this book and decided to give it a go.

Joe Larsen rated it it was amazing Jun 29, All other tactics basifs covered thoroughly as well, and there’s even a chapter on defensive tactics, which I’ve yet to see in any tactics book. Quotes from Back to Basics: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I think this book is appropriate for that level or anyone who has read a chess primer and played several games. As more of bwck advanced beginning player, this book did a great job of introducing me to knew concepts and solidifying ones that I already knew although not as deeply as before I read this book.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. First on my Heisman reading list was Back To Basics: On the downside, the printing quality is not the highest and the font is rather small. This is another topic about which the author explains in a way that other books I have read do not, and it certainly has changed my game since reading Heisman’s explanation.

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I ordered from Amazon instead of optional new and used sources listed under the Paperback listing because I suspect the cheaper priced other sources are often the 1st printing.