The Art of Attack in Chess
One of the finest chess books ever written, the Art of Attack has been transcribed into algebraic notation for the first time. In this revised edition of the great classic, the author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. A study of this masterpiece will add power and brilliance to any chess enthusiast's play. (5 3/4' X 8 1/4'...more
Maybe too much but...
Speaking of my own life, I feel like I handle these situation well as a rule. Eg I referred elsewhere today to having passed out in a rather...more
I put this collection from the book on Chessgames site. You should still read the book. 8)
There is alot of fun stuff for an aggressive player with info as to when is it valid to start an attack. I think this is for 1400 player up.
One of my favorite chess books.
This was a game changer for me. My games were always too defensive and passive. This book really helped me break out of this counter-productive mindset.
The part about attacking the uncastled King was especially instructive and I really think I have won many games based on the less I picked up here.
My only complaint is that I wish there were more graphics/chess boards. Otherwise though it is probably my single most favorite chess book out there.
If you don...more