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Combinations: The Heart of Chess

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Irving Chernev's outstanding chess books earn him a high rank among the world's top chess authors. In this well-annotated text, Mr. Chernev guides his readers to an understanding of the subtleties of combinative play.
Step-by-step from the simplest combinations to the most complex, the book explains the intricacies of pins and counter-pins, Knight forks, smothered mates, an
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 1st 1967 by Dover Publications
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Jun 16, 2008 Steven rated it it was amazing
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Playing through the tatics in this book is what truly led to my love of chess. (Oh, the hours wasted during college when I should have been studying.)
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