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The Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book

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This book provides a wealth of puzzle positions to test just about every facet of your tactical skills. The puzzles in this book have been selected by analysing games new and old in search of original puzzle positions. It is very unlikely that even seasoned solvers will recognise many of these positions. Emms, by allying his skills with those of powerful computers, has als
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Paperback, 239 pages
Published February 1st 2001 by Gambit Publications (first published December 1st 2000)
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Manny
Feb 26, 2014 rated it liked it
Check, he goes there, check... no, he escapes. Hm. Check, check... no, that doesn't work either. Oh, wait! It's check, queen over there, and now he can't prevent check, CHECK! Of course.

Rinse, repeat.
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I am crap at chess. I spent a lot of money on books that I thought would at least make me competitive. Nothing worked. I think these chess books will all sit in a box gathering dust and one day I might get the urge to rejoin the local club and get butchered by 12 year olds so then may have a further look. (Generic review for all half finished chess books I will never finish)
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