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Jon Speelman's Chess Puzzle Book Jon Speelman One of the most creative modern grandmasters tests your chess skills
Puzzles to infuriate, entertain, test and instruct
By a world-championship candidates semi-finalist
About the Publisher: Gambit Publications is passionate about creating innovative and instructive chess books, suitable for all standards of player. Thanks to a renowned editorial team of masters and grandmasters, Gambit now has over 160 chess titles in print, and half a million Gambit chess books have been sold. Our books for beginners and club-level players use effective training techniques to make improving easy and fun.
Jon Speelman is one of the most successful British chess-players of all time, and is renowned for the creativity of his play and his remarkable calculating ability. He is also an extremely experienced writer and chess coach. His personal selection of chess puzzles will infuriate, entertain, test and instruct chess-players of all levels. Themed sections include: finger exercises; stalemate; the skewer; the pin; pawn promotion; line opening and closing; loose pieces; mating attacks; the back rank; knight forks.
Comparative Titles: John Nunn's Chess Puzzle Book (Nunn) ISBN 978-1-901983-08-1The Ultimate Chess Puzzle Book (Emms) ISBN 978-1-901983-34-0
About the Author:Jon Speelman is a world-championship candidates semi-finalist, and has been one of the mainstays of the England team for a quarter of a century, including the period during which the team won silver medals three times at chess Olympiads. He is an extremely respected writer, especially noted for his ground-breaking work on endgame topics. This is his first book for Gambit.
Publication Date: MAY 2008 978-1-904600-96-1 * 128 pp * 5.7 x 8.3 * $19.95 pb ($21.95 Canada) DISTRIBUTED IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA BY PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION. TO ORDER CONTACT YOUR PERSEUS SALES REPRESENTATIVE ON TEL 800-343-4499, FAX 800-351-5073 OR E-MAIL [email protected]