Sicilian Dragon

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About the author:
Bill Harvey is long-time webmaster of wtharvey.com where you will find over 10,000 chess puzzles from modern and historic games. It is highly rated by chess-links.org as the #1 website devoted to chess tactics. He is an expert-master at chessworld.net. Away from the chess board, Bill catalogs music for a major US library.

Sicilian Dragon
 

547 Characteristic Chess Puzzles

Authored by Bill Harvey, Robert Gamble

It is more fruitful to study the tactics of an opening you might encounter as White or Black than to study the knight fork, pin or skewer, one tactic at a time. When the type of tactic is provided with the puzzle, it is already half solved. Study the more common tactics found within an opening you face and you will come away with an understanding of the real dynamics of the opening and pick up tactics you can already use. The Dragon is a rich opening with sacrifices, counter-sacrifices and 'do or die' pawn storms - lots of tactics you would see nowhere else. What's more, nearly half of its games are decided in the first 30 moves, so if one falls behind in this opening, there is usually a swift conclusion. Here are nearly 550 chess puzzles to illuminate the Dragon.


Publication Date:
2017-05-05
ISBN/EAN13:
1546503307 / 9781546503309
Page Count:
174
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Games / Chess / General




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