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By John Thursby

From the PREFACE:

it kind of feels to be the customized to assert a couple of phrases to the general public, while supplying a suite of Chess difficulties, and this practice I shall almost immediately avail myself of. The stratagems contained during this publication are a range from the various difficulties composed through me, and released over the past six years in all of the prime journals and magazines at domestic and in another country.

i don't declare for my difficulties any especial or notable profundity, nor do I intend to set myself up as a rival to different Chess authors; yet i feel that any Chess-player who takes the difficulty to appear via my e-book, will find in it enjoyment and enjoyment.

i don't faux that allows you to provide tricks on building, or to put down dogmatic ideas in challenge artwork.

In end, I should nation that i've got continuously been handled with the best courtesy through each Chess Editor with whom i've got corresponded, with, I remorse to claim, one striking exception.

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We will periodically notify you of the availability of other volumes that you will be able to download from our website. The material in the other volumes is progressively more difficult. It is so important however, to see to it that the student has a good command of all the fundamentals of good chess performance. To cross the ocean we must first build a ship. It would be illogical to plan to build the ship at the end of the journey. For how will we get there without it? This volume has helped you build the ship.

When you determine that you have a positional advantage decide exactly where your advantage is. Plan your attack based on the unique features of the given position. If you have significant spatial advantage on the queenside then it is there that you are likely to suceed. If your opponent has allowed you to amass significant force near his king then chances are your attack will be most successful there. ¥b3! bc? ¥e4! ¤h5! h4± ¤7f6? d5! ¦d5! ¦d1 There is no time for hesitation. White wins. com. We will periodically notify you of the availability of other volumes that you will be able to download from our website.

B4! ¤g5! Having amassed so many attackers near black's king Kasparov has no intention of concerning himself with the meaningless threats to his rook. Kasparov plays brutally and sacrifices! In order to defeat strong players it is often necessary to engage in spirited and uncompromising hand to hand combat. ¤h7! ¥g5 mate. A vicious and unrelenting attack by Kasparov! [1:0] You Must Attack to Win! Chess, most certainly, is not for the fearful. You must not be afraid of your own shadow. In order to realize a positional advantage and secure victory you must be prepared to fight.

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