Download e-book for iPad: The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3: Test and Improve Your Defensive by Karsten Müller

By Karsten Müller

Safeguard to the top! some of the most very important talents a chessplayer wishes is the power to guard a place that's below siege. during this 3rd quantity within the hugely acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle booklet sequence, overseas Grandmaster Karsten M??ller in addition to overseas grasp Merij van Delft study and expound upon the important protecting ideas and methods used to repulse enemy assaults. significant themes comprise (1) rules and techniques of protecting; (2) protecting opposed to an instantaneous assault at the king; (3) Countering the initiative; (4) Saving the draw; (5) Passive as opposed to lively security; and (6) Use and improvement of counterplay. the various global s maximum avid gamers Steinitz, Lasker, Petrosian have been well-known for his or her mythical shielding talents. Now overseas Grandmaster Karsten M??ller in addition to foreign grasp Merijn van Delft will express you ways you could attempt and enhance Your protective ability.

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Defending against an Attack on the King 2b) Exchanging Attacking Potential If there are no chances for a counterattack, and it comes to a direct clash offorces, a very important factor is the number of attackers versus the number of defenders. In the inspiring books Attack with GM Julian Hodgson 1 and 2, the gifted author even makes use of graphics to count the respective forces. While this may oversimplify matters, it certainly is an interesting thought. Our next theme is based on it: exchanging attacking potential.

White will have to return his queen, after which a dead equal position remains. MiiUer Hamburg-ch 1988 [B) Black looks fairly tied up by the dominating pawn on d7. Is he able to create counterplay? [B) What would have been the correct way to create counterpJay? 47 The ChessCafe Puzzle Book 3 110 ... ~e7! g6 ~f8 with a wellknown fortress. 107 ... £)e4+ 11 O... ~xc4 with a winning version of a classical ending. g5! Eia2!. The bishop has nowhere to hide. 120 ... Eid2 winning. 116... 13d7 3b) Tactical Defense A very important defensive device is the so-called tactical defense, which means a clever move that indirectly (by tactical means) defends against a threat.

Y. a6? After this move Kasparov resigned, believing the machine. But he could have drawn. a7 AfB 47:{;}

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