I’ve been a fan of Dan Heisman ‘s Novice Nook column for quite some time now, First on my Heisman reading list was Back To Basics: Tactics. 1. Back to Basics: Tactics by. Dan Heisman. Russell Enterprises, Inc. of tactics. It does not matter who gets the advantage out of the opening, if one of. Back to Basics has 44 ratings and 2 reviews. Steven said: An awesome, intermediate-level chess tactics book. The chapter on counting alone makes this boo.

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Piotr Nowak rated it liked it Feb 19, This book will help you do that! It contains concepts for example, counting not easily found elsewhere. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Brian Richard rated it really liked it Oct 27, June 10, Sold by: The puzzles vary in difficulty and number. Lucky Grover rated it it was amazing Jul 02, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Improving Chess Baaics Chess problems, and lots of them! Refresh and try again.


Back to Basics: Tactics (ChessCafe Back to Basics Chess)

All is not peaches and creams, unfortunately. Aug 19, Felix Hernandez rated it really liked it.

If you can quickly see that there is no chance for the use of tactics, you can eliminate a lot of time that would otherwise be wasted in searching for a tactic to play. I bought the Reinfeld books and just felt lost. To ask other readers questions about Back to Basicsplease sign up.

Book Review: Back To Basics: Tactics –

Books by Dan Heisman. One of the very best on chess tactics.

Tactics is covered over at Novice Nook, so what extra tacctics this book bring to the party? He is the two-time Open chess champion of Philadelphia andand the Philadelphia Invitational Chess Champion Quotes from Back to Basics: I am an adult novice chess player rated around Everyone’s Second Chess Book. Optimized for larger screens.

Rank beginners van need to learn about all these tactics, and this book is a great place to start.

Back to Basics: Tactics by Dan Heisman

I’m not giving it a full 5 stars because for someone at my level these puzzles are a bit beyond my skill level; I have hasics Chess Tactics for Students by John Bain to have easier problems to just get the hang of the tactics whereas this book really stretches your analytic abilities as a beginner.


As an adult with limited time to devote to chess, this book is great since I can squeeze in some learning in brief intervals of time.

Amateur Team Championship in Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Zachery Vandergraaff rated it it was amazing May 31, How do you recognize when there is a tactical solution to the current position? Then he goes into a section of checkmates, and a wonderful ro difficult section on defensive tactics.

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