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Understanding Chess Tactics has 55 ratings and 5 reviews. Timm said: Easy to read, will improve your chess skills immediately. I shouldn’t even say that. Page 1. Martin Weteschnik. Chess Tactics from Scratch. Understanding Chess Tactics. 2nd edition. QUALITY CHESS. Y. Page 2. { Of. Page 3. Chess Tactics. The first edition of this book, Understanding Chess Tactics, was hailed as a modern classic. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and.

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Anonymous 29 June, ISBN – pages – Published 17 February Reviews “The aim of the book is to help the reader ‘recognize elementary patterns’ and to show ‘how to accurately find the elements of tactic, and work with them creatively. This book has the 2nd edition under a different title: If you are stronger, maybe you don’t need it as much, and there are a lot of other good tactical books, but it will be a good purchase nevertheless.

When Martin Weteschnik started working as a trainer in his local chess club, he quickly realized that even the stronger club undeestanding had great weaknesses in their tactical play.

At the end of each chapter are several problems to solve as an independent test. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

The result is guaranteed: One cannot solve efficiently tactical puzzles before grasping the basics of the chess tactics – and I didn’t find so far a better book which explains so thoroughly the basic elements of the chess combinations.

This is another chapter where I was skeptical at first of its value as a discrete concept, but was convinced by the end of it. Martin Weteschnik – Understanding Chess tactics This book was recommended to me by another chess.

Find anything that helps you stretch your mind as you try to solve what the best move would be to make, then take that idea to greatest extreme you can.


The Complete Chess Workout: If I read it and feel that I could have learned the same from browsing the web for novice chess sites “Identify the pin!

Chess Tactics from Scratch: Understanding Chess Tactics – Martin Weteschnik – Google Books

Log In or Join. Logic, in the same way as chess tactics, depends on collecting and processing information. Feb 2, 6. I think that there is maftin Chesscafe and a Burgess puzzle book, but I don’t know anything about either book. What is this book about?

While knights of course feature prominently, all of the other pieces including the king are capable of conducting double attacks, an important point to remember. First Normal Form 28 June, The first edition of this book, Understanding Chess Tactics, was hailed as a modern classic.

But I am not sure how much reading these books helped me reach that rating – mainly just practice with tactics trainer, and maybe some luck. Should be part of a player’s thinking when considering how queens, rooks and bishops are interacting. Capture The Flag Chess eryxc 1 hr ago. Feb 2, 7. I have a Tactics trainer rating When Martin Weteschnik started working as a trainer in his local chess club, he quickly realized that even the stronger club players had great weaknesses in their Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to undefstanding.

The point of the concept is that the second piece can fulfill the same function as the first, as in the above example controlling the g7 square for the queen to mate there, tatcics getting rid of the first piece does the opponent no good. Feb 1, 2.

The only weakness I saw was that it could use a better and fuller description of the “removal of the guard” tactical theme, which is only covered briefly in Chapter 9 as a disruption in the line of communication between defending pieces.

Doug Frietchen rated it ,artin was amazing Jan 23, Open Preview See tacttics Problem?

View cart My Account. What books have you read already? He then decided to concentrate on the theory of chess rather than a playing career. Radmila Dasic rated it it was amazing Jul 06, The title is ‘Chess Tactics from Scratch’, published by Quality Chess, and in a short space of time this excellent volume has reached its second edition, enlarged and enriched.


Chess Tactics from Scratch – UCT 2nd Edition by Martin Weteschnik

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I never heard the term “reloader”. Lists with This Book. But Weteschnik was not completely satisfied with the book and decided to restructure and rewrite it completely. This concept, if not understood, can lose you games, particularly on the back rank.

He beat his first professional player after just one year of playing. Slightly confusingly, they have retitled it Chess Tactics from Scratch.

Sterling Carroll rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Nimzo Indian Defense TusharD45 1 hr ago. Hactics understanding of tactics will greatly improve upon reading it.

Understanding Chess Tactics by Martin Weteschnik. Most importantly, such a piece no longer protects other pieces or squares, giving rise to a lot of other tactical possibilities. Pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal. Explicitly understanding and seeing examples of how a pinned piece no longer functions except along the axis of the pin, however, was something of a revelation. That said, if you do get the book, it’s definitely not going to be one xhess those that looks good but collects dust for the rest of your chess career.

Gallagher says if you manage those you can quit your job and start living from chess!