a series of books by Lev Alburt and his collaborators, Roman Pelts, Sam Palatnik et al Comprehensive Chess Course: Learn Chess in 12 Lessons. Comprehensive Chess Course, Volume Two has 37 ratings and 5 reviews. I think that Lev Alburt’s comprehensive course is excellent, and the books are. It’s title is the “Chess Training Pocket Book” by Lev Alburt. . @Bruch, you could do worse than to try Lev Albert’s Comprehensive Chess Course I and II (which.

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At first I thought it looks really corny and terrible particularly the cover artbut I think it might actually be a brilliant book. What are his other books like? There are no discussion topics albugt this book yet.

Super Grand Master vs Cocky Player benonidoni 7 min ago. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works.

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I’m about on tactics trainer and for my turn-based games. You should be able answer instantly if you’ve mastered the contents of the book.

Coaching Recommendations to help with Opening Preparation benonidoni 5 min ago. The problem is that the typesetting is a bit weird This book is excellent, and would get five stars if it were not for the poor typesetting which makes it hard to navigate. It was pretty good for the time it was published, but has since been surpassed by Silman’s Complete Endgame Course as the best courde book around for amateur players.


That and reading Heisman’s Novice Nook column online. One of his four homeworks, besides playing, tactics, and studying master games, is “other reading”. Steven Halverson rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Return to Book Page. There is more of a positional feel to the problems.

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Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Ernest Cadorin rated it liked it Mar 22, I highly recommend it for anyone elv their 1st or second chess book. Mar 29, 1. Christopher Calo rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Avoid series that xourse authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg.

Pirc Alert was way over my head when I looked at it but it was a really good book. I can say that for me- his work is helpful and instructive. Fahim Razawy rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Tom Maynard rated it really liked it Feb 13, Brandon rated it really liked it May 10, For now, avoid forcing commprehensive issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.

At your level, that’s probably the best thing you can do to improve your chess. Which piece is the king? Everything I have read by Lev Alburt is great. I recently found one of his books hidden in a remote corner of my local library. As a beginner I was searching around for books to study and was overwhelmed chese the number.


I have conprehensive work through it in sequence, and the sequence is very well designed to challenge, teach well, and leave no aspect of training untouched. How do series work?

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I have only been about a third of the way through the book, but it is on a par with the first one, though I prefer the first one. His explainations are what make such a book better than tactics trainer.

Helpers SimoneA 5Powderfinger69 3. I find his books direct and to the point and easy to read and understand.

I don’t know about his ultimate guide, but his columns are great. I went through the positions over about 18 months, setting up most of them on a real board. Unlike the random positions you get in online puzzles, those cbess specific positions chosen for their instructional value.

The book is fairly basic but is said admittedly by the author! LewisTu 7 min ago. Feb 03, Alex Geddie alnurt it it was amazing. Refresh and try again.

Arno rated it really liked it Oct 03, Dec 31, D rated it liked it Shelves: So, ” 0 prequel ” sorts by 0 under the label “prequel. Books by Lev Alburt.