Tactical puzzles to help exploit opportunities and avoid disasters in the chess opening
Winning fast is fun. Losing fast is definitely not fun. This book works as a companion volume to the original book. In this book, you will be given the task to decide how to continue in more than six hundred of puzzle positions, all taken from games that were decided in fifteen or fewer moves. Sometimes you need to find a winning move, other times you have to select the best move between several candidate moves, and yet other times, you will have to find a move that avoids a certain loss.
The study of the positions in this book will help you navigate your own openings with greater success to help you win more games and avoid unpleasant disasters."
The puzzle positions in this volume are from the following openings:
- The King's Indian Defense
- The Grünfeld Indian Defense
- The Queen's Indian Defense
- The Nimzo-Indian Defense
- The Catalan Opening
- The Blumenfeld Gambit
- The Bogo-Indian Defense