Book 1: 565 chess puzzles with every type of tactical motiffs, from the more common back rank mates, pins, skewers, forks and the like up to and including some of the most beautiful and rare combinations.
Book 2: In this book, German grandmaster Karsten Mueller will help you develop your strategic chessplaying skills by offering a large number of carefully selected examples.
-- Good and Bad Bishops
-- Opening the Position
-- Improving Piece Placement
-- A Second Front and The Principle of Two Weaknesses
-- Positional Exchange Sacrifice
-- Weak Color Complex
Book 3: In this third volume in the highly acclaimed, best-selling ChessCafe Puzzle Book series, International Grandmaster Karsten Mueller, along with International Master Merijn van Delft, examines and expounds upon the vital defensive concepts and techniques used to repulse enemy attacks.
Major topics include:
(1) Principles and methods of defending
(2) Defending against a direct attack on the king
(3) Countering the initiative
(4) Saving the draw
(5) Passive versus active defense
(6) Use and development of counterplay.