Arkady Naiditsch & Faik Aleskerov
The book introduces 10 common tactical topics in chess and allows the reader to learn a lot of new ideas and practice them throughout exercises in increasing strength.Sample pages (pdf)
Each topic has it's own chapter and each chapter is constructed in the following way:
Two illustrative positions with solutions,
An explanation of the topic and some help and hints to help the reader solve the exercises.
Forty exercises, growing in difficulty
The solutions for each chapter can be found at the very end of the book.
After working through the 10 topics, you will find yourself at the test section, where you can challenge your new-found knowledge. There are 8 tests, each consisting of 10 positions, with one position from each of the topics that we covered in this book. However, you wont know which position belongs to which topic!
The book is recommended for sub 1600 rating level and good also for coaches as teaching material for starting chess lovers.
Published 2018, softback, 191 pages.