The book consists of 365 practical puzzles from the first part of 2012. All the puzzles have been collected from the practical games of the first 4 month of 2012, from tournaments like Wijk ann Zee, Gibraltar, Aeroflot Open and EICC. The puzzles of different strength and a huge range of tactical ideas. These have been selected into 3 different groups: easy, medium and hard. Each chapter has its own solution part from GM Balogh, who is steadily heading for the 2700 club. At the end of the book, you can check your tactical abilities in a test format. Includes great combinations by Carlsen, Aronian, Ivanchuk and many more top players.
"In our modern computer era, it is always a delight to see a book which aims to stimulate our brains. Solving tactical positions is a good way of training with a lot of fun. I like the practical concept of the book, bringing the latest examples from practical games."
- Peter Leko
About the Author
Balogh Csaba was born on 19th March 1987. His current rating is 2672 and has been a Grandmaster since 2004. Balogh was the European individual U16 Champion in 2003, member of the Hungarian national team since 2005 and winner of the Fischer memorial Super Tournament in 2008, Heviz.
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