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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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It is a pity that they have not reissued this book with the kind of layout that characterizes Lev Alburt’s other books, like his book on the pirc Pirc Alert!: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Moreover, the answers are easy to read and understand and they are helpful! This is the book I use to coach grown-up chess students.

At first I thought it looks really corny and terrible particularly the cover artbut I think it might lwv be a brilliant book. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular cheds.

A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional cmoprehensive and are intentional creationson the part of the author or publisher. Just a moment while we ocurse you in to your Goodreads account. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Arno rated it really liked it Oct 03, I went through the positions over about 18 months, setting up most of them on a real board. Mark all topics as READ. Which piece is the king? Monireh Ghadirain rated it it was amazing Oct 17, It’s Whites’s move – can White stop the pawns?


Those two are good for coming up with an ongoing study plan. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the “works” in question.

Series: Comprehensive Chess Course Series

Mar 29, 7. I’ve just come across this book by chance – I thought oh my god look at that cover, but actually it sounds cimprehensive good and I’m ordering it now.

Worth reading or no? Want to Read saving…. I also have his “Just the Facts” endgame book, kev I’ve partially read. Other books in the series.

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Tough to know where to begin The theory is albhrt outdated now but half the book talked about literally nothing but pawn structures and ways they can be played. At your level, that’s probably the best thing you can do to improve your chess. Heisman’s is a little harder. I’m looking into more of alhurt work and it’s like any teacher- some will like that teacher and find them instructive while others will not.

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Comprehensive Chess Course, Volume Two: From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

Feb 03, Alex Geddie rated it it was amazing. Pick a book on that level and go through it over and over until you can spot the solutions instantly maybe times. 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. I have only correctly solved a couple of the puzzles out of the first 10 or It was pretty good for the time it was published, but has since been surpassed by Silman’s Complete Endgame Course as the best endgame book around for amateur players.


The Training Pocket Book is really great if you can get beyond the cover art!

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Kalpana rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Clear, but complex and rich in ideas and concepts. Mar 29, 9. Dec 31, D rated it liked it Shelves: Charlie rated it it was amazing May 24, Am I not ready for this book? Paperbackpages.

Mar 29, 2. You should be able answer instantly if you’ve mastered the contents of the book. I have only been about a third of the way through the book, but it is on a par with the first one, though Corse prefer the first one.

So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see Wikipedia: Bill Weiss rated it it was amazing Jun 02,