Critical examination of the characteristics, tactics, opponents and policy impact of a national interest group operating in the USA today:Akademische Schriftenreihe. 1. Auflage. Katrin Schmidt
Best-in-class guide on chess middlegame for beginners! You mastered the opening phase, but how do you make way to win the game? What are proven strategies and tactics to establish winning positions? Do you want to outsmart your opponents way before he even realizes he´s run into a checkmate? If so, this is the audiobook for which you have been waiting. Learn the most successful chess middlegame strategies to dominate every game and become a savvy chess player. Playing a successful middlegame is crucial to prepare for a successful endgame. It is typically the longest phase in a chess game where the most material is exchanged. In order to equip you with the right knowledge to master the middlegame, you will learn the following: Proven strategies and tactics to master the middlegame How a grand master thinks in the middlegame The best tips from Alexandra Kosteniuk on how to improve your middlegame How to make a superior middlegame plan How to smoothly transition from opening to middlegame How to set up outstanding positions for the endgame How to leverage the difference between tactics and strategy If you apply the tricks and traps of this audiobook, you will win every play and beat all your unsuspecting foes! Chess Middlegame for Beginners - Winning Tips and Tactics to Dominate your Opponents is an easy-to-understand yet powerful guide to quickly master chess. You will learn proven middlegame strategies and tactics on how to win each and every game. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joel Kessler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/132338/bk_acx0_132338_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Most people claim to know how to play chess, yet all they do is move around a few pieces on the board with no strategy in mind.... This is where my book comes in handy. Without any complex terminology that other self-proclaimed chess experts preach, I´m going to show you how I annihilate my opponents 99 percent of the time. Whether you´re looking to play some casual games with your friends or you´re looking to step things up a notch and compete in a local league, these chess tactics, openers, and strategies will give you the competitive advantage you need to win. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jason Lovett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044837/bk_acx0_044837_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book contains essential information, strategies, and tactics to help you start playing chess on a competitive level. It will help you learn how to evaluate board position and formulate game plans based on a systematic assessment of the game. It will teach you how to play the different types of opening and gain insight on their strengths and weaknesses. You will learn about different tactical motifs to attack and defeat your opponent. In addition, this book contains proven strategies in the opening, middlegame, and endgames that you can use instantly to start winning competitive games. Finally, for absolute beginners or chess hobbyists, this book will help you learn or revisit the basic rules of chess, algebraic notation, and the functions of each chess piece. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Phillips. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/096269/bk_acx0_096269_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Susan Polgar became the first female Grandmaster at age 15?and it wasn´t luck that got her there. Her use of tactics, combinations, and strategy during her games gave her the critical advantage she needed against her opponents. In Chess Tactics for Champions, Polgar gives insight into the kind of thinking that chess champions rely on while playing the game, specifically the ability to recognize patterns and combinations. With coauthor Paul Truong, Susan Polgar teaches the tactics she learned from her father, Laszlo Polgar, one of the world´s best chess coaches. ? Teaches players how to calculate the effect of a move in order to gain an edge over an opponent ? For intermediate to advanced chess players of all ages
The book contains an age-appropriate collection of all aspects of table tennis tactics for young players. It helps you to read your opponent´s game better and to decide how to play against forehand- or backhand-dominant players. There are also valuable tips on how playing tempo can be used as a tactical element, how to produce and read ball spin and how to influence it with a suitable racket surface, and how the service game is used to take tactical control of the game. With numerous photos and illustrations, a self-test questionnaire, portraits of the best table tennis players, the official rules and tactical know-how, this book will soon become your table tennis bible.
During the Napoleonic Wars the supreme battlefield shock weapon was the heavy cavalry - the French cuirassiers, and their British, Austrian, Prussian and Russian counterparts. Big men mounted on big horses, the heavy cavalry were armed with swords nearly a metre long, used for slashing or thrusting at their opponents; many wore steel armour, a practice revived by Napoleon. They were tasked with smashing a hole in the enemy´s line of battle, with exploiting a weakness, or with turning a flank. Their classic manoeuvre was the charge; arrayed in close-order lines or columns, the heavy cavalry would begin their attack at the walk, building up to a gallop for the final 50 metres before impact. Illustrated with diagrams, relevant paintings and prints and specially prepared colour plates, this is the first volume of a two-part study of the cavalry tactics of the armies of Napoleon and those of his allies and opponents. Written by a leading authority on the period, it draws upon drill manuals and later writings to offer a vivid assessment of how heavy cavalry actually fought on the Napoleonic battlefield.
Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the king You already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging--the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king? The path to a perfect checkmate is in your hands! In the pages of this book, you´ll find an introduction to all the chess pieces including their strengths and weaknesses, tips on how to protect your pieces and prevent their capture, and guidance on when to attack and defend like a boss. You´ll also find a bonus tear-out card to take your new tactics on the go!
You mean we´re truly going to play for the fate of the Universe? ´´Exactly,´´ the Overlord said, ´´a forty-one game chess match to be broadcast throughout all civilized sectors of your Universe so that everyone can witness it.´´ ´´But why chess? Why me? Why this planet?´´ ´´Because chess is ideal for such a final judgment; it is a methodical game with absolutely no element of luck, and therefore there can be no complaints by the loser. Chess is known only to your plant, and you and your opponent are the most evenly matched living players. Good against evil. No other chess players are so close in true potential abilities. There is no other reason.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Craig Jessen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/010824/bk_adbl_010824_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.