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Essential Mates Complete
[Libros de Ajedrez 9788492517282]

Train with math problems that appear in the real games.

For all chess players, beginners or champions, children or adults, to mate is the greatest thrill that can offer the game. The ability to find checkmate is an essential skill. This three-volume work shows how to do it. With the help of Grandmaster John Nunn, ready to impress your opponent with a deadly checkmate, in a school tournament, as in a club game or even a championship.

Focusing only on positions taken from real games, amateur players and Grandmasters encounters, Nunn said that mates shown are those that appear most frequently in real life. It also emphasizes on issues and ideas that are often lost sight of in practice. Solving these exercises, their "mental model file" will grow, causing the game force experience a notable increase.

All Mates Essential positions have been carefully reviewed and classified by subject and level of difficulty. Finding checkmate, the reader will be rewarded with points, so you can measure their skill. Many of the exercises are suitable for beginners, but the complexity will increase as progress is made on the different issues of each volume.

Essencial Mates I:

  • Mates elementary
  • Mates in the last row
  • Mates in the final
  • The large diagonal mortal
  • Mates with pawn coronation

Essencial Mates II:

  • Mates with rook and minor piece
  • The lethal pair of towers
  • Destroying defenses
  • Death in the column tower
  • Queen sacrifice
  • By opening lines Mates
  • Mates cells by blocking

Essencial Mates III:

  • Mates with discovered check and double check
  • Hunting the King
  • Miscellaneous
  • Test Review
  • Extreme Challenge

John Nunn is one of the most respected figures in the chess world. It has been considered among the best grandmasters in the world for 20 years. He won four gold medals in various chess Olympics and was crowned World Champion in chess problem solving in 2004, 2007 and 2010. The gameplay is very aggressive Nunn, with sacrifices, hunting the king and checkmate in many of his finest triumphs.


  • Publishing: La Casa del Ajedrez
  • Author: John Nunn
  • ISBN: 978-84-92517-28-2 (complet work)
  • EAN-13: 9788492517282 (complet work)
  • Format: 17 x 24 cm.
  • Binding: Peasant
  • Pages: 112 - 120 - 128
  • Number edition: 1ª
  • Date edition: 11/2011
  • Language: Spanish
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 30 June, 2012.

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