I have browsed briefly in the Art of Attack book. Looks like a great book to The Vukovic book can help you improving your “sniffing” a pretty great deal. AnnaZC. While Art Of Attack In Chess is, indeed, about attacking play in chess, it is Vladimir Vukovic, was drawing me into to a treatise of precision and. Compiled by Jaredfchess –* Games from Vladimir Vukovic’s classic book “The Art of Attack” From “The Attack on the King That Has Lost The Right to Castle”.

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Elmar Bagirov rated it liked it May 28, Almost the entire pages of it! Feb 19, Awalludin rated it it was amazing. Share your thoughts with other customers. I think this is for player up. However, I did find the “BxPch” chapter quite attacm.

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However, as I progressed through the book, it was clear that the author, Vladimir Vukovicwas drawing me into to a treatise of precision and depth, the likes of which I have not previously read, at least as far as chess literature is concerned. Pages with related products. No trivia or quizzes yet. A Kid’s Review 4. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Write a customer review. I think that books are just a waste of time while it comes to chess.

Calculation is improved mainly by solving numerous puzzles, but the feeling of the attacking potential of a position cannot be grasped by such means. Many gm buy new opening manuals like GM Wesley So.

Art of Attack in Chess by Vladimir Vukovic (1999, Paperback, Revised)

Ships from and sold by Amazon. I’ve read my fair share of chess books but in today’s day and age computer software fhess sites such as this one I would consider much more useful. On my first read cheas any chess book, I sit in front of a chess board and play through all the main lines, and occasionally play through variations when they seem particularly interesting.


A study of this masterpiece will add power and brilliance to any chess enthusiast’s play. The author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king.

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Among these are the attacker’s control of the center, prevention of counterplay on the side of the board opposite the opponent’s castled king, proper posting of the attacker’s pieces, and a weakening of the castled King’s defenses.

Show More Off Less. Amazon Music Stream millions vikovic songs. If you want to know the best way to defend against this or that opening by white, you’re outta luck. This book really helped me break out of this counter-productive mindset.

Weak squares, sacrifices, castled position Very rich but not massive so obviously several passes may be required to retain the material. How to Reassess Your Chess: You should still read the book. I credit this book for helping me create some of my favorite loses – after reading this book I have been all ar attacks and sacrifices.

What do you think? A large part of Art Of Attack is devoted to what Vukovic considers to be the preconditions necessary for an attack against the castled king to proceed. It is also important that the would-be attacker not commit to the attack until all the preconditions are met, and Vukovic writes at some length, with examples, about what happens when the attack begins too early or too late.

The book presents a plethora of scenarios which are fun and challenging. Indispensable for learning the basic attacking strategies and tactics against castled and uncastled kings. Magnus Carlsen–did he use cheat codes at world championship? My games were always too defensive and passive. It explains the moves and traps very well.


Shawn Micheal rated it liked it Dec 13, Michael Koehler rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Art Of Attack In Chess is certainly readable by anyone of reasonable intelligence, but there is a certain amount of experience required to understand the information well enough for it to be useful.

That’s what I did with Art Of Attack In Chesshowever I played through many more variations than I would with most books and yet I left many enticing variants for later reads – otherwise I’d never get to write this review! In this revised edition of the great classic, the author expounds both the basic principles and the most complex forms of attack on the king. This is a great guide to the offensive, no matter what the state or stage of the game. It also has a good section on mating patterns.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Apr 6, 9. Set up a giveaway. This book will definitely warrant fine comb treatment in the near future.

It’s one of those books you’ll continue to go back through as you become a stronger chess player. He has devoted considerable energy into giving this book the attention to detail and respect that it deserves. John Kula rated it really liked it Oct 11, Now we come to the question of who should read this book.

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