Nunn, John Solving in Style

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Solving in Style

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Chess positions for solving as as old as the game itself, and provide stimulating and beneficial exercise for chess-players. However, while there is an abundance of books on chess puzzles, and much specialist literature on studies and problems, there is an amazing dearth of guidance for solvers. In this reissue of a classic text, John Nunn, a top-class grandmaster who is also one of the world's finest solvers, explains the methods advocated, while targeted at the solving of composed positions, may also help players find startling tactical solutions in their games. "Solving in Style" also constitutes an entertaining and insightful introduction to the world of problems and studies. There are chapters on series problems and other unorthodox stipulations, and also a discussion of specific themes such as the Novotny interference.

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John Nunn is a grandmaster from England. He has won four individual gold medals (one of them for solving) and three team silver medals at Chess Olympiads. In the Chess World Cup of 1988/9, he finished sixth overall, ahead of several former World Champions. He is arguably the most highly acclaimed chess writer in the world, with two of his books receiving the prestigious British Chess Federation Book of the Year Award. He has won the British Problem Solving Championship three times, and took the gold medal for Chess Problem Solving at the 1999 Mind Sports Olympiad. He has on several occasions been a member of the British team in the World Chess Solving Championship.

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