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Chess Pattern Recognition for Beginners : The Fundamental Guide to Spotting Key Moves in the Middlegame
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Pattern recognition is one of the most important mechanisms of chess improvement. It helps you to quickly grasp the essence of a position on the board and find the most promising continuation. In his instant classics Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition (2014) and Train Your Chess Pattern Recognition (2016) Arthur van de Oudeweetering presented building blocks for experienced club players which often involved notable exceptions to fundamental guidelines. To appreciate these books you had to know these guidelines. This book teaches the most important patterns you need to master in order to develop and mobilize your pieces, manoeuvre your pawns into positions of strength, put pressure on your opponent, attack the enemy king, or execute standard sacrifices to get the initiative. Ambitious beginners and postbeginners who study this book will soon experience a significant improvement in their results.