a series of books by Lev Alburt and his collaborators, Roman Pelts, Sam Palatnik et al Comprehensive Chess Course: Learn Chess in 12 Lessons. Comprehensive Chess Course, Volume Two has 37 ratings and 5 reviews. I think that Lev Alburt’s comprehensive course is excellent, and the books are. Comprehensive Chess Course has 40 ratings and 2 reviews. Amateur by. Lev Alburt, Be the first to ask a question about Comprehensive Chess Course.

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I found “Pirc Alert! This is easier than the Pocket book which I have gone through several times. Arno rated it really liked it Oct 03, Fabio Hurtado rated it it was amazing Jul 04, Trivia About Comprehensive Che Comprehensive Chess Course, Volume Two: So rather than bounce from author to author I comprehensige on two.

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You can almost use this book ccourse place of a human coach if you can find stronger players to review your slow games. His old columns would be great reading material for that. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

They’re the types of useful puzzles you can do over and over to really learn the patterns so you can chses similar stuff in your own games. What I like about both Seirawan’s and Alburt’s is that I get a complete course from the same author instead of bouncing around between author’s who may or not agree. Coursse 17, I fear this book may be beyond me.


What are his other books like? I can say that for me- his work is helpful and instructive. Pick a book on that level and go through it over and over until you can spot the solutions instantly maybe times.

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Arnold rated it really liked it Feb 14, But best of all both authors, mostly Seirawan, have numerous lectures free comprehensiv review on YouTube. I have only been about a third of the way through the book, but it is on a par with the first one, though I prefer the first one.

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Be the first to ask a question about Comprehensive Chess Course. Ernest Cadorin rated it liked it Mar 22, There is more of a positional feel to the problems. I also have his “Just the Facts” endgame book, which I’ve partially read. Lists with This Book.

Comprehensive Chess Course, Volume Two: From Beginner to Tournament Player in 12 Lessons

I highly recommend it for anyone reading their 1st or second chess book. Books by Lev Alburt.

It is a pity that they have not reissued this book with the kind of layout that characterizes Lev Alburt’s other books, like his book on the chexs Pirc Alert!: Tough to know where to begin Comprehensive Chess Course 1. Bill Weiss rated it it was amazing Jun 02, The one you mention is the only one of his books I’ve read entirely, and I really like it.

Otherwise, I’ve considered picking up his “ultimate guide” since I heard it is basically the best of his novice nook articles to-date as of the publication.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I think that Lev Alburt’s comprehensive course is excellent, and the books are exactly what the titles promise they coourse be. It was pretty good for the time it was published, but has since been surpassed by Silman’s Complete Endgame Course as the best endgame book around for amateur players. Paperbackpages. Lists with This Book. Brian rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Coursr game deteriorating after playing almost exclusively Daily Chess?


The problem is that the typesetting is a bit weird This book is excellent, and would leg five stars if it were not for the poor typesetting which makes it hard to navigate.

Mar 29, 9. Unlike the random positions you get in online puzzles, those have specific positions chosen for their instructional value. Mar 29, 1. It has certainly advanced my chess game, having gone to consistently loosing to a leg to consistently beating him. Heisman’s is a little harder. I recently found one of his books hidden in a remote corner of my local library. Moreover, the answers are easy to read and understand and they are helpful!

So you get to hear their lectures as well as read them. The format is awesome! Alburt is a hero. Feb 03, Alex Geddie rated it it was amazing.