chess tactics for advanced players - Averbakh
This is one of the finest books ever written on tactics for stronger players. The author begins by examining the simplest situations, resulting from confrontations between different pieces and proceeds to analyse more complex situations, demonstrating the importance of the double attack.
The first part of the book focuses on double attacks, while the second part is devoted to combinations. All this is explained with the aid of numerous practical examples, including complete games and chess problems. The book contains special chapters with numerous exercise problems for the reader to test and consolidate newly-acquired skills.
Who should read this book? If you enjoy studying combinations and tactics and if you want to improve your strength in these two areas, then this is the book for you.