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The Puzzle King: Sam Loyd's Chess Problems and Selected Mathematical Puzzles Paperback – September, 1996


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Sam Loyd, "The Puzzle King", is a famed composer of chess problems and puzzles of every kind. His inventive and original posers have amused, perplexed and delighted people by the millions, Presented in The Puzzle King are 710 of Loyd's best chess problems, along with 34 of his most popular math puzzles. Large, clear diagrams and easy-to-follow solutions insure that The Puzzle King will challenge and entertain the reader for years. Endgame enthusiasts, students of tactics and fans of chess problems will be amazed at Loyd's creations. They feature brilliant piece sacrifices, deceptive withdrawals, waiting tactics, and subtle strategic play that reaches into the very heart of chess. The variety of ideas, depth of conception, and sheer beauty contained in Loyd's problems will engage every chess player regardless of their degree of experience and accomplishment. Novice or expert, The Puzzle King is a "must" for every dedicated chess enthusiast! -- Midwest Book Review
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Pickard & Son Pub; First Edition edition (September 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1886846057
  • ISBN-13: 978-1886846050
  • Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.6 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,253,548 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I wish they put the solutions in the back of the book instead of below the chess problems where it is easily readable.
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