Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations

The Encyclopedia of Tactical Chess Combinations contains of 3,001 classified and annotated tactical combinations from all-time tournament practice.

Introduction to the 10 Chess Combination Areas


BASIC

INTERMEDIATE

EXPERT

Double Attack

Double Attack

Double Attack

Interference

Interference

Interference

Decoy

Decoy

Decoy

Demolition of Pawn Structure

Demolition of Pawn Structure

Demolition of Pawn Structure

Pinning

Pinning

Pinning

Discovered Attack

Discovered Attack

Discovered Attack

Deflection

Deflection

Deflection

Clearance

Clearance

Clearance

Blockade

Blockade

Blockade

Demolition of Defence

Demolition of Defence

Demolition of Defence


The Tactics are annotated by Jovan Petronic
FIDE Senior Trainer and International Master, Councillor and member of FIDE Trainers’ Commission.
  • 1986-present: Professional Chess Trainer, Chess Coach and Senior Chess Author.
  • 1990-2000: Yugoslavia Chess Federation National Trainer and Coach.
  • 1991: International Master (IM).
  • 1992-2000: Director, Yugoslavia Chess Federation Computer Chess Centre.
  • 2004-2007: Chief Trainer and Coach, Kavala Chess Club (Greece).
  • 2001-2003 and 2007-2012: Singapore Chess Federation National Trainer and Coach.
  • 2005: FIDE Senior Trainer (FST).
  • 2007-2009: Technical Director, Global Chess Academy (Singapore).
  • 2007-present: FIDE Lecturer / Seminar Leader at 15 FIDE Trainers’ Seminars for FIDE Trainers’ Titles.
  • 2009-2012: Technical Director, Singapore Chess Federation.
  • 2014: Nominee, FIDE Trainers’ Awards (Razuvaev Medal for Education of Trainers).
  • 2009-present: Councilor, FIDE Trainers’ Commission.