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What is a chess traveller you might ask. Someone who insists upon using British English, travels and plays chess at the same time?

This lighthearted read is meant to be a companion for those who need to wile away a few hours in transit, though in fact its more than that. I took it on a short trip to Myanmar recently and noticed that it is ideal for tournament preparation too as the positions come from actual games, the games are not well known and there is a good variety of positions. They become harder with each chapter, of which there are twelve, the increase in difficulty is gradual meaning that you won’t suddenly find yourself lost. The book’s simple format means that a pleasant hour or two can be had with it easily, and there’s even some nice animation between chapters! One of the few puzzle books published in recent years worth reading.

 

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