Improving at Chess - a route through the maze

WORK IN PROGRESS!

Here is a path through the most important pages here; once you have found about the right spot you can wander back and forth with the hope of finding suitable similar resources.

Chess Quotes

(another personal favourite)
" A combination composed of a sacrifice has more immediate effect upon the person playing over the game in which it occurs than another combination, because the apparent senselessness of the sacrifice is convincing proof of the design of the player offering it.
— Richard RETI, Modern Ideas in Chess.