I am really thrilled by this book, everything is spot-on.--Martin Rieger "Rochade Europa Magazine "
A combination of biography and tactics manual, and this makes it quite interesting indeed. A very special book, both very instructive and enjoyable for all generations of chess players.--Peter Doggers "ChessVibes "
There is much to be enjoyed and years of training material provided. The pen portraits are icing on the cake content-wise and will bring a fresh perspective for many readers who will feel as if they have come to know Tal on a more personal level.--Michael McGuerty "ChessCafe.com "
If you love Tal, you'll love this book. If you love solving puzzles, you'll love this book. If you love chess history, you'll love this book. An instant classic that's suitable for players of all ratings (beginner to grandmaster).--Jeremy Silman, US Chess online, author of How to Reassess Your Chess
His sacrificial style made Tal immensely popular with chess players all over the world. In this book Grandmaster Karsten Muller and chess journalist Raymund Stolze have created an instructional chess tactics guide by investigating and explaining the secrets of his breathtaking combinations. Moreover, the authors have selected from the games Tal played one hundred exercises which will teach amateurs how they can finish a game with a stunning sacrifice.