Chess for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764550039

ISBN-13: 9780764550034

Edition: 1999

Authors: James Eade

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Beginning with the basics of the chessboard and pieces, this book clearly outlines all of the elements of the game, with an insider's look at the variety of tactical situations that occur in a chess match.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/24/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Laying the Groundwork
Tackling the Chess Basics
Greeting the Pieces and Their Powers
Getting to Know the Elements of Chess
Looking Out for the King: Check, Stalemate, and Checkmate
Gaining Chess Know-How
Tactics and Combinations in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Sacrifices: When It's Better to Give than to Receive
Mastering Mating Patterns
Building Pattern Recognition
Recognizing Pawn Formations
Making Special Moves
Game Time: Putting Your Chess Foot Forward
Selecting Your Strategy: The Principles of Play
Coming on Strong in the Opening
Making Headway during the Middlegame
Exiting with Style in the Endgame
Getting Into Advanced Action
Competition Play and Necessary Etiquette
Hitting the Net with Computer Chess
Got Notation? Reading and Writing about Chess
The Part of Tens
The Ten Most Famous Chess Games
The Ten Best Players of All Time
A Glossary of Chess
Other Chess Resources
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