Chess For Dummies

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Wiley, Aug 19, 2005 - Games - 361 pages
14 Reviews
Proven tactical tips to strengthen your game

Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess

Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. From using the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'll get step-by-step explanations that demystify the game. You'll also find updated information on tournaments and top players, as well as computer chess games and playing chess online!

Discover how to:
  • Set up your chessboard
  • Understand the pieces and their powers
  • Recognize the game's patterns
  • Decipher chess notation
  • Employ tactics to gain an advantage
  • Find tournaments and clubs

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A very nice introduction to chess basics. - Goodreads
Very practical intro to real chess. - Goodreads
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User Review  - David Roberts - Goodreads

The book I read to research this post was Chess For Dummies by James Eade which is an excellent book that I bought from kindle. This book covers more or less everything you need to know about chess ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

This is probably the perfect book to read if you're serious about learning to play chess, or if you know how to play chess, but you're a chronically bad player. I fall into the second category. Eade ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

James Eade, a United States Chess Federation Chess Master since 1981, devotes his time to chess writing, organizing, and teaching.

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