Chess For Dummies

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Wiley, Aug 19, 2005 - Games - 361 pages
13 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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