The Everything Chess Basics Book (Google eBook)

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Everything Books, Jul 1, 2003 - Games - 304 pages
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If you're looking to learn about the game of chess-and win-The Everything Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction. Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill. From understanding the chess pieces to learning the basic moves to forming a winning strategy, The Everything Chess Basics Book teaches readers all they need to know to sharpen their skills and pick up a few advanced techniques and tricks along the way. The Everything Chess Basics Book also features information on:
  • Special moves
  • Threats
  • Types of chess
  • Chess ethics and sportsmanship
  • Notation, scoring, and timing
Packed with hundreds of clear diagrams, The Everything Chess Book will have you declaring "Checkmate!" in no time.
  

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User Review  - Jason Galloway - Goodreads

Good book to teach kids Read full review

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User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

A good book on chess, but not at all like a Harry Potter book (of course). Read full review

Contents

3
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4
41
Threats
113
What the Pieces Can Do 187 Double Attack 188 Fork 188 Discovered Attack 192 Discovered
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Pin 200 Skewer
203
The World of Chess 243 A Parlor Game 244 Chess Clubs 245 Chess Instruction 246
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Chess Computers 259 AModern Invention 260 MachinesThatPlayChess 261 Software That
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Plays Chess 262 Analysis Engines 263 Chess Databases 263 Online
268
Appendix B Frequently Asked Questions
275
Index
283
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