Chess: From First Moves to Checkmate
Find out how much fun and how simple chess can be with this complete chess set and full color guide. Geared toward both the beginner and the chess aficionado, International Grandmaster Daniel King shows you how to play the game and how to emerge victorious. State-of-the-art diagrams and illustrations guide beginning players through basic rules and moves, while puzzles, training exercises and strategy tips help more experienced players to improve their game. Everything from how to set up the board, the classic moves and the history of chess are included, as well as features on the greatest players, a glossary, and information on chess organizations and websites.
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