Pandolfini's Chess Complete: The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Game, from History to Strategy

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 1, 1992 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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The perfect, and necessary, addition to any personal chess library, Pandolfini's Chess Complete is a comprehensive, accessible reference. National Master Bruce Pandolfini has covered every aspect of the game, from chessboard and pieces to history and strategy, and has responded to virtually any possible question or situation that could arise.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
13
AS NOTED BY THE RANK
21
MOVING WITH THE RULES
32
CHECK THE MATE
70
Li
79
8
117
forks pins
130
SITUATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
159
COMBAT AND COMPETITION
172
PUT IN PERSPECTIVE
188
Myths Age and invention Chataranga First international
207
A Pandolfinis Short Chess Course
215
Principles and Advice
222
GLOSSARY
231
INDEX
243
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Bruce Pandolfini is the author of eight instructional chess books, including "Bobby Fischer's Outrageous Chess Moves, Principles of the New Chess, Pandolfini's Endgame Course, Russian Chess, The ABC's of Chess, Let's Play Chess, Kasparov's Winning Chess Tactics, " and "One-Move Chess by the Champions." He is also editor of the distinguished anthologies, "The Best of Chess Life, Volumes I and II." Perhaps the most experienced chess teacher in North America, and the Executive Director of the Manhattan Chess Club, Bruce Pandolfini lives in New York City.

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