Chess For Dummies

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Wiley, Aug 19, 2005 - Games - 361 pages
21 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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Good book. I have used several strategies listed in the book. Had several students read and learn chess w/out knowing the game. Read full review

Review: Chess For Dummies

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Good book. I have used several strategies listed in the book. Had several students read and learn chess w/out knowing the game. Read full review

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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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