The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess

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Alpha Books, 1997 - Chess - 348 pages
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You're no idiot, of course. You've seen people play chess in movies and even on the computer. But when it comes to actually playing chess, you can barely distinguish the pawn from the rook. Don't throw in the towel yet! Whether you want to play chess fo pleasure or sport, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess will teach you everything you need to know! In this Complete Idiot's Guide you get:

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A great first book for learning how to play chess. Everything from how the pieces move to tactics and strategies. Read full review


Lets Play Oms
Drawing the Battlelines
Rules of Engagement

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About the author (1997)

Patrick Wolff played in his first chess tournament at the age of nine. A two-time Junior Championship winner, he eventually became an international grandmaster in 1990. Winner of many grandmaster tournaments, including the U.S. Championship in 1992 and 1995, Patrick has written articles that have appeared in chess magazines throughout the world, and is the author of "Kasparov versus Anand: The Inside Story of the 1995 World Chess Championship,

Chabris is a national master of chess, the author of two books on artificial intelligence, and the editor of American Chess Journal. He cofounded the Harvard Cup man-versus-machine tournament series.

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