Chess Basics Book (The Everything)

Chess Basics Book (The Everything)

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For those readers looking to learn the game of chess -- and beat any opponent -- The Everything "RM" Chess Basics Book provides the perfect introduction. Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation and written by Anne Ashton, Director of Marketing, Advertising, and Outreach for the USCF, The Everything "RM" Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to beginner chess players of all ages.

The book presents readers with complete step-by-step instruction on the individual chess pieces, basic chess moves, rules, and winning strategies of the game. From setting up the board to calling "checkmate, " The Everything "RM" Chess Basics Book is an easy-to-follow reference for both beginners and players who want to sharpen their skills and pick up a few advanced techniques and tricks.

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 "RM Chess Basics Book will have readers playing -- and winning -- in no time.


ISBN: 9781580625869

Published Date: June 1, 2003

Publisher: Adams Media

Language: English

Series: Everything (Sports & Hobbies)

Page Count: 288

Size: 9.28" l x 7.99" w x 0.80" h