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Chess for Dummies
by James Eade




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Your quick and easy guide to chess

Kings, queens, knights--does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? Taking the intimidation out of this age-old pastime, Chess For Dummies, 4th Edition is here to help beginners wrap their minds around the rules of the game, make sense of those puzzling pieces, and start playing chess like a champ. From using the correct chess terminology to engaging in the art of the attack, you'll get easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations that demystify the game--and give you an extra edge.

Chess isn't a game you can master--it's an activity that requires patience, strategy, and constant learning. But that's all part of the fun and challenge Whether you're playing chess online, in a tournament, or with a family member or friend, this hands-on guide gets you familiar with the game and its components, giving you the know-how to put the principles of play into action from the opening to the endgame.

  • Grasp the principles of play and the nuances of each phase of the game
  • Familiarize yourself with the pieces and the board
  • Pick the perfect chess board and set
  • Know each of the pieces and their powers

If you find yourself in a stalemate before you even begin a game, this friendly book helps you put your chess foot forward

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Overview

Your quick and easy guide to chess

Kings, queens, knights--does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? Taking the intimidation out of this age-old pastime, Chess For Dummies, 4th Edition is here to help beginners wrap their minds around the rules of the game, make sense of those puzzling pieces, and start playing chess like a champ. From using the correct chess terminology to engaging in the art of the attack, you'll get easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations that demystify the game--and give you an extra edge.

Chess isn't a game you can master--it's an activity that requires patience, strategy, and constant learning. But that's all part of the fun and challenge Whether you're playing chess online, in a tournament, or with a family member or friend, this hands-on guide gets you familiar with the game and its components, giving you the know-how to put the principles of play into action from the opening to the endgame.

  • Grasp the principles of play and the nuances of each phase of the game
  • Familiarize yourself with the pieces and the board
  • Pick the perfect chess board and set
  • Know each of the pieces and their powers

If you find yourself in a stalemate before you even begin a game, this friendly book helps you put your chess foot forward

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781119280019
  • ISBN-10: 111928001X
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • Publish Date: August 2016
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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