A chess expert has distilled an enormous amount of information into an easy-to-follow, question-and-answer format that not only explains the most basic rules and essentials of play, but also offers advice on opening, combinations, middle- and end-game strategies, notation, castling, and other topics. Over 100 carefully chosen diagrams and illustrations.
A Beginner's Guide to Learning the Chess Game, Pieces, Board, Rules, & Strategies
Author: Chad Bomberger
Publisher: CRB Publishing
Category: Games & Activities
Master the Ancient and Modern Game of Chess! Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited – Order Now! When you read How to Play Chess, you’ll discover a fascinating world of the mind! This comprehensive and lengthy book explains how all the chess pieces move in simple, easy-to-understand language. You’ll easily absorb the quirks of the game, such as the en passent rule and how important kings become in the later stages of play. From pawns to queens, you’ll know exactly how to follow the rules – and make the most of your favorite strategies! How to Play Chess introduces many popular beginner tactics you can use right away to impress your friends and improve your rankings. You’ll discover the various strategies appropriate for each phase of the game—Beginning, Middle, and Endgame—and how to get an edge on your opponents! Inside, you’ll learn about chess masters from long ago – and meet the new masters. From William Steinitz and Magnus Carlsen to Garry Kasparov and Bobby Fisher, the chess world has created many fascinating and beautiful minds! This inspiring chess method for beginners helps you understand how to position your pieces in their “best squares” and create solid defenses. When it’s time to go on the offensive, you’ll enjoy thrilling attacks – and avoid your opponent’s counter-attacks. It’s time to win more games and have more fun!
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The Complete Step-By-Step Guide To Learning And Mastering The Game Of Chess To Win Each And Every Game
Author: Frank Donald
Through practice problems and exercises, you'll learn tactics and strategies to master the art of the checkmate. Perfect for all chess players beginner to advanced; from those just learning the game to experienced players trying to improve, every chess student will learn more about the game. This book is the definitive way to learn how to play chess, or to master more complex chess strategies. It's a must-have for any chess book.
Follow the easy steps to grandmaster greatness with How To Play Chess. From the opening move to checkmate, How To Play Chess will help your child play chess like a champion. With plenty of master tips and cool 3D images, How To Play Chess is the perfect introduction to chess for beginners as well as kids. Start with basic chess techniques, and move up to more difficult challenges, guided step-by-step the whole way. How To Play Chess includes a handy press out chess board and pieces to get you practising straight away. Learn chess the fun way, and add firepower to your chess tactics with this wonderful companion to the world's most popular game of skill. Previous edition ISBN 9781405331920
Learn to Play Chess: Guide to Play Chess for Beginners
Author: Scott Thourson
Learn to play an unbeatable game of chess with winning tactics and strategies from Guide to Play Chess for Beginners. Centuries of history and strategy can make learning how to play chess intimidating. Guide to Play Chess for Beginners offers new players a quick-start guide to learn the game of chess and start winning in no time with rules, strategies, and tactics for success. Starting with the basics, this comprehensive guide provides a clear, illustrated introduction to the movements of each piece along with basic rules and game dynamics. With this foundation, new players will learn effective strategies and tactics to start playing competitively and confidently. From your first move to your last, Guide to Play Chess for Beginners shows you how to play your best game, with: Position your pieces, coordinate your attack, and capture their king―Chess for Beginners teaches you all of the moves to play the perfect game. This book includes: - Rule of chess - Notation - Simple checkmating patterns - Opening - Tactics - Chess quotes - And much more.
Suitable for beginning to intermediate players ages 8 and up, How to Play Chess uses computer-generated 3-D illustrations to bring the game to life, teaching kids everything from the strengths and weaknesses of individual pieces to more advanced strategies and techniques. Author Claire Summerscale, a professional chess player and champion, stimulates young chess players at every stage. "Master challenges" reinforce the skills explained in the guide's step-by-step instructions, and solutions are included at the back of the book. Kids can even play as they learn with the press-out board and chess pieces included. Help your child become a champion of the world's oldest and most popular skill with How to Play Chess. *Previously published as Chess.
In this introduction to chess, "first get the hang of moving each piece [and] understand the rules, then find out how to capture pieces and win ... Try out different tactics, discover super-secret strategies, and practice thinking ahead"--Publisher marketing.
Since its first publication in 1950, The Right Way to Play Chess has taught chess to generations of beginners, taking them to the standard expected of good club players. It gives full details of exactly how to play the game, explains basic theory and includes many examples of play.There are separate chapters on the openings, middle and end games, plus a chapter of master games which illustrate how styles of play have changed over the years. Fully revised and updated by chess expert Richard James, a new chapter shows how to encourage and teach children to play the game.
The Pieces/Check, Checkmate, and Winning the Game /Special Moves/ Checkmate Positions/Chess Strategy/Chess Notation
Author: Driss Larour
Chess Rules and Nuts and bolts This book will show you how to play chess. We'll cover: The guidelines - bit by bit. Step by step instructions to dominate the match - checkmate. The nuts and bolts of technique. Step by step instructions to peruse chess notation.
This new edition of a classic title will seduce a huge range of readers, from novice to intermediate players. Computer-generated artwork recreates the chessboard, pieces and moves in a wholly original way. Readers will improve their game with graded puzzles, and can brush up on the fascinating history of chess, with features on great players and legendary matches.
Make Pawns of Your Opponents with Tips and Tricks From a Grandmaster of the Game!
Author: Patrick Wolff
Category: Games & Activities
Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the king You already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging--the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king? The path to a perfect checkmate is in your hands! In the pages of this book, you'll find an introduction to all the chess pieces including their strengths and weaknesses, tips on how to protect your pieces and prevent their capture, and guidance on when to attack and defend like a boss. You'll also find a bonus tear-out card to take your new tactics on the go!
A Beginner's Guide for Kids To Learn the Chess Pieces, Board, Rules, & Strategy
Author: Tim Ander
Publisher: CRB Publishing
Category: Games & Activities
How to Play Chess for Beginners – for Kids of All Ages! When you read How to Play Chess for Children, you’ll discover a wonderful world of challenge and adventure! This easy-to-follow guide provides a complete overview of the game of chess. It’s a perfect introduction to the game. Kids can enjoy every step of learning chess: Discovering the timeless 8x8 chessboard Learning the unique movements of the individual chess pieces Mastering the art and timing of the popular “castling” move Understanding the ins and outs of pawn moves, attacks, and advancement and so much more! With How to Play Chess for Children, little ones can easily develop their long-term thinking skills. They’ll learn how to start out smart and strong by learning the best chess openings. Then, they’ll adopt savvy and flexible strategies for the chess midgame. Kids can finish strong by mastering the endgame, in which weak pieces can become very strong, and complete their game with decisive checkmates! This book even describes techniques for avoiding a draw (tie) game when kids are winning a game – and trying for a draw when their opponent has the upper hand. This practical strategy teaches maturity, adaptation, and smart success for children of all ages! Don’t miss this opportunity to get kids involved in this classic and inspiring game.
♔ Stimulate and upgrade the brain of a budding (Evil) Genius ♕ This fun and educational book is an ideal gift for the inquisitive young person you suspect is already drawing up plans for their Space Station and Death Ray. I'm kidding of course, but they'll enjoy and respond well to the lighthearted style and will feel that they are being privately coached to reach their potential. You just know they're smart enough to teach themselves chess using the colorful and often amusing illustrations in this book and will spend hours engrossed in the book. If they already know the very basics, this will be the boost they need, as it will challenge them to to play more, learn new killer tactics and improve. The book starts at a gentle pace until the basics have been mastered. Soon, they will be ready to move onto the special moves and beyond. The later chapters are given intriguing names to draw them in and make them keep reading and learning. e.g. ☞ Special Move #1 - For Your Eyes Only ☞ Special Move #2 - Secret Lair for Your King ☞ The Final Special Move - The Evil Pawn ☞ Don't Touch That Piece! ☞ The Chess Player's Secret Code ☞ The Fastest Checkmate in the World ☞ Killer Weapon - The Fork ☞ X-Ray Super Weapon ☞ Finishing Your Opponent Off ☞ Your Mission - Should You Choose to Accept it This book will take an Earthling aged from 7 upwards (with a reading slightly ahead of their years), who hasn't even seen a chess board, and explain the rules with clear diagrams and pointers to help their understanding and recall. After they know how to play, including the Special Moves, it will then teach them to play better. Once they have learned some suitably Evil Moves, including the ☠ X-Ray Super Weapon ☠ then they can test themselves on puzzles that will help them to recognize winning patterns. ☝ Scroll up and "Look Inside" now. Read about the proven brain benefits, before giving them the gift of chess. ☝