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The Everything Chess Basics Book

The rules, the moves, and the strategies - all you need to know how to play the game

By Anne Ashton and Peter Kurzdorfer

Format: Paperback

SKU# 586-X

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If you're looking to learn about the game of chess-and win-The Everything® Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction. Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything® Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill. From understanding the chess pieces to learning the basic moves to forming a winning strategy, The Everything® Chess Basics Book teaches readers all they need to know to sharpen their skills and pick up a few advanced techniques and tricks along the way. The Everything® Chess Basics Book 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® Chess Book will have you declaring "Checkmate!" in no time.

Anne Ashton is the Director of Marketing, Advertising, and Outreach for the U.S. Chess Federation, and has a master of science in journalism from Columbia University.

Peter Kurzdorfer is the editor of Chess Life magazine. Mr. Kurzdorfer gained his Master rating in 1981 and earned the Original Life Master title in 1991.

Additional Information

SKU 586-X
Author/Speaker/Editor Anne Ashton and Peter Kurzdorfer
File/Trim Size 8 x 9-1/4
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781580625869
Number Of Pages 304

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Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation, The Everything® Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages and skill.

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