ISBN 9788126554362,Chess for Dummies

Chess for Dummies


James Eade



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9788126554362

ISBN-10 8126554363


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)


ive secrets.
Contains approximately 25% new material, including updated chapters on computer chess games, playing chess online, new tournament rules and much more.
About the Author

James Eade became a United States Chess Federation chess master in 1981. International organizations awarded him the master title in 1990 (For correspondence) and in 1993 (For regular tournament play). Today, he writes about and teaches chess.
Table Of Contents : -
Part I: Laying the Groundwork for Champion Chess
Chapter 1: Tackling Chess Basics
Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Pieces and Their Powers
Chapter 3: Exploring the Elements of Chess
Chapter 4: Going after the King - Check, Stalemate and Checkmate
Chapter 5: Making a Few Special Moves
Chapter 6: Got Notation? Reading and Writing about Chess

Part II: Gaining Chess Know - How
Chapter 7: Trying Out Tactics and Combinations in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Chapter 8: Sacrifices - Understanding When it's Better to Give than to Receive
Chapter 9: Building Pattern Recognition
Chapter 10: Recognizing Advanced Pawn Formations
Chapter 11: Mastering Mating Patterns

Part III: Game Time - Putting Your Chess Foot Forward
Chapter 12: Selecting Your Strategy - The Principles of Play
Chapter 13: Coming on Strong in the Opening
Chapter 14: Making Headway during the Middlegame
Chapter 15: Exiting with Style in the Endgame

Part IV: Getting into Advanced Action
Chapter 16: Playing in Competition
Chapter 17: Hitting the Net with Computer Chess

Part V: The Part of Tens
Chapter 18: The Ten Most Famous Chess Games of All Time
Chapter 19: The Ten Best Players of All Time (And a Few Others)

Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A: A Glossary of Chess
Appendix B: Chess Resources


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