Take large diagrams, straightforward instruction and helpful tips and quizzes - and what do you have? The winning formula for a quick and easy way for novice players to improve their chess game today. In fact, right now!
Play Better Chess Today is perfect for players who have learned the basics and are ready to take their game to the next level and start winning games. Over 100 diagrams show how to exploit the strengths of each piece, and defend against their weaknesses. You'll also learn tactical moves to capture pieces checkmate opponents.
About the Author(s)
Rosalyn B. Katz started playing tournament chess after her sone David began to play. She wrote legislation putting chess into New Jersey schools at the second grade level, to encourage "thinking." She has played chess in: Iceland, Canada, France, England, Greece, Israel, Italy, and Switzerland - and all over the United States, when traveling for business. Roz has been writing the cartoon, Zaria, for eight years. You can find her cartoons in Chess Life for Kids, a magazine published by USCF.
David Lawrence Katz has been playing chess since he was three years old. He won his first trophy in a New York State scholastic tournament when he was six. As a youngster, David played for the "Collins Kids" in: Iceland, Ireland, Israel and the United States. He attained the rank of Life Master in the United States and Master in Canada. Most of his playing is now on the internet... and speed chess for fun. He currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland with his wife Lynel and children: Zaria, Asher and Ella.