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    Beginner Chess Books

    Year of Publication
    1982 2014 1982 to 2014
    Author(s)
    1. Al Lawrence (1)
    2. Bobby Fischer (2)
    3. Branislav Francuski (1)
    4. Bruce Pandolfini (3)
    5. Byron Jacobs (1)
    6. Chester Nuhmentz Jr. (1)
    7. Craig Pritchett (2)
    8. Dave Schloss (1)
    9. David MacEnulty (1)
    10. Donn Mosenfelder (1)
    11. Fred Reinfeld (3)
    12. Fred Wilson (1)
    13. Garry Kasparov (3)
    14. I.A. Horowitz (3)
    15. Igor Sukhin (8)
    16. Irving Chernev (1)
    17. Jacob Cantrell (1)
    18. Jim Eade (1)
    19. John Nunn (1)
    20. Jon Edwards (1)
    21. Josh Waitzkin (1)
    22. Judee Shipman (1)
    23. Kenneth Harkness (1)
    24. Lev Alburt (2)
    25. Maurice Ashley (1)
    26. Milton Hanauer (1)
    27. Murray Chandler (2)
    28. Paata Gaprindashvili (1)
    29. Peter Kurzdorfer (1)
    30. Reuben Fine (1)
    31. Roz Katz (1)
    32. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    33. Samuel Reshevsky (1)
    34. Stuart Marquilies (1)
    35. Todd Bardwick (1)
    36. Yaroslav Srokovski (1)
    37. Yasser Seirawan (1)
    38. Yuri Averbach (1)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (16)
    2. AN - Algebraic (23)
    3. LAN - Long Algebraic (1)
    4. DN - Descriptive (7)
    5. NL - Notationless (3)
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    Topics
    1. General Chess Instruction (1)
    2. Strategy (1)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Starting Out (1)
    2. Winning Chess (1)

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    1. Checkmate My First Chess Book

      Checkmate My First Chess Book

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      Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate. Learn More
    2. Chess for Children

      Chess for Children

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      With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess. Learn More
    3. Everything Chess Basics Book

      Everything Chess Basics Book

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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.

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    4. Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

      Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

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      From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan.

      One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.

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    5. Play Winning Chess

      Play Winning Chess

      Our Price: $26.95
      'When most people learn to play chess, they usually memorize the movements of the pieces and then spend years pummeling away at each other with little rhyme and even less reason. Though I will show you how each piece leaps around, what it likes to do on holidays, the real purpose of this book is to teach you to understand the four major principles of my Seirawan method: force, time, space and pawn structure. Each is easy to understand and each is a weapon that will enable you to defeat most anyone you challenge to a game' -Yasser Seirawan Learn More
    6. The Basics of Winning Chess

      The Basics of Winning Chess

      Our Price: $4.95

      Nine information-packed chapters and twenty-two diagrams show beginning players how to play and win at chess in one quick and easy reading. You'll learn the moves of the pieces, the rules and principles of play, the standard openings, as well as chess notation.

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    7. Prof. Chester Nuhmentz, Jr. Chess Training Material

      Prof. Chester Nuhmentz, Jr. Chess Training Material

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      This is a compilation of 6 Different Chess Training Books by Professor Chester Nuhmentz, Jr.
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    8. Learn Chess

      Learn Chess

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      Starting with the very basics, this book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful chess-player. No prior knowledge is assumed. The reader learns step-by-step, with each new point illustrated by clear examples. By the end of the book, the reader will be fully ready to take on opponents across the board, or on the Internet, and start winning. Dr John Nunn has built up a world-wide reputation for the outstanding clarity of his writings on a wide range of chess topics. This is his first book to tackle the fundamentals of chess. Learn More
    9. Starting Out - In Chess

      Starting Out - In Chess

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      International Master Byron Jacobs provides newcomers to the chess with a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of the game. In this book he takes the novice player to the standard at which they can enjoy a friendly or competitive game. Learn chess from scratch or brush up on the basics.

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    10. How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

      How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

      Our Price: $16.95

      This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.

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    11. Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

      Our Price: $15.99

      The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.

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    12. 101 Questions On How To Play Chess

      101 Questions On How To Play Chess

      Our Price: $2.95

      What is the object of the game of Chess? What is chess notation? How does the King move and Capture? These and a host of other Chess questions are answered simply and clearly in this indepensible guide for beginning players.

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    13. Square One

      Square One

      Our Price: $17.95

      From ever popular instructor Bruce Pandolfini comes this entertaining, interactive and effective book for teaching young Chess players and other newcomers to the game.

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    14. Beginning Chess

      Beginning Chess

      Our Price: $17.99

      Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to sophisticated strategies. 300 line drawings.

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    15. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

      Our Price: $7.95

      Learn to think the same way Bobby Fischer did. This is the fastest, most efficient, most enjoyable book on chess ever compiled. As the student, you start at the beginning and progressively develop your skills as you apply Bobby Fischer's principles and learn how to play Chess the Bobby way.

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    16. The Batsford Book of Chess for Children

      The Batsford Book of Chess for Children

      Our Price: $14.95
      Chess is great for developing a child's analytical skills, fostering the competitive instinct—and having fun. Nothing beats this cute, character-based guide for teaching youngsters how to play. Jess and Jamie—two rough-and-tumble, chess-obsessed kids—explain it all: what the pieces are and how they move; the opening, middlegame, and endgame; checkmate; and sneaky tricks that win. The book's friendly, entertaining, and essential to any child's bookshelf. Learn More

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