Publisher: For Dummies
Author: Jim Eade
Year of Publication: 2005
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)
Book DescriptionProven tactical tips to strengthen your game!
Chess For Dummies is your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess.
Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. From using the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'll get step-by-step explanations that demystify the game. You'll also find updated information on tournaments and top players, as well as computer chess games and playing chess online!
With Chess For Dummies, you'll discover how to:
* Set up your chessboard
* Understand the pieces and their powers
* Recognize the game's patterns
* Decipher chess notation
* Employ tactics to gain an advantage
* Find tournaments and clubs