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A Quick and Easy Guide to Chess!
Take large diagrams, straightforward instruction and helpful tips and quizzes—and what do you have? The winning formula for a quick and easy way to play chess today. Perfect for players new to the game, the author explains the basics of chess and each piece's characteristics —how they move, their relative value and how they can be used to checkmate opponents.
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Take large diagrams, straightforward instruction and helpful tips and quizzes—and what do you have? The winning formula for a quick and easy way to play chess today.
Perfect for players new to the game, the author explains the basics of chess and each piece's characteristics—how they move, their relative value and how they can be used to checkmate opponents. Players also learn the basic concepts of attacking and defending, and the mates and attacks that should be in every beginner's arsenal. In just one reading, readers will learn the possibilities that they previously didn't know existed to open up the exciting world of chess!

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, for eight years. 

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ISBN 9781580422864
Author/s Roz Katz
Pages 96 Pages
Publication Date Sep 26, 2011
Notation Type AN - Algebraic
Book Binding Type Paperback
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People have been playing chess for more than 1500 years. Invented in India in the 6th century CE, its earliest known form was called chaturanga.

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