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Basic Chess (Hamlyn Reference S.)

by David Levens

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Hamlyn .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7584067M
ISBN 100600608042
ISBN 109780600608042

  The book is a sound introduction for anyone bearing any interest in the game, or even for someone that is familiar with chess, but never bothered with learning what the basics actually are. If you fall into this category, we highly recommend our 3 best books to learn chess article. Grandmaster Ludek Pachman, in his outstanding book Modern Chess Strategy, offers the following four principles of opening play. Place the pieces without loss of time where they can develop their greatest power. Do not move a piece that is already developed unless you have a strong reason for doing so.

  Saikat J at pm Susan Polgar’s book ‘Chess Tactics for Champions’ is also a great and simple book. The various tactical ideas are organised into chapters and each chapter has around 50 problems.   The study of chess openings as been a major part of the game for hundreds of years, with countless books devoted to analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of various sequences. Over the course of his career, former World Champion Garry Kasparov assembled a personal database of more t openings and variations. At some point in your development as a chess player, you’ll .

Basic Chess Endings, written by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the s students of the game find the work unmatched in its depth and range. Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation/5. The art of chess strategy is knowing how to formulate a plan for the chess game, and arrange your chess pieces to accomplish this plan. The chess strategy outlined below will get any new chess player on the road to understanding correct chess opening strategy - how to control the chess .


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Basic Chess (Hamlyn Reference S.) by David Levens Download PDF EPUB FB2

A primer of basic chess tactics, targeted to the beginner-novice player. Chapters are thematically organized by tactic. Also very good is "Winning Chess Tactics" by Yasser Seirawan.

Either (or even better, both!) of these books would be an excellent follow-on to the "Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess" book (above). Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide To Chess. Basic Chess Endings, written by International Grandmaster Reuben Fine, is the most authoritative reference on the s students of the game find the work unmatched in its depth and range.

Now, Grandmaster Pal Benko has revised this classic with the latest innovations in the endgame and adapted the book to algebraic notation/5(36). A classic when it comes to chess books. Chernev walks readers through 33 tournament games in detail, explaining every move.

An English chess master and broadcaster, Leonard Barden, says: "The novice who plays through Logical Chess can learn an ocean of basic chess wisdom." It’s an easy read and a must for every chess lover!Author: Play Magnus.

9. Karpov's Strategic Wins (two volumes) by Tibor Basic Chess book. A top classic chess book list cannot be complete without a game collection of a positional player. We have already discussed Fischer's and Tal's game collection books, but if you are seeking to learn the Basic Chess book of positional play through game examples and clear analysis, then look no further.

How to Play Chess for Beginners. Chess is an incredibly fun, addicting game that requires skill and strategy. It's been around for centuries as a game for intellectuals and scholars; however, playing does require a level of genius -- but 96%().

1. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess – Best Seller. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess by Bobby Fischer, Stuart Margulies, and Don Mosenfelder is a classic and e xcellent book for an absolute beginner, intermediate player, or someone who desires to learn the art of chess. Basically, Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess is designed in the definitive way to learn how to play chess or to master.

So there you have it, our list of the best chess books for beginners. Best chess opening books. Now you’re talking. Coming up with a list of the best chess opening books is near-on impossible as every chess player has different tastes, both in terms of the style it’s delivered and the choice of opening.

THE RULES OF CHESS Learning basic chess rules will help you build a strong foundation in chess. Many students do not have clear picture on these rules at their beginning stages.

That is why I decided to help beginners with basic chess rules. Chess teaches. Chapter Basic chess opening rules 16 Example –4 Now we assess a game which contains some basic opening principles.

Here the game goes: 1.e4 e5 3 Nc6 4 Bc5–both players have moved their center pawns and developed minor pieces now. 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4–now White is controlling the center with his central pawns on the d4 and e4 squares.

This book can be listed in the most famous chess books for beginners, it is a chess puzzle book written by Fischer, Stuart Margulies, and Don Mosenfelder. It can be among the best-selling chess book ever published, with over one million copies sold.

There are four basic tactics that every chess player should know. Fool's Mate: This is the fastest way to checkmate, and it capitalizes on a few key mistakes by your opponent. Forks: Knights are the best pieces for forks because they can take out two opposing pieces in one move.

Author Dave Schloss describes Chess as a self-contained beginner’s chess course. The book offers everything a complete beginner would need to know to play the game, from topics as basic as the board and pieces, to the structure and rules of chess tournaments.

It also includes sections on how to study chess and tips for winning your first. It’s nothing more than an introduction to the most basic chess tactics. With that said, the book does precisely and brilliantly what it sets out. What beginners, novices, and novel players ought to pay attention to is nicely and neatly laid out.

Novel players might want to check out our 3 best chess books for beginners article. Heisman's book is an excellent guide to the various tactics you're likely to encounter in games of chess.

Each section of the book briefly introduces a tactic, walks through a few examples then has a quiz section comprised of puzzle diagrams/5. Download Chess Books PDF, CBV, PGN Here, you will be able to download the new chess books released in in PDF, CBV and PGN formats.

Due to the increased number of copyright complaints we had to move all books to the hosting offered by our partner. This book is largely what it sounds like: a study guide to the basic tactical motifs in chess. It includes all the usual friends of the chess player, such as pins, skewers, forks, and so on.

It also speaks to some things that aren't often covered in tactics books, namely removal of the guard, defensive tactics and seeds of tactical : Stick Men.

On the other hand, as a firm loves of stories about chess players, chess culture and chess history, I found another type of chess book I really enjoy – biographical/memoir type of book where a (great) player (and writer) shares his recollections and stories from the chess tournament halls and encounters with other (great) chess players.

When considering chess books for beginners, Jeff Coakley's Winning Chess Strategy for Kids cannot be overlooked. This book covers not only the rules of the royal game, but also basic tactics, mating patterns, and fundamental advice for the chess beginner.

Polgar's book on combinations and progressive learning is well done and one of the best books for someone learning or even intermediate.

his daughters are outstanding chess players for a reason. Averbakh's book on chess ending, available in English on disc is a well-organized educational book on endings that I put in the top 5.

Zurich International Chess Tournament, – David Bronstein The book of a strong tournament is more than just a games collection. When its participants are the world’s strongest players the tournament as a whole represents a step forward in the development of chess creativity. We may take as examples of such tournaments the events at Hastings[ ].

Chess equipment suited to the needs and budgets of schools. School Tube Catalogue # A complete chess set for schools.

It contains solid plastic chess pieces (with a King that measures 3 3/4" tall) that will not break even if stepped on, a laminated paper board with alphanumeric borders and 2" squares which can be easily. 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.

From understanding the chess pieces to learning the basic moves to forming a winning strategy, The Everything Chess Basics Book teaches readers all they need to know to sharpen their /5(10).

This is a reprint of the classic work Basic Chess Endings by Reuben Fine, published in Although there are claims it has been superseded by other books, Basic Chess Endings by Fine remains the only book that covers all of the most basic chess endings and yet is in small size so it can be carried around in your pocket/5(36).