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by David Levens
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0600608042, Paperback)
Chess is the world's most popular board game--and now anyone can play, with this straightforward, jargon-free introduction. Written especially for beginners, it's the most comprehensive manual available and includes everything from explanations of each piece to orchestrating endgames. In addition to expert advice, simple instructions, and more than 200 easy-to-follow diagrams, novices will find aggressive openings, the top-ten traps and attacks, basic tactical principles, specimen games to learn and crib from, and a test your chess IQ section. And, to keep the momentum going, there's guidance on how to practice-including playing computer chess and joining a club.
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Written for beginners, this comprehensive guide goes from explanations of each piece to orchestrating endgames. It provides everything you need to know for greater enjoyment and understanding of chess. Simple instructions and clear diagrams will help beginners learn to play like grandmasters.
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