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The Mammoth Book of Chess (Mammoth Book of)by Graham Burgess
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For rookie chess players or advanced players who simply want to hone their skills, this new edition of the chess classic has been fully revised and updated. With this guide, which includes courses in tactics and attacking strategy, a selection of the greatest games ever played, helpful advice on club and tournament chess, and a useful glossary of chess terms, victory will be yours. Checkmate!
This comprehensive, up-to-date, all-purpose guide to chess is guaranteed to improve the game of the novice and to enable players of even limited experience to advance to good club level or better. Not only does this invaluable volume illuminate the elegance and mysteries of the classic chess game, it has also been revised to bring readers up to the minute about the myriad possibilities of chess on the Internet. Among the outstanding features of this user-friendly mammoth book are a complete guide to the main chess openings, hundreds of test positions for players of all standards, courses in tactics and attacking strategy, practical advice for further study, and an exceptionally helpful glossary as well as information about international chess events. In addition to providing a history of some of the greatest games ever played, it forecasts the exciting future for chess around the world and on the Internet.
About the Author
Graham Burgess has been a World Chess Federation (FIDE) Master since the age of 20. He has written more than 20 highly acclaimed and award-winning books on chess and edited more than 200. He lives in Bristol, England.
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