Synopses & Reviews
Teach Yourself Chess contains everything a beginning chess player needs to know about this mentally challenging game. It describes the moves of the pieces, elementary tactics in offensive and defensive play, and the basic combinations to force checkmate.
The author also provides detailed commentaries on a series of historic games, selected to illustrate different styles and strategies of play. This book promises to deepen readers' understanding of chess and enhance their enjoyment of the game, as players or spectators.
About the Author
William Hartstonis an International Master and former chess champion and an acclaimed writer and broadcaster .