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Complete Chess Player
Complete Chess Player
by Fred Reinfeld
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In The Complete Chessplayer you will find everything you need to play-and enjoy-a good game of chess.... (read more)

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Chess for Beginners (Fireside Chess Library)
Chess for Beginners (Fireside Chess Library)
by I A Horowitz
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In this book, I. A. Horowitz, Chess Editor of the New York Times and former U.S. Open Champion, applies some of the ideas and convictions acquired from thirty-five years of playing, teaching and analyzing the royal game. He emphasizes the tactical... (read more)

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Beginning Chess: Over 300 Elementary Problems for Players New to the Game (Fireside Chess Library)
Beginning Chess: Over 300 Elementary Problems for Players New to the Game (Fireside Chess Library)
by Bruce Pandolfini
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Now even beginners can reap the rewards of Pandolfini's acclaimed teaching system. Over 300 problems, tailored to beginning players, encompass everything a player needs to learn, from the basic rules and vocabulary to the moves of various chessmen to... (read more)

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Chess Tactics for Kids
Chess Tactics for Kids
by Murray Chandler
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Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken... (read more)

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The Game of Chess
The Game of Chess
by Siegbert Tarrasch
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Dr. Tarrasch begins with the endgame — because it's easier for a novice to deal with a few men than the entire 32. An important and extensive discussion of the middle game follows. Finally, the author deals with openings and offers enlightening... (read more)

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First Chess Openings
First Chess Openings
by Eric Schiller
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A beginner's guide for children and newcomers to chess. TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP IN CHESS! First Chess Openings teaches you solid, near-foolproof openings that will help you win. You'll learn the most important openings, plus the four goals you should... (read more)

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Chess Fundamentals (McKay Chess Library)
Chess Fundamentals (McKay Chess Library)
by Jose Capablanca
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J.R. Capablanca was a World Chess Champion and one of the greatest players in chess history, yet he wrote very little about the game. Chess Fundamentals, though normally for the beginning player, contains valuable insights that will benefit players at... (read more)

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Starting Out Chess Tactics and Checkmates (Starting Out - Everyman Chess)
Starting Out Chess Tactics and Checkmates (Starting Out - Everyman Chess)
by Chris Ward
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In this easy-to-follow guide renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains the most important tactical patterns and how chess players can catch out their opponents Z99 a variety of tricks and traps Everything players need to know about chess tactics and... (read more)

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Chess for Dummies 2ND Edition
Chess for Dummies 2ND Edition
by James Eade
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For novice players, the complexities of chess can sometimes seem overwhelming-but you don¿t have to be a genius to play competitive chess. This fun and easy guide takes the intimidation out of the game, explaining the rules and lingo, demystifying... (read more)

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Chess Training Pocket Book: 300 Most Important Positions and Ideas (Chess Information & Resource Center)
Chess Training Pocket Book: 300 Most Important Positions and Ideas (Chess Information & Resource Center)
by Lev Alburt
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This book saves you years of hit-and-miss reading and sporadic improvement because it gathers together the crucial, game-winning knowledge in one easy-to-carry volume. Each position gives you an important piece of practical chess knowledge. This time... (read more)

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51 Chess Openings for Beginners
51 Chess Openings for Beginners
by Bruce Albertson
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Chess openings are the most important part of every novice's journey - and the most fun.andnbsp; The most common and important openings are presented in an easy-to-use format with large, frequent diagrams showing position along with clear explanations of... (read more)

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200 Capture Mates
200 Capture Mates
by Fred Wilson
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Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to beginners and children, present 200 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill players... (read more)

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Chess Training for Budding Champions
Chess Training for Budding Champions
by Jesper Hall
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Many chessplayers find it difficult to improve their game beyond a certain level. They can see basic tactics, know a little about openings and can calculate a few moves ahead. However, so do their opponents. What is the next level, and how does one get... (read more)

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Learn Chess in a Weekend (American)
Learn Chess in a Weekend (American)
by Ken Whyld
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Learn Chess in a Weekend provides in one clear handbook a concentrated, highly structured program that shows the novice -- step by step, hour by hour -- how to master the fundamental skills of chess in one weekend.... (read more)

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Teach Yourself Chess 2ND Edition
Teach Yourself Chess 2ND Edition
by Teach Yourself
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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.... (read more)

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Simple Chess
Simple Chess
by Michael Stean
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Written by a young Grand Master, this introduction to chess strategy is aimed primarily at players for whom a game plan is utterly enigmatic. By isolating the basic elements and illustrating them through a selection of Master and Grand Master games... (read more)

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The Everything Chess Basics Book (Everything)
The Everything Chess Basics Book (Everything)
by Us Chess Federation
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If you're looking to learn about the game of chess -- and win -- The Everything. Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction. Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation and coauthored by Anne Ashton, Director of Marketing... (read more)

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Beginner's Guide to Playing Chess (Usborne Chess Guides)
Beginner's Guide to Playing Chess (Usborne Chess Guides)
by Susan Caldwell
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This book is a basic guide for beginners of all ages. Colorful step-by-step pictures and instruction clearly and simply explain the different moves of each of the chess pieces, the rules of the game and how to play.... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess (Complete Idiot's Guides)
Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Patrick Wolff
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Don't make a move without it. Written by a U.S. Chess Champion, International Chess Grandmaster, and longtime instructor, this book includes information for both novice and expert, including over 400 illustrated chessboards and photos; over 20 pages of... (read more)

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Easy Guide to Chess
Easy Guide to Chess
by B H Wood
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First published in 1942, the late B.H. Wood's classic Easy Guide to Chess has been successfullly used by thousands of chess players around the world. Topics covered include: the men and their moves, starting the game, the importance of pawns, how to... (read more)

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