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Chess Fundamentals (McKay Chess Library)
Chess Fundamentals (McKay Chess Library)
by Jose Capablanca
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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 Basics
Chess Basics
by David Levens
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David Levens is a professional chess coach whose students include members of the English Junior Squad. He is Marketing Director of the British Chess Federation and an author of children's fiction.... (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 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 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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Chess for Dummies(r) (For Dummies)
Chess for Dummies(r) (For Dummies)
by James Eade
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Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess Make the right moves! Features over 350 chess diagrams Tried and true tips for avoiding chess tricks and traps Kings, queens, knights — you may think chess would be a royal... (read more)

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Play Winning Chess
Play Winning Chess
by Yasser Seirawan
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An introduction to the moves, strategies, and philosophy of chess with clear explanations of the games fundamentals, instructive examples, question-and-answer sections, sample games, and psychological hints.... (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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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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Comprehensive Chess Course: Volume 2
Comprehensive Chess Course: Volume 2
by Roman Pelts
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Thirty years ago, Roman Pelts was my chess teacher in Odessa, Russia. Later he assembled all knowledge essential for becoming a stronger player in this Comprehensive Chess Course. The techniques used in the Course proved to be a success for me as well as... (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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Whiz Kids Teach Chess: Chess for 16-Under Players by Ten Child Prodigies
Whiz Kids Teach Chess: Chess for 16-Under Players by Ten Child Prodigies
by Eric Schiller
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Today's most promising young chess players present a fascinating look at learning chess--complete with a step-by-step primer on basic chess play, large diagrams, and easy-to-understand explanations targeted toward novices under age sixteen.... (read more)

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Chess Openings the Easy Way (McKay Chess Library)
Chess Openings the Easy Way (McKay Chess Library)
by Nick De Firmian
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Modern Chess Openings, known as MCO, is the best selling and most comprehensive one-volume reference on chess openings. Nick de Firmian, the International Grandmaster who "taught" the supercomputer Deep Blue, reveals how the opening moves of a... (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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Beginning Chess Play 2ND Edition
Beginning Chess Play 2ND Edition
by Bill Robertie
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Targeted for beginning and novice players, this step-by-step approach uses more than 100 actual chess diagrams to bring out the excitement of chess and shows players an easy method of learning and playing. Players learn the basics principles of opening... (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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Chess Is Child's Play: Teaching Techniques That Work
Chess Is Child's Play: Teaching Techniques That Work
by Laura Sherman
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Chess is Child's Play is a book written byparents, for parents. It is written for YOU Chess is one of the oldest strategygamesknown to man. Studies show that children who learn chess at an early age gainsuchvaluable life skillsas: .Problem-solving... (read more)

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Beginning Chess: How to Master the Fundamental Skills
Beginning Chess: How to Master the Fundamental Skills
by D B Pritchard
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The perfect primer for novice chess players.... (read more)

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