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How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
by Murray Chandler
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This is not just a book for kids - for ‘Dad read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is... (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 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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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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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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Chess Fundamentals
Chess Fundamentals
by Jose Capablanca
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Jose Capablanca's classic instructional manual 'Chess Fundamentals' first appeared in 1921, the year he defeated Emanuel Lasker for the world championship title. This handbook is packed with timeless advice on different aspects of practical play and... (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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A Primer of Chess (Harvest Book)
A Primer of Chess (Harvest Book)
by Jose Capablanca
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A basic manual of chess by the master José Raul Capablanca, regarded as one of the half dozen greatest players ever. Capablanca was noted especially for his technical mastery, and in this book he explains the fundamentals as no one else could... (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 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 Basics
Chess Basics
by Nigel Short
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Whether you are a total beginner or just think you'd like to play, International Grandmaster Nigel Short can show you how to play and win the "game of kings." With over 140 two-color diagrams and photographs, learn how to set up the board, the moves 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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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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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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Learn Chess
Learn Chess
by C H Od Alexander
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Learn Chess: A Complete Course provides everything you need to know to get started in chess. The first part is devoted to first principles, explaining the rules and basic strategies, whilst the second develops a thorough understanding of the various... (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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Portable Chess Coach
Portable Chess Coach
by Judith Shipman
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In The Portable Chess Coach, Judith Shipman presents a fun but thorough primer to chess. Packed with diagrams and valuable instruction, this is the ideal book for beginners, who want a clear and concise introduction that will keep them interested and... (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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