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Chess Guide
     

Chess Guide

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by MobileReference
 

Chess from MobileReference is an ideal Chess Study Guide. The Chess covers the basic pieces of chess, before going on to some more advanced topics.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in Chess, particularly for beginners and intermediate students.

Features

  • Fully illustrated.
  • Search for the words or

Overview

Chess from MobileReference is an ideal Chess Study Guide. The Chess covers the basic pieces of chess, before going on to some more advanced topics.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in Chess, particularly for beginners and intermediate students.

Features

  • Fully illustrated.
  • Search for the words or phrases
  • Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page
  • Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.
  • Always have the guide available for a quick reference.
  • Add Bookmarks, text annotations and mark-ups
  • Automatic synchronization between the handheld and the desktop PC. You could read half of the book on the handheld, then finish reading on the desktop. Annotations and drawings are also synchronized.

Table of Contents

I. Playing The Game

Overview | The board | King | Knight | Bishop | Rook | Queen | Pawn | Special moves | Initial position | Conclusion of the game | Glossary

II. Notating The Game

Algebraic notation | Designations | Coordinate Notation | ICCF numerical notation

III. Tactics

Guarding | Batteries | The Exchange | Forks | Pinned pieces | Skewers | Discoveries | Removing the defender | Sacrifices | In between moves

IV. Strategy

Material | Tempo | Quality | Initiative | Compensation | Zugzwang | Combining attack with defense

V. Basic Openings

Aims of an opening
King's Pawn Opening: Overview | Spanish Opening | Italian Game | Russian Game | Philidor Defence | Danish Gambit | Sicilian Defence | French Defence | Pirc Defence | Modern Defence | Alekhine's Defence | Scandinavian Defence
Queen's Pawn Opening
Other openings

VI. The Endgame

Basic Checkmates: Overview | King and Queen vs. King | King and Rook vs. King
Pawn Endings: Overview | The Rule of the Square | The Opposition
Minor Piece endings

VII. Variants

Overview | Random Opening Chess

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605011066
Publisher:
MobileReference
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Mobi Reference
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
686,025
File size:
3 MB

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Chess Guide 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
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The way epub has its page breaks causes the nook to get stuck on pages. You will be hard pressed to make it to page 48.
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