Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess

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by Jon Edwards
     
 

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Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies in action. For

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Overview

Chess is a mental game, but you don't have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies in action. For hands-on practice, you can even set up your board and make your moves as you learn. With this book and practice, you'll be saying "Checkmate" in no time.

  • Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review
  • Each move or tactic is clearly explained
  • Explanations accompany each photo
  • Color photos and diagrams show key positions, strategies, and moves
  • Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470049839
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/17/2007
Series:
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Series
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
1,100,658
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

JON EDWARDS, Ph.D., is a United States Correspondence Chess Champion and a Senior International Master. He has authored seven previous books on chess and has been a chess instructor since 1976. He is the webmaster of Chess is Fun, a site that provides chess instruction to players of all ages.

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