Checkmate!: My First Chess Book


My First Chess Book

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ISBN10: 1857443586 ISBN13: 9781857443585 Contributors: Jacobs, Byron (Editor) Publisher: Everyman Chess Published: Oct 1 2004 Pages: 96 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 8.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate. Learn the numerous tricks and traps that you can set your unwary opponents and, just as importantly, how to avoid falling into them yourself. Make a journey through this book and, with the help of the world's best player, readers will be ready for your first chess battle. *Covers all the crucial rules, aims and aspects of the game *Full color illustrations throughout *Innovative design *Written by a legend of the chess world

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