Starting Out: Chess Tactics and Checkmates

Starting Out: Chess Tactics and Checkmates

by Chris Ward

Paperback(First Edition)

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Once a chess player has figured out how all the chess pieces move, what is the next step on the chess ladder? This helpful and entertaining book provides players with the complete answer. In this easy-to-follow guide, renowned chess teacher Chris Ward explains all the crucial checkmating patterns, plus how to catch out opponents with an assortment of tricks and traps, commonly known as chess tactics. There is something for everyone in this book: improving players can benefit from learning the basic checkmates and the key tactics such as attacking and defending pieces, forks, pins, and skewers, while more experienced players can discover the delights of advanced checkmates and sneaky tricks, ones that can flummox even the world's best players!

Learning chess tactics is fun and one of the quickest ways of improving in chess, and it's even more enjoyable when opponents begin falling for these tricks! Read this book and, with the help of a Grandmaster, any chess player will be ready to unleash the weapons in their chess battles, whoever their opponent is.

An ideal chess tactics and checkmates guide for the improving player
Written by a distinguished chess author
Full of notes, tips, and warnings to help the reader

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857444186
Publisher: Everyman Chess
Publication date: 07/01/2006
Series: Starting Out - Everyman Chess Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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