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Chess 101 Everything a New Chess Player Needs to Know


Chess 101
Everything a New Chess Player Needs to Know

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Chess 101
Everything a New Chess Player Needs to Know

There's more to learning chess than just knowing how to move the pieces. Chess 101, is a great little book that provides a comprehensive overview of everything a new player needs to know.

This book covers the following topics:

  • Types of boards and pieces
  • Setting up the board
  • The value of the pieces
  • How the pieces move, including castling and "en passant"
  • Chess notation
  • The three phases of the game of chess
  • How to study chess
  • What a chess rating is and how to get one
  • Chess clock rules
  • An overview of faster chess games
  • The mechanics of a tournament
  • Rules and etiquette
  • Tips to winning chess

This book also contains over two dozen exhibits, designed to make understanding the game easy!

About the author:

Dave is a highly rated former city chess champion and college blitz chess champion. He is the founder and past president of the Coral Springs Chess Club, which he ran for over 10 years.

He has been playing chess for nearly 40 years and has organized and promoted chess exhibitions ("simuls") with Arnold Denker, (grandmaster and former U.S Chess Champion), Roman Dzindzichashvili (Grandmaster and two-time U.S. chess champion) and Michael Rohde (Grandmaster and columnist for Chess Life magazine).

Endorsed by: Bruce Pandolfini, chess author, teacher and coach and was portrayed by Ben Kingsley in the 1993 film "Searching for Bobby Fischer".

"Whether you want to know anything from setting up the board and moving the pieces, to the rules and etiquette of the game, to competing in your first tournament, you’ll find it all and much more in Chess 101. Dave has given us a delightful introduction to the royal game. Enjoy and learn!"

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