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"
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:
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.
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".
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