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Title:
Learn to play chess like a boss
ISBN:
9781465483812
Edition:
First American edition.
Physical Description:
ix, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Summary:
Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the king You already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging--the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king? The path to a perfect checkmate is in your hands! In the pages of this book, you'll find an introduction to all the chess pieces including their strengths and weaknesses, tips on how to protect your pieces and prevent their capture, and guidance on when to attack and defend like a boss. You'll also find a bonus tear-out card to take your new tactics on the go!
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You already know just how enjoyable--and and challenging-the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king? The path to a perfect checkmate is in your hands! In the pages of this book, you'll find an introduction to all the chess pieces including their strengths and weaknesses, tips on how to protect your pieces and prevent their capture, and guidance on when to attack and defend like a boss. You'll also find a bonus tear-out card to take your new tactics on the go!


Author Notes

Patrick Wolff played his first chess tournament at the age of nine. He won the U.S. Junior (under 20) Championship twice. He became an International Grandmaster, the highest title one can earn, in 1990, and has gone on to win many tournaments, including the U.S. Championship twice. He is also the author of Kasparov versus Anand- The Inside Story of the 1995 World Chess Tournament, the book based on his coaching of Viswanathan Anand, the Indian chess superstar.