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Teach Yourself Chess William Hartston

Teach Yourself Chess By William Hartston

Teach Yourself Chess by William Hartston


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Summary

Contains information you need to know to learn and develop an understanding of good chess. This book begins with the basics, the moves of the pieces, elementary tactics and basic combinations to force checkmate. It then explains how to fight for control, how to exploit strengths and weaknesses and how to develop a strategic plan.

Teach Yourself Chess Summary

Teach Yourself Chess by William Hartston

With clear diagrams and illustrations, this guide offers all the help you should need to learn and develop an understanding of good chess. It begins with the basics, the moves of the pieces, elementary tactics and basic combinations to force checkmate. It then explains how to fight for control, how to exploit strengths and weaknesses and how to develop a strategic plan. It also includes useful commentaries on historic games and exercises for the reader.

About William Hartston

Bill Hartston is an experienced Chess player and writes the Chess column in The Independent.

Table of Contents

introduction 1 - the rules of the game 2 - elementary endgames 3 - elementary tactics 4 - principles of opening play 5 - endgame strategy 6 - strategic planning 7 - basic opening theory 8 - illustrative games 9 - the art of chess compositions postscript appendix glossary

Additional information

GOR001207184
9780340860014
0340860014
Teach Yourself Chess by William Hartston
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Murray Press
2003-03-28
240
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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