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The Everything Chess Basics Book (Everything


By Peter Kurzdorfer, Us Chess Federation, Peter Kurzdorfer

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Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Other Information: Ill.d.
Published In: United States, 02 May 2003
If you're looking to learn about the game of chess -- and win -- The Everything. Chess Basics Book provides you with the perfect introduction. Endorsed by the United States Chess Federation and coauthored by Anne Ashton, Director of Marketing, Advertising, and Outreach for the U.S.C.F. and Peter Kurzdorfer, editor of Chess Life magazine, The Everything. Chess Basics Book is an authoritative guide that appeals to chess players of all ages -- and skill.
From understanding the chess pieces to learning the basic moves to forming a winning strategy, The Everything. Chess Basics Book teaches readers all they need to know to sharpen their skills and pick up a few advanced techniques and tricks along the way.

The Everything. Chess Basics Book also features information on:
7Special moves
7Types of chess
7Chess ethics and sportsmanship
7Notation, scoring, and timing

Packed with hundreds of clear diagrams, The Everything. Chess Book will have you declaring "Checkmate!" in no time.

About the Author

Anne Ashton received her masters degree from Columbia University and is currently a director of the US Chess Federation. Peter Kurzdorfer, Chess-master, is the editor of Chess Life and School Mates.

EAN: 9781580625869
ISBN: 158062586X
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Dimensions: 23.5 x 20.3 x 2.3 centimeters (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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