Improve Your Chess in 7 Days
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Improve Your Chess in 7 Days

By Gary Lane

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Format: Paperback, 205 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 September 2007
In the chess world, there are the few-- the dedicated, competitive experts-- and the many, the millions of social players who are totally unaware of chess theory. Now there' s a quick and easy way to bridge the gap. In just one week, the unschooled player will gain access to the principles that guide the masters: On the first day, the basic concepts of strategy and tactics are introduced. On the second, the reader learns some of the more popular openings and the ideas behind them. And so on, until, by the seventh day, the rapidly advancing student will be able to pull off sophisticated swindles! Illustrated with sidesplitting cartoons, it' s a quick, entertaining, and extraordinarily direct road to chess mastery.

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No time to study but want to win more chess games? This book offers practical tips and hints on how to improve. It teaches how to beat the champions - in just a week. With one short chapter for each day of the week, it is suitable for social chess players. It includes a sprinkling of chess cartoons to keep you smiling as you read.

About the Author

Gary Lane is a well known author and chess player. He learned to play at the age of 8 when his brother taught him the moves but when Gary started winning the brother took up fishing as a hobby. A well known coach for junior and senior chess champions he has written over 30 books. Some of the more popular titiles include "Improve Your chess in 7 Days", Sharpen Your Chess tactics in 7 Days and "Prepare to Attack".

EAN: 9780713490503
ISBN: 0713490500
Publisher: B.T. Batsford
Dimensions: 23.11 x 16.76 x 1.55 centimeters (0.31 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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