Checkmate! My First Chess Book
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Everyman Chess / 2004 / Hardcover

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An ideal chess guide for beginners that covers all the crucial rules and aims and introduces all aspects of the game. Written by Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history.

Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate. Learn the numerous tricks and traps you can set your unwary opponents and, just as importantly, how to avoid falling into them yourself. Hardcover, 96 pages from Everyman Chess.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 98
Vendor: Everyman Chess
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 8.25 X 8.25 (inches)
ISBN: 1857443586
ISBN-13: 9781857443585

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In Checkmate! readers are invited to learn chess with Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as their teacher. In this book chess players can discover all the various pieces and how they move, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.

Author Bio

Garry Kasparov is generally regarded as the greatest chess player ever. He was the thirteenth World Champion, holding the title between 1985 and 2000. His tournament record is second to none, featuring numerous wins in the world's major events, often by substantial margins. Over the last few years he has taken first prize in ten consecutive major international events.

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    Amy Olson
    Great book. Great layout with easy explanations of each piece. It discusses everything you need to know to play and play well.
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