Concise Chess: The Compact Guide for Beginners

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Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess. Assuming no prior knowledge, Grandmaster John Emms steers readers through all the crucial aspects of learning the game: the rules, the pieces, check and checkmate, chess notation, how to win material, attacking and defending, and the opening, middlegame, and endgame. From this book, chess players will acquire the confidence and knowledge they need to tackle an opponent over the board.
*A pocket-sized book ideal for beginners
*Written by a distinguished chess author
*All the main topics are covered

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Are you intrigued by chess, but don¿t know how to play?
Or have you played a little, but are still unsure of some of the rules?
Then this is the book for you!
Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess. Assuming no prior knowledge, Grandmaster John Emms steers the reader through all the crucial aspects of learning the game: the rules, the pieces, check and checkmate, chess notation, how to win material, attacking and defending, the opening, middlegame and endgame. Read this book and you will acquire the confidence and knowledge you need to tackle an opponent over the board.
This is a pocket-sized book that is ideal for beginners. It is written by a distinguished chess author and all the main topics are covered

About the Author:

John Emms is one of Britain's strongest Grandmasters and has represented England in various team tournaments. He has many works to his name, and is also a co-author of the very popular openings bible Nunn's Chess Openings.

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