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The complete idiot's guide to chess

Author: Patrick Wolff
Publisher: Indianapolis : Alpha, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An introduction to chess discusses the history of the game, tactics, strategies, chess superstars, tournament play, and computer chess.
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Genre/Form: Rules
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Wolff
ISBN: 0028641825 9780028641829
OCLC Number: 49680060
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Let's play chess --
Why play chess? --
Drawing the battle lines --
Rules of engagement --
pt. 2. --
Tactics --
It's a material world --
Tricks of the tactical trade --
Dirtier tricks --
Hunting down the king --
pt. 3. Strategy --
In the beginning --
Making the most of your pieces --
Pawn shop --
The final frontier --
Weak squares --
All good things must come to an end --
pt. 4. --
Beyond the basics --
Training camp --
Hall of Fame --
Getting competitive --
Chess in cyberspace --
How computers play chess --
How to beat the computer.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Chess
Responsibility: by Patrick Wolff.

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An introduction to chess discusses the history of the game, tactics, strategies, chess superstars, tournament play, and computer chess.

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