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Starting chess

Author: Harriet Castor; Rebecca Treays
Publisher: London : Usborne, 1995.
Series: Usborne First Skills Series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the basics of chess, including the layout of the board, the various pieces and how they move, exchanges, opening and closing moves, and chess notation, and also includes internet links.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Castor; Rebecca Treays
ISBN: 0746013876 9780746013878 0746013868 9780746013861
OCLC Number: 32923677
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: About chess --
Setting up --
Queen --
Pawns --
King --
First game --
Rooks --
Exchanges --
Knights --
Bishops --
Special moves --
Opening moves and tricks --
Writing chess down --
End of a game --
Puzzle answers --
Index.
Series Title: Usborne First Skills Series
Responsibility: Harriet Castor ; edited by Rebecca Treays.

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With a one-step-at-a-time approach, this book covers everything for the beginner chess player, from setting up the pieces and simple first games to extra tricks and tactics. The illustrations show  Read more...

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