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    Master the ancient art of chess, the game of kings. Now, novice players can learn quickly and at a glance the key techniques and classic moves of the chess masters. This fully revised and updated edition includes basic and advanced tactics, combinations, sacrifices, pawn structures, and annotated illustrations to help players of every level hold their own against more advanced players. This book also includes:
    • Over 300 examples of attacking and defensive strategies for the opening, middle and end phases of the game
    • NEW: Master Challenges at the end of each section to reinforce practical knowledge and hone skills
    • NEW: “How to Win” quick-reference summary helps players start winning immediately
    • NEW: Game Analysis section that includes a selection of groundbreaking games that can be played again and again—so players learn from the greatest players of all time
    It’s a comprehensive and compact reference that will find a ready place in school and private chess clubs. This book will also be a favorite among individuals who wish to discover chess as a pleasurable way to spend a social evening.

    From the Reviews:
    “For those new to chess, or for those who want to improve their game, it is often hard to find a starting point. Yet chess expert Eade's (The Chess Player's Bible) latest is a solid choice. VERDICT Overall, this is an excellent first book for the novice player or as a text for a school or library chess club.”
    School Library Journal

    About the Author:
    James Eade
    has written several books about chess, and has been the editor of two chess journals. He is a former president of the Chess Journalists of America (CJA), and has won the CJA award for best instructional article. He was an executive board member of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1996-1999, and of F.I.D.E. (the international chess organization) from 2000-2002. He is a trustee of the US Charitable Chess Trust. As a player, he was awarded the title of Chess Master by the USCF in 1981 and by F.I.D.E. in 1993. He lives with his wife in Menlo Park, California.

    Revisions and new material by Al Lawrence, Director of the Texas Tech Chess Program and former Executive Director for the USCF and World Chess Hall of Fame. Al is an awardwinning author, journalist, and editor.


    Hardcover w/spiral binding / 288 Pages / 5 ¾ x 7 ¾ / 2015

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