64 things you need to know in chess
This is a basic primer for those who know how to play chess and are seeking to improve.
John Walker draws upon his many years of teaching experience to provide the essential knowledge that will both help readers start winning games immediately and lay the foundation for a deeper understanding of chess tactics and strategy.
Each `thing` is explained in an easy-to-follow lesson, which is followed by exercises that enable the reader to check that he or she has fully understood the concept.
• The basic checkmates
• Essential endgame knowledge
• Tactics and combinations
• Middlegame themes
• Practical tips
• Opening play
John Walker, several times Chess Champion of Oxfordshire, is a schoolteacher who has taught chess to children for many years. His accessible writing style has gained him many fans. He has written several other popular instructional works, including Attacking the King and Chess Combinations: The Improving Player`s Puzzle Book. This is his first book published under the Gambit imprint.
- Casa editrice Gambit
- Code 4672
- Pagine p. 144
- Anno 2002