The Chess Player's Bible: Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game (Paperback)
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 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.
Al Lawrence is the Director of the Texas Tech Chess Program and former Executive Director of the USCF and World Chess Hall of Fame. Al is an award-winning author, journalist, and editor.