Author(s): James Eade
Check out this updated chess guide - and up your endgame in no time Over half a billion people play chess worldwide, and the game has been adopted by cultures in every continent around the globe. Whether you're new to the game or moving closer to mastery, Dummies is here to help you get your head in the game and start playing like a chess champ. Offering easy-to-follow explanations of the game and its strategies, this new edition is a must-read for those developing their technique or looking for an extra edge in their next match. * Get to know the pieces, their powers, and their role in gameplay * Practice good chess etiquette and mind your middlegame * Plan a strong opening and strategize throughout the match * Confidently challenge opponents in person, online, or at tournaments * Pass down your love of the game to the next generation of chess players Chess For Dummies walks you through the ins and outs of chess and gives you the know-how you need to open strong and outwit your opponent - over the board and online.
James Eade became a US Chess Federation Chess Master in 1981. International organizations awarded him the master title in 1990 (for correspondence) and in 1993 (for regular tournament play). Today, he writes about and teaches chess.