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Learn chess the fun way and add firepower to your chess strategies with this beginner’s guide to the world's most popular game of skill.
From the opening move to checkmate, How to Play Chess is an easy-to-follow guide to achieve grandmaster greatness. Perfect for children aged 8–13, this companion explains chess tactics and strategies in simple language supported by amazing 3-D images. Starting with basic terms and techniques, this book will make you a chess champion and teach you master tips to impress your opponents.
The book begins with a short history of chess and also explains the basic rules and objectives of the game. It contains descriptions of popular moves and the reference section illustrates the moves of one of the most famous chess games – the Opera Game played by the Duke of Brunswick in 1858.
Grab a copy of How to Play Chess and learn to solve the toughest of chess challenges.
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