Sharpen your chess skills with winning tactics and strategies
The skill and strategy required to win at chess can feel intimidating, but Chess for Beginners breaks it down into manageable lessons to help new players up their game. Start with a rundown of the basic game mechanics, then explore clear and concise guidance for the strategies and tactics that will help you achieve consistent success.
Learn to position your pieces and coordinate your attack with:
- A comprehensive overview--Find clear illustrations and directions that show you all the components of a chessboard, how each piece moves, and how to read chess notation.
- 10 Powerful short-term tactics--Practice shorter sequences of chess moves--like deflections, sacrifices, and forks--that help you put your strategy in play and take control of the board.
- 10 Essential long-game strategies--Learn how to activate your pieces, keep track of the whole board, think several moves ahead, go for a quick checkmate, and more.
From your first move to your last, Chess for Beginners shows you how to play a better game.