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Chess 101 by Dave Schloss

Chess 101 by Dave Schloss
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Everything a new chess player needs to know - Basic Play, how to Study, Rules, Etiquette, Puzzles, and More! 82 pages.

Learning to play chess involves more than just knowing how to move the pieces.

Chess 101 is a chess book for beginners that provides comprehensive chess instruction about everything a new player needs to know.

This beginner chess book covers the following topics:

Types of boards and pieces
Setting up the board
The value of the pieces
How the pieces move, including castling and "en passant
Chess notation
The three phases of the game of chess
How to study chess
What a chess rating is and how to get one
Chess clock rules
An overview of faster chess games
The mechanics of a tournament
Rules and etiquette
Tips to winning chess

Chess 101 also contains over two dozen exhibits, designed to help you learn to play chess with ease!

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Reviews:

"Whether you want to know anything from setting up the board and moving the pieces, to the rules and etiquette of the game, to competing in your first tournament, you’ll find it all and much more in Chess 101. Dave has given us a delightful introduction to the royal game. Enjoy and learn!"

Bruce Pandolfini
Chess author, teacher and coach and was portrayed by Ben Kingsley in the film Searching for Bobby Fischer

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About the author...

Dave is a highly rated former city chess champion and college blitz chess champion. He is the founder and past president of the Coral Springs Chess Club, which he ran for over 10 years.

He has been playing chess for nearly 40 years and has organized and promoted chess exhibitions ("simuls) with Arnold Denker, (grandmaster and former U.S Chess Champion), Roman Dzindzichashvili (grandmaster and two-time U.S. chess champion) and Michael Rohde (grandmaster and columnist for Chess Life magazine).