Chess

From First Moves to Checkmate

Daniel King

Kingfisher

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Find out how much fun and how simple chess can be with this full color guide. Geared toward both the beginner and the chess aficionado, International Grandmaster Daniel King shows you how to play the game and how to emerge victorious. State-of-the-art diagrams and illustrations guide beginning players through basic rules and moves, while puzzles, training exercises and strategy tips help more experienced players to improve their game. Everything from how to set up the board, the classic moves and the history of chess are included, as well as features on the greatest players, a glossary, and information on chess organizations and websites.

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King's latest book on chess is a real gem. The computer-generated graphics are staggering. Certain to make this irresistible to browsers." --Booklist

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About the Author

Daniel King

Daniel King is a professional chess player who has achieved the highest chess title -- International Grandmaster. He has written eleven books about chess and has done live television commentary of the World Chess Championship.

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Chess
From First Moves to Checkmate
Daniel King

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American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, NYPL Books for the Teen Age

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
April 2001
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753453872
ISBN10: 0753453878
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
9 2/5 x 9 3/10 inches, 64 pages, With full color photographs and illustrations
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$16.95
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