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Batsford Chess Course

179 pages, hardback, Batsford Chess, 1992.

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Language English
Author Basman, Michael
Publisher Batsford Chess
Medium Book
Pages 179
Year of Publication 1992
Binding hardback

007 1 Test Your Talent (1-11)

013 2 First Round Knockouts (12-37)

026 3 Checkmates in Two (38-61)

036 4 Longer Mates (62-87)

047 5 Winning Tactics (88-131)

070 6 Learn from the Champions (132-160)

085 7 Beat the Masters (161-192)

102 8 Missed Opportunities (193-226)

120 9 Strategic Chess (227-236)

126 10 Endgame Challenges (237-262)

140 11 Tough Nuts and Party Tricks (263-300)

'Essential instruction for bright youngsters who wish to advance in chess or adults who want to consolidate existing chess skills.'

Grandmaster Raymond Keene, Chess Commentator, The Times and Thames TV

Having learnt how to play chess, the next step is to master the basic principles of opening play, tactics and endgames. Batsford´s Second Chess Course deals with these important areas, developing a thorough understanding of the skills of the game which will enable readers not only to improve their results, but also to increase their appreciation and enjoyment of this fascinating game.

Each important idea is reinforced by colourful examples and tests which will enable you to keep a check on your progress. The Course, suitable for either individual tuitition or use in groups, is an ideal guide for chess enthusiasts of all ages.

Michael basman is an International Master and has competed in chess competitions throughout the world. He also runs a successful coaching course for young players around which the best-selling Batsford Chess Course was originally based.

Batsford Chess Course