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Art.-No.: LOWATCOFK

Chess Openings for Kids

128 pages, hardback, Gambit, 1. edition 2011.

€12.95
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For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again.

This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas. Beginners will learn how to position their pieces for maximum impact. More experienced players will discover some remarkable tactical and strategic themes that are vital for chess mastery.

Throughout the book, numerous devastating opening traps are highlighted. You will have fun posing difficult problems for your opponent - whether a friend, a chess-club rival or your Dad!

Chess Openings for Kids makes learning the chess openings fun. Playing these powerful openings helps develop an understanding of how the pieces work together. Soon you will be able to play strong moves in any opening position, and approach every game with confidence - and success.

Details
Language English
Author Burgess, Graham
Watson, John L.
Publisher Gambit
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 400 g
Width 18 cm
Height 23 cm
Pages 128
ISBN-10 1906454264
ISBN-13 9781906454265
Year of Publication 2011
Binding hardback
Contents

005 Introduction

006 Algebraic Notation

008 How to Play the Opening

The 50 Mighty Openings

014 1) Giuoco Piano

016 2) Evans Gambit

018 3) Two Knights Defence

020 4) King's Gambit

022 5) Danish Gambit and Centre Game

024 6) Göring and Latvian Gambits

026 7) Bishop's Opening and Vienna Game

028 8) Scotch Game

030 9) Philidor Defence

032 10) Petroff Defence

034 11) Ruy Lopez: Introduction

036 12) Ruy Lopez: Closed Main Lines

038 13) Ruy Lopez: Marshall Attack

040 14) Ruy Lopez: Open Spanish

042 15) Alekhine Defence

044 16) Scandinavian Defence

046 17) Caro-Kann Defence

048 18) French Defence: Introduction

050 19) French Defence: 3 Nc3 Main Lines

052 20) Sicilian Defence: Introduction

054 21) Closed Sicilian and Grand Prix Attack

056 22) Alapin (c3) Sicilian

058 23) Morra Gambit

060 24) Bb5 Sicilian

062 25) Open Sicilian: Introduction

064 26) Sicilian Dragon

066 27) Sicilian Najdorf

068 28) Sveshnikov Sicilian

070 29) Queen's Gambit Accepted

072 30) Classical Queen's Gambit Declined

074 31) Tartakower and Modern Lines

076 32) Queen's Gambit Exchange Variations

078 33) Tarrasch Defence

080 34) Chigorin and Albin Counter-Gambit

082 35) Slav

084 36) Semi-Slav

086 37) London, Colle and Trompowsky

088 38) Dutch Defence

090 39) Modern Benoni and Benko Gambit

092 40) King's Indian: Introduction

094 41) King's Indian: Main Lines

096 42) Grünfeld Defence: Introduction

098 43) Exchange Grünfeld

100 44) Queen's Indian and Bogo-Indian

102 45) Nimzo-Indian: Introduction

104 46) Nimzo-Indian: Main Lines

106 47) Reversed Sicilian

108 48) Symmetrical English

110 49) Assorted English Lines

112 50) Reti Opening

114 Test Your Opening Knowledge

116 Test Your Opening Skills

123 Test Solutions

128 Conclusion

Extract

Chess Openings for Kids

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12.95