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Easy guide to chess

154 pages, paperback, Reprint, Everyman, 2. edition 1994, first edition 1942

From the series »Everyman Chess Classics«

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First published in 1942, the late B. H. Wood's classic "Easy Guide to Chess" has been successfully used by thousands of chess players around the world. Topics covered include: the men and their moves, starting the game, the importance of pawns, how to record the moves, standard openings, and much more. This introductory book has been substantially revised for the first algebraic edition, which will bring the game to a new generation of young players.

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Weight 220 g
Manufacturer Everyman
Width 14.6 cm
Height 20.8 cm
Medium Book
Year of Publication 1994
Author B.H. Wood
Series Everyman Chess Classics
Language English
Edition 2
ISBN-13 978-1-78194-329-8
Year of First Edition 1942
Pages 154
Binding paperback

007 Introduction

009 1 The Men and their Moves

023 2 Starting and Finishing the Game

033 3 Values of the Men

049 4 First Chess Games

056 5 Elements of Combination

072 6 Pawns

084 7 The Pieces and the Pawns

093 8 How to Make Good Moves

104 9 Chess Notation

108 10 Basic Endgame Motifs

115 11 Standard Openings

123 12 Problems and Practical Play

138 Appendix

140 Index and Glossary