Simple Chess

New Algebraic Edition

Simple Chess
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Publication Date: January 1, 2003
Notation Type: AN - Algebraic
Page Count: 160 Pages


Publisher: Dover
Author: Michael Stean
Year of Publication: 2003

Pages: 160
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)


Book DescriptionWritten by a young Grand Master, this introduction to chess strategy is aimed primarily at players for whom a game plan is utterly enigmatic. By isolating the basic elements and illustrating them through a selection of Master and Grand Master games, Simple Chess breaks down the mystique of strategy into plain, easy-to-understand ideas. (Only a knowledge of basic chess terminology is assumed.) More than a lesson in fundamentals, it illustrates an increasingly prevalent style of play--a method that begins by slowly accumulating small, permanent advantages, saving the outright attack for later. Newly converted into the current algebraic notation, Simple Chess offers a strategic weapon for players at every level of expertise.

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