CHESS FOR BEGINNERS

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    Year of Publication
    1995 2011 1995 to 2011
    Author(s)
    1. Graham Burgess (1)
    2. John Watson (1)
    3. Josh Waitzkin (1)
    4. Maurice Ashley (1)
    5. Murray Chandler (3)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (5)
    2. AN - Algebraic (1)
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    1. GM Karsten Muller (1)
    2. WFM Sabrina Chevannes (2)

      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1
      Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Fritz Trainer on DVD Endgame theory constitutes the foundation of chess. You realize this in striking clarity once you obtain a won endgame but in the end have to be content with a draw because of a lack of necessary know-how.
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      CHESS ENDGAMES - Basic Knowledge for Beginners - Karsten Muller - VOLUME 1

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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1

      This DVD is for anyone who knows the rules of chess but would like to be able to improve their game with some specific tactics and strategies. It builds on the basic principles of chess that should have already been learnt. However, there is also an introductory chapter for those that may have gaps in this part of their foundation. The main part of the DVD is split into four chapters: Opening – The general principles of the opening are discussed here. No specific opening repertoire is suggested but a guide of how to tackle any opening and come through the first stage of the game in a better position. Middlegame – Some basic tactical devices are introduced such as the pin, fork, skewer and discovered attack. These devices are used throughout the levels of chess and even top grandmaster games are won from a basic device as these. Ending – The basic checkmating technique of the most common endings that occur in novice games are instructed here. These techniques are essential to master before continuing with more complex checkmates. Test – The DVD finishes with a test chapter which consists of 20 exercises based on the information discussed throughout the DVD. Each exercise allows time for you to pause and calculate the answer before the answer is discussed. This DVD is a must for anyone who wants to improve their game, whether they are a junior or an adult. It can be for those who have just learnt the moves or for those who have played for some time but want to consolidate their knowledge. Video running time: 4 hours 15 min. System requirements Pentium-Processor at 300 Mhz or higher, 64 MB RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, DVD drive, mouse, soundcard
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 1

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      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
      Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
      The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.
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      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

      Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
      Catalog Code: B0005SS
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      How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
      Including the 50 Deadly Checkmates
      This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.
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      How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

      Including the 50 Deadly Checkmates
      Catalog Code: B0056GB
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      Chess for Children
      How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
      With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.
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      Chess for Children

      How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
      Catalog Code: B0157GB
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      Chess Tactics for Kids
      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
      Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
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      Chess Tactics for Kids

      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
      Catalog Code: B0170GB
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      The Most Valuable Skills in Chess
      From the Basic Moves to Winning Your First Game - And Beyond
      This book makes his ideas and material available to all: teachers and students alike. He has been called the Tiger Woods of chess. In 1999, Maurice Ashley became the first African-American to qualify for the elite Grandmaster title, an achievement that was widely reported in the international media, including Time magazine, USA Today, New York Times, Sports Illustrated and The Times (London).
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      The Most Valuable Skills in Chess

      From the Basic Moves to Winning Your First Game - And Beyond
      Catalog Code: B0138GB
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      Chess Openings for Kids
      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      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.
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      Chess Openings for Kids

      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      Catalog Code: B0164GB
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 2
      You love moving the chess pieces, but always wanted to know how to really play? Then this DVD series is just the thing for you.
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      CHESS FOR NOVICES - Sabrina Chevannes - VOLUME 2

      Catalog Code: WIN0361CB

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